SWOL and Google Team Up with Messi to Surprise Top Journalists and Super Fans

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SWOL (Soccer Without Limits), a passion engagement platform for engaging international soccer fans through original content and fantasy gaming, teamed up with Google today during a Hangout video session to surprise a group of unsuspecting soccer journalists and Barcelona fans with a live two-minute Messi cameo.

Thursday's panel included Sports Illustrated Senior Writer and New York Times best selling author, Grant Wahl, beIN Sports Host and FIFA Ballon d'Or co-host from 2011 & 2012, Kay Murray, and London's Daily Mirror Lead Football Correspondent, John Cross. The reactions of the journalists and fans on the live video session was priceless as Messi popped into the debate unannounced only a day after his goal and Man of the Match appearance in Barcelona's 2-1 win against Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16.

"It was great to team up with the world's best soccer player, Messi, and the world's most successful technology company, Google, for today's surprise," said Adam Davis, SWOL CEO and Co-Founder. "As one of the fastest growing soccer destinations online, we'll continue to innovate and introduce new ways to bring the fans closer to their favorite teams and players.

SWOL regularly uses Google's Hangout video tool to bring together top soccer influencers and discuss relevant topics in international soccer. In addition, SWOL will be launching a new mobile fantasy game in April for this summer's World Cup in Brazil.

For more great soccer content and to sign up for early access to SWOL's fantasy game, visit:http://website.informer.com/visit?domain=fantasy.swol.co
To view the full SWOL Google Hangout with Messi, click here.

About SWOL

SWOL (Soccer Without Limits) is an online social community aimed at uniting global soccer fans through original content and fantasy gaming. Since 2012, SWOL has been providing quality journalism on a range of topics affecting the soccer community, reported on by former and current industry experts including soccer agents, scouts, professional players, influencers, and as well as seasoned writers. SWOL aims to bring fans around the world closer to their favorite passion, their favorite teams, and their favorite players. For more information visit http://swol.co/


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