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New MLS Team Minnesota United Announce Target Kit Sponsor Deal

Minnesota United this morning announced that Minneapolis-based retailer Target will be the kit sponsor for the club's inaugural MLS season and beyond. Minnesota United announced that they signed a multi-year deal that allows Target to put their famous bullseye logo prominently on the 2017 kits.

Minnesota United FC Announce Multi-Year Target Sponsorship Deal

The club also announced that Target will be a premier sponsor at MNUFC events across the Twin Cities and the Target brand will be on display at TCF Bank Stadium at all 17 home matches.

"We are proud to announce that Target, a great Minnesota-based company, will be Minnesota United’s first MLS kit sponsor," said Minnesota United President Nick Rogers. "Target is making a major push into soccer in the U.S., at all levels, and the entire club is thrilled to have Target as a partner. I can’t wait to see our players and fans proudly displaying the iconic Target bullseye across their chests. Together, Target and Minnesota United will represent the state of Minnesota in our global game."

In addition to the deal with Minnesota United, Target announced a League partnership with MLS, immediately positioning the local company as one of the largest supporters and retail locations for soccer in the United States.

"We look forward to helping launch Minnesota United FC to the world and bring soccer to the Twin Cities, which has been Target’s hometown for more than 50 years," said Rick Gomez, senior vice president, Marketing, Target. "Target has a long history of supporting our local teams and are proud to be part of Major League Soccer’s expansion into the Twin Cities this year."

The first-ever MLS Minnesota United kit will feature the Target bullseye logo and will be revealed in late February.

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