(November 8, 2005 - Burbank, CA) – Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) and FIFA announced today a full range of products that will be produced to support FIFA World Cup 2006 Germany™. From balls to bags, caps to cups, jewelry to figurines, apparel to pennants, a wide range of high quality officially licensed merchandise will be available in key territories around the world. With this exciting new product line-up, fans of football can feel even closer to the action and will be able to take home some of the excitement of the tournament. “FIFA World Cup brings fans from around the globe together for an incredibly special moment in time,” said Jordan Sollitto, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Marketing and International Licensing, Warner Bros. Consumer Products. “With our licensees, we are pleased to help fans express their passion for the sport -- and the event -- with a great line-up of officially licensed merchandise.” WBCP is the sole and exclusive worldwide merchandise-licensing representative for the 2006 FIFA World Cup™ in all markets outside Europe and Japan. WBCP licenses the rights to use the Official 2006 FIFA World Cup™ Event Emblem, Official Mascot, and the FIFA World Cup Trophy for products in all key categories--sports apparel and accessories, balls, footwear, bags, toys and games, headwear, pennants, and more. A variety of merchandise is being produced by some of the best manufacturers in the world including: APPAREL, ACCESSORIES, FOOTWEAR PBM Industrial S.A de C.V. -- Football balls (PVC and semi-leather), sports bags, backpacks, towels, t-shirts, gloves, and shin guards for the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay Columbia, Venezuela, Peru, Central America, Bolivia and the Caribbean Islands. S.A.C.I. Falabella – Leisure apparel, bags, balls, and sports apparel for Chile, available exclusively in Falabella stores. iVision Technologies, LLC – Adult’s and children’s knitted tops and bottoms for the U.S. Tricot Mondial Inc. D.b.a Bulletin -- T-shirts and tops, all blends and gender, sweatshirts, polar fleece, golf style shirts, headwear including, baseball caps for Canada. Distribuidora De Textiles Avantes – T-Shirts, sweatshirts, sweatpants, shorts, tank tops, polo shirts, jogging suits, jackets, boxers and sleepwear for Mexico. License-In-Motion GmbH – Reusable lenticular cups for the world except Europe and Japan. Kik (Aust) Pty Ltd – T-shirts, windcheaters, caps and polo shirts for Australia and New Zealand. Industrias St. Jack,s S.A. de C.V. – T shirts, polo shirts, pajamas, short sets and underwear for El Savador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras, Belize, Costa Rica, Panama, Republica Dominica and Aruba. Calzados Blanco SA – Casual shoes, soccer shoes and boots for Argentina. BACK-TO-SCHOOL PRODUCTS, STATIONERY AND PAPER GOODS PBM Industrial S.A de C.V. –Back packs, notebooks and stationary sets for the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Brazil. PBM Industrial S.A de C.V. – Lunch boxes, back packs, and stationary sets for Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay Columbia, Venezuela, Peru, Central America, Bolivia and the Caribbean Islands. C.V. Indonesia Bisnis Mandiri – Exercise books, loose leaves, drawing book, playing cards and diary books for Indonesia. TOYS Kid Galaxy Ltd – Bendos single figures, bendos playset, bendos key chain, radio controlled shoes and robocup for Hong Kong, Macau, and Mainland China. Gulliver S.A. – Football playsets for Brazil. DOMESTICS AND HOUSEWARES PBM Industrial S.A de C.V. – Coolers and cups for the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay Columbia, Venezuela, Peru, Central America, Bolivia and the Caribbean Islands. Korhani of Canada, Inc – Area rugs/carpets and mats of all sizes and construction for the U.S. and Canada. GIFTS, NOVELTIES AND COLLECTIBLES PBM Industrial S.A de C.V. – Sport cylinder, for the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay Columbia, Venezuela, Peru, Central America, Bolivia and the Caribbean Islands. PinSource – SUI International Ltd – Lapel pins, key chains and lanyards for Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala and Colombia. SIGG Switzerland – Aluminum drinking bottles for Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Dubai, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan Bahamas, Venezuela, New Zealand, South Africa, and the U.S. TGA Unlimited Pty Ltd – Soccer tables and soccer training equipment for Australia. Sportcraft, Ltd – Football table games for Ecuador, Honduras and Chile. BNS GmbH Sports Brand Licensing – SixP AG -- Plastic whistle and miniaturized soccer ball with flag for Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, USA, Canada, China, S. Korea, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Lebanon and Egypt. About Warner Bros. Consumer Products Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world. About FIFA For the past 101 years, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, founded on 21 May 1904 in Paris and better known as FIFA, has continued to provide the essential leadership role to the international football family. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, the eighth FIFA President, Joseph S. Blatter (Switzerland), guides the organization today with a commitment to the evolution of FIFA as a modern and dynamic association. The basis of the world's football family is formed by FIFA's member associations. From the founding seven in 1904, the family has today grown to 207 affiliated associations, also organized into six confederations spanning the globe. FIFA's worldwide activities go well beyond its various competitions, such as the world's biggest single-sport event, the FIFA World CupTM. In projects such as the FIFA GOAL Program, as well as several other development and charity activities such as the SOS Children Villages, FIFA gives material, financial and promotional support to develop the game and bring joy to underprivileged worldwide.
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