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Innocean Kicks Off ‘Because Futbol’ for Hyundai

With the 2014 World Cup in Brazil now just over a week away, Innocean has kicked off Hyundai’s World Cup campaign, entitled “Because Futbol.”

In the campaign, two new in-game 30-second spots featuring the redesigned 2015 Hyundai Sonata will accompany digital, social, CRM, and retail executions. The spots will air on ESPN and Univision “as part of Hyundai’s exclusive whistle-to-whistle automotive advertising sponsorship of the World Cup series broadcasts on the networks.” The creative theme behind both “Avoidance” and “Boom” is fan passion, with Innocean likening fans loyalty to their team to Hyundai’s number one ranking in customer loyalty. In “Avoidance” a passionate fan leaves the office having recorded the day’s match. Seeking to keep himself in the dark on the game’s outcome, he goes through all sorts of trouble to avoid interacting with those who would spoil the surprise. “Boom” looks at a completely different aspect of fan passion. The campaign also includes a “#BecauseFutbol” site, built on the Tumblr platform, which “inspires and engages fans with unique content and tools developed by dozens of leading Tumblr artists and content creators.” Tumblr artist content will also be featured on the Times Square Billboard in New York during the days leading up to the World Cup.

“Soccer fans are more than just supporters of the game – they are die hard, loyal fanatics for their teams and countries,” said Steve Shannon, vice president, marketing, Hyundai Motor America. “As the industry leader in customer loyalty, Hyundai knows a thing or two about passion. This year’s World Cup campaign shows what being a ‘true’ fan really means; and how for 30 days people come together, lives change, emotions rise and unexpected moments happen.”

Stay tuned for credits and “Boom” after the jump. Read more

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Tuesday Odds and Ends

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-Following a review that kicked off in August, Sid Lee has been appointed as the new AOR for Burger King Canada. The brand previously worked with TAXI.

-Cool: R/GA’s Prototype Studio built the first Google Glass app for NYC’s Citi Bike program. link

-Former Grupo Gallegos ECD Favio Ucedo has joined WPP/Grey Group Hispanic unit Wing as chief creative officer.

-Innocean has brought on Saatchi & Saatchi LA alum Marisstella Marinkovic as VP/account services to manage, what else, Hyundai.

-The One Club has teamed up with the Detroit Auto Show to launch the Automobile Advertising of the Year Award. link

-WPP-owned The Brand Union has rebranded NYC’s famed Garment District, creating a new logo (above) that will be featured on signage, banners and the website among other things.