Sport.Video’s cooperation with Red Bull Neymar Jr´s Five tournament a success
From 12-13 July 2019, SPORT.VIDEO partnered with Red Bull to exclusively stream key highlights from the World Finals of the Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five held at the Instituto Projeto Neymar Jr in Praia Grande, Brazil.
The main ambassador of the event was football superstar Neymar Jr, who founded the non-profit institute for underprivileged children in the area of Sao Paolo where he grew up. Over 100,000 players from more than 40 countries across 6 continents competed to reach the finals of the largest amateur 5-a-side football tournament, with 53 teams playing during the event. Players had the opportunity to meet Neymar Jr directly on the pitch, while viewers were able to witness the excitement of Neymar Jr and friends competing against teams in the Champions of Women and Champions of Mixed competitions.
SPORT.VIDEO worked closely with Red Bull before the event to ensure the seamless integration of its technology into Red Bull’s global web page www.redbullneymarjrsfive.com/, enabling instant high-quality streaming. SPORT.VIDEO covered the entire tournament, smoothly communicating the story behind and connection between professional and amateur/semi-pro sport.
"SPORT.VIDEO was thrilled to broadcast 115 games from this event. Through our innovative mobile app, we delivered 1,368 individual highlights online in real time, enabling us to share all the goals, skills, and emotions with fans globally as they happened,” said Martin Cano, Head of Sales and Operations at SPORT.VIDEO.
Every match was captured by SPORT.VIDEO in exclusive highlight videos, including Neymar Jr scoring an incredible goal and demonstrating his renowned skills. Each video was immediately made available on the global web page in real time, enabling fans globally to share the magic of 437 goals. The re-live of the games is still available as VOD on Red Bull TV.
So much stunning content was captured, including unbelievable goals and moments shared in real time, thanks to the dynamic partnership between SPORT.VIDEO and Red Bull Neymar Jr´s Five.
"What a fantastic tournament, full of passionate athletes from all around the world. All teams showed their best game, fought hard for their countries, and hoped to win the tournament to play against Neymar Jr and his team," said Matus Parizek, CEO of SPORT.VIDEO. "It is an honour to be the Live Highlights partner of Red Bull Neymar Jr´s Five, global 5-a-side football tournament, proudly promoting mixed and women’s football with industry leaders such as Red Bull and Neymar Jr"