SuperSports by Super7 Announces Latest License with the United States Women’s National Team Players Association
SAN FRANCISCO, CA., August 15, 2019 - SuperSports by Super7®, the sports line from premier pop culture, toy and collectible brand Super7, is pleased to announce its newest license to produce merchandise featuring members of the United States Women’s National Team Players Association (USWNTPA). Slated to arrive in time to celebrate the 2020 Summer Games, key soccer players of the USWNTPA will be made into 3.75’’ ReAction Figures, a Super7 and fan favorite.
Featured athletes include team captains Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan, and Carli Lloyd as well as goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher, players who recently led the US Women to a 4th world championship. Teammates Julie Ertz, Crystal Dunn, and other top members of the defending world champions will round out this incredible group of athletes featured as ReAction figures.
“For years there has been a void in the market of officially licensed collectible products commemorating female athletes. I’m thrilled that Super7 will now give fans of women’s sports something to be excited about.” said Super7 CEO Maigread Eichten. As the first female CEO of Super7, Eichten is passionate about bringing collectibles of the internationally dominant athletes of the U.S. Women’s National Team Players Association to fans all over the world.”
Super7 founder Brian Flynn, who worked on the 1995 US Women’s jerseys when he was with Nike, added, “I’m proud to be part of bringing this next generation of female soccer stars to its fans. Back in 1995, women’s national and professional soccer was just gaining traction. Now, as the father of three girls, I couldn’t be happier to have Super7 be part of the story of this team, their unparalleled back-to-back world championships, massive popularity and inspirational success by commemorating our favorite players with fan-favorite ReAction figures.”
Super7 is pleased to announce their partnership amidst the team’s Victory Tour and most recent win against Ireland at the Rose Bowl on August 3, 2019, in front of more than 37,000 fans. The USWNTPA’s group marketing and licensing program is spearheaded by REP Worldwide.
Super7® is the premier pop-culture design house and producer of lifestyle-oriented collectibles, toys and apparel based in San Francisco. Led by designer Brian Flynn, Super7® has harnessed the graphics, aesthetics and energy of his youthful obsession with science fiction, giant monsters, comic books, punk rock, skateboarding, robots and rebellion to build a unique and innovative business that crosses all categories and is not bound by traditional manufacturing boundaries. Super7® now brings that same unique aesthetic to its new line, SupersportsTM by Super7®.
About the U.S. Women’s National Team Players Association
The U.S. Women’s National Team Players Association (USWNTPA) serves as a leading advocate for women’s soccer players, pioneering a new era of women’s soccer as a preeminent sport. The primary mission of the USWNTPA is to protect the rights of USWNT players and to advance and safeguard the economic and social welfare of all USWNT players, both on and off the field. The USWNTPA is committed to raising the level of women’s soccer domestically and continuing to grow the game worldwide.
About REP Worldwide
Built on a foundation of the NFLPA’s 25-plus years operating a successful sports group licensing program that generates off-field revenue to supplement NFL players’ on-field earnings, REP Worldwide provides group licensing services for athlete-driven sports properties. The NFLPA is the majority shareholder of REP Worldwide and works in collaboration with its founding partners, the U.S. Women’s National Team Players Association and the Women’s National Basketball Players Association. Visit www.repeveryplayer.com for additional information.