Media Release

Fédération Internationale de Football Association

FIFA Strasse 20, P.O Box 8044 Zurich, Switzerland, +41 (0) 43 222 7777

Tuesday 15 February 2022, 13:00

Claro signs up as Regional Supporter of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

  • Regional Supporter agreement covers South American market for upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022™

  • Claro operates globally and has a significant presence in numerous passionate football nations across South America

Telecommunications provider Claro has been unveiled as a Regional Supporter of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. The agreement spans South America and covers fixed-line and wireless telecommunication services, as well as wireless telecommunication end-user services, in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. As a Regional Supporter, Claro will leverage its association with the tournament by running unique promotions to connect with the passionate fans across South America through brand assets, tickets and pre-produced content available with Claro throughout the year in the run-up to the FIFA World Cup 2022™. “Claro will help to build excitement ahead of this year’s tournament and bring the joy of this groundbreaking competition to South America, a continent that has produced the FIFA World Cup champions on nine occasions over the years,” said FIFA’s Director of Commercial Revenues, Nick Brown. “A proud supporter of sporting events, Claro’s desire to utilise its role as a Regional Supporter to engage fans of all ages across the likes of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay, all passionate football nations, will contribute to making the FIFA World Cup 2022 a truly global celebration of the beautiful game.” José Félix, the President of Claro Brasil, commented on the announcement: “At Claro, we are proud to participate in one of the greatest events on the planet, which engages millions of football fans and unites so many people, geographies and cultures at the same time. Claro is a market leader in the main countries of the region and, through its high-quality connectivity services in South America, will help bring the excitement of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 to its customers and all of South America.” “Claro has a unique capacity in telecommunications to engage fans with all the emotion that a FIFA World Cup represents. Anywhere they go, our customers will be connected to Qatar through our telecommunications services, as the Official South American Telecoms Operator of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.” Brazil and Argentina have already qualified for this year’s FIFA World Cup, which will take place from 21 November to 18 December 2022, with up to another three places available to South American teams. For more information and to apply for tickets, visit