Barcelona’s stars get Simpson-ized! Catalans join Chelsea doing a deal with The Simpsons

First it was Chelsea, now it’s FC Barcelona.

At the end of February Chelsea announced they had secured a high-profile sponsorship deal with everyone’s favourite cartoon family, The Simpsons, and several weeks later Barcelona have followed suit.

As reported on the Barcelona website:

Barcelona and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products have unveiled ‘Simpson-ized’ versions of Messi, Neymar, Xavi and Iniesta, as part of a campaign featuring a collaboration between the famous American series and the club. 

The agreement, which runs until 2015, provides for cooperation to create a broad product line of merchandising. 

Apart from FC Barcelona, other teams that have joined the collaboration (including) Chelsea, Juventus, FC Porto, Boca Juniors, Corinthians and Zenit.