31.05.2021 – 13:58
Istanbul, Turkey (ots)
One of the largest European sports leagues, the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four, started this season in Cologne. Anadolu Efes was able to take home the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Cup for the first time this year after beating FC Barcelona 86:81 in the final. Olimpia Milano finished the tournament in third after an 83-73 win over CSKA Moscow.
Vasilije Micic was voted Most Valuable Player (MVP) and received a reward of 1 million travel miles from the Turkish Airlines passenger loyalty program Miles & Smiles. Turkish Airlines CEO M. Ilker Ayci said: “I would like to thank Anadolu Efes from the bottom of my heart for the great time and for the championship trophy that you have given our nation.”
Jordi Bertomeu, EuroLeague Basketball President and CEO said: “The Covid-19 pandemic has posed new challenges for all of us – clubs, players, coaches, fans, referees and of course partners – and we are proud to have mastered it so remarkably I would like to personally thank all of our teams for the most competitive season ever and congratulate Anadolu Efes, the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Champion 2021. Last but not least, my biggest thanks go to our partner Turkish Airlines, who has supported us for many years. ”
Turkish Airlines has sponsorship deals in a variety of sports, including soccer, basketball, golf, rugby, cricket, ice hockey, and cycling, and has been a long-time supporter of EuroLeague basketball. For the past five years, Turkish Airlines has participated in the Super Bowl and was the official airline sponsor of UEFA Euro 2016. In the past, the Turkish Airlines logo has graced the jerseys of the world’s most famous athletes, such as Lionel Messi and Kobe Bryant, as well as major ones Clubs like FC Barcelona, Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund.
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