MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 24, 2015 – As players, fans and coaches head to Arizona for Super Bowl XLIX, one special guest of honor arrived today via FedEx. As the Official Delivery Service Sponsor of the NFL and the Super Bowl, FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) ensured the safe and on-time delivery of the Vince Lombardi Trophy to the NFL Experience Engineered by GMC, marking a milestone in the festivities surrounding The Big Game.
“Every day, more than 300,000 FedEx team members around the world pack, ship and deliver a wide variety of precious items for our customers,” said Patrick Fitzgerald, senior vice president, Integrated Marketing and Communications. “Today, we are honored to play a role in commemorating this marquee sporting event with the delivery of another iconic and precious item, the Vince Lombardi Trophy, to Arizona in time for Super Bowl XLIX.”
The historic trophy, which was handcrafted by artisans at Tiffany & Company, is made of sterling silver and depicts a regulation-size football in kicking position on a pyramid-like base that features the words ‘Vince Lombardi Trophy’ and ‘Super Bowl XLIX’ along with the NFL shield.
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