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WOMEN’S ENGLAND FOOTBALL HEROES GET A HEART-WARMING SURPRISE
Vauxhall Motors suprises Millie Bright, Toni Duggan and Izzy Christiansen in touching video
Wednesday 12th July 2017: To celebrate the summer of football, Vauxhall Motors surprises England players Millie Bright, Toni Duggan and Izzy Christiansen with their own personalised chants in a heart-warming hidden camera video.
In the candid film, the Lionesses arrive at Wembley Stadium for what they think is a meeting, completely unaware of what awaits. As the players take their seats, a large TV screen grabs their attention with the simple message: ‘Every great player deserves a chant…. here are yours’.
The video cuts back to a shot of the players, their shocked but smiling faces are laid bare as each inidivual football chant is revealed. Shots of school children belting out lines are cut with clips of friends and family fist pumping the air as they deliver each word. Highlights include; Toni Duggan’s beaming smile as she realises everyone’s been in on the act; Izzy Christiansen overcome as she watches her Dad proudly roaring every lyric and Millie Bright’s chant proving so catchy that even Izzy joins in half way through.
The chants have been created as part of Vauxhall Motors’ sponsorship of the national football teams. They were recorded in Abbey Road Studios for fans to listen to, and include a chant for every single player on the England team.
Cheryl Stibbs, Sponsorship Marketing Manager at Vauxhall Motors said: “We are so proud of our Lionesses’ and want to get the whole country right behind them as they head off for the big tournament. We want to wish the team the very best of luck and hope people join us and make some noise for the players this summer”.
Lioness Izzy Christiansen commented: “It was such a surprise to see my parents, aunties, uncles and cousins filmed right under my nose at Wembley Stadium – they managed to keep that one quiet! The chants are great, it’s so exciting when you hear your name on the pitch and can really change the atmosphere, so I’m hoping we get to hear them when the games begin.”
As official sponsors of the national teams, Vauxhall Motors launched #GetIN to help fans to show support for their teams, celebrate the spirit of football and give fans one off experiences and real #GetIN moments.