Gazprom is a major sponsor of the Uefa Champions League competition. But what exactly do they get from the deal? Photo: AlamyGazprom is a major sponsor of the Uefa Champions League competition. But what exactly do they get from the deal? Photo: Alamy
Gazprom is a major sponsor of the Uefa Champions League competition. But what exactly do they get from the deal? Photo: Alamy
Simon Chadwick
Opinion

Opinion

Simon Chadwick

Sports sponsorship fuelling Gazprom’s soft power: how the Russian energy supplier uses football to reach out to decision-makers

  • Russian energy company sells fossil fuels to governments
  • Firm has been a major partner for Fifa and Uefa for a number of years

Gazprom is a major sponsor of the Uefa Champions League competition. But what exactly do they get from the deal? Photo: AlamyGazprom is a major sponsor of the Uefa Champions League competition. But what exactly do they get from the deal? Photo: Alamy
Gazprom is a major sponsor of the Uefa Champions League competition. But what exactly do they get from the deal? Photo: Alamy
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