IG Markets sponsors Los Azulones
IG Markets, part of IG Group Holdings, has inked a sponsorship deal with Getafe Club de Fútbol S.A.D. IG Group plc is a British firm that offers Contracts for Difference (CFD’s) and financial spread betting. The Spanish
football club is often referred to as ‘Los Azulones’ (the dark blues).
IG Group announced that the one season agreement
with Getafe CF proves the importance it places on IG Markets. In addition, the deal shows IG Group’s support for sport in Spain. Under the new deal the club’s shorts will feature the IG Markets logo during this year’s campaign.
Found Baja, director for IG Markets Spain, commented: “We have managed to become a leading CFD provider in Spain. We feel it’s time to move on to Spanish football. Getafe CF has been extremely successful and its values match our philosophy.”
Spanish football club
Getafe Club de Fútbol was founded in 1946 and finished sixth last season. This result rewarded them a Europa League spot. After the 1981/82 campaign players weren’t paid and Getafe was automatically relegated and consequently liquidated. Getafe CF was re-founded in 1983.