Chelsea Ink New Partnership with Hit TV Series The Simpsons

By iSportconnect | February 27, 2014

Premier League leaders Chelsea Football Club have announced a new collaboration with the iconic TV series The Simpsons.

The partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products will see a co-created line of Chelsea branded merchandise with legendary Simpson characters Homer and Bart.

Five Chelsea players were “Simpson-ised” to celebrate the announcement. From left to right; Eden Hazard, Fernando Torres, John Terry, Frank Lampard and Petr Cech.

Chelsea FC Chief Executive Ron Gourlay said: “We are very pleased to announce such an exciting partnership. The Simpsons is a hugely popular show and I hope Chelsea fans will enjoy seeing its main characters in our colours.”

Club captain Terry added: “It’s great to see myself and the other players as Simpsons characters. The Simpsons was and still is my favourite show, and is now my kids’ too. I can’t wait to see what Bart and Homer will look like as Chelsea players.”

The Simpsons is the longest-running scripted show in television history and is now in its 26th season.

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