Extra(R), the ‘Official Chewing Gum of the Mexican National Soccer Team,’ Celebrates...

Extra(R), the ‘Official Chewing Gum of the Mexican National Soccer Team,’ Celebrates the Team’s U.S. Tour in Los Angeles

Jorge Campos, legendary Mexican goalie, and representatives from the Mexican Soccer Federation to officially kick off Mexico's road to South Africa 2010


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LOS ANGELES, March 2 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ —

WHAT:

Extra(R), ‘El Chicle Oficial de la Seleccion Mexicana,’ will officially kick off their year as the Official Chewing Gum of Mexican National Soccer Team (MNT) with an African-themed celebration on the eve of the team’s friendly against New Zealand at the Rose Bowl. Jorge Campos, the legendary goalie from the 1994 and 1998 World Cup teams, will serve as master of ceremonies. Jorge, along with representatives from Wrigley, makers of Extra gum, will be available for interviews to discuss Mexico’s chances and strategies for a successful bid at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

The African-themed night will feature African dancers, mariachis, Extreme Freestyle Soccer Players and a countdown clock to June 11, the date Mexico will open the 19th FIFA World Cup against host South Africa.

WHEN:

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

6:00 p.m. PST – Media check-in

6:30 p.m. PST – Hors d’oeuvres

7:00 to 8:00 p.m. PST – One-on-one interview opportunities with Jorge Campos, Wrigley and FMF officials

NOTE TO MEDIA: To request one-on-one, you must confirm with contacts below

WHERE:

The Conga Room at L.A. Live

800 West Olympic Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA

VISUALS:

Jorge Campos, former Mexican National Team goalie

Extreme Freestyle soccer players

African dancers

Countdown to South Africa Clock

INTERVIEWS:

Jorge Campos, former Mexican National Team goalie

Juan Carlos Davila, spokesperson, the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company

Representative, Mexican Soccer Federation

CONTACT:

Silvia Manrique, Dig Communications

312-404-3441, smanrique@digcommunications.com

Or

Ana Serafin, Dig Communications

773-807-9190, aserafin@digcommunications.com

SOURCE Wrigley

Extra(R), the ‘Official Chewing Gum of the Mexican National Soccer Team,’ Celebrates the Team’s U.S. Tour in Los Angeles