Beats Partners With Major League Soccer on New Marketing Campaign

Apple's partnership with Major League Soccer (MLS) is expanding with a new agreement that will see Apple's Beats brand become the official consumer audio products partner of MLS. As part of the partnership, Beats will produce exclusive custom headphones for eight MLS clubs, with additional clubs to follow.

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The eight clubs that will initially receive custom Beats headphones include Atlanta United, Columbus Crew, Inter Miami, LAFC, Nashville SC, NYCFC, St. Louis City SC, and Toronto FC, and MLS players will be featured in Beats marketing campaigns through both Beats and MLS.

"For more than a decade, Beats headphones have been chosen by the world's top athletes to help them get game ready and heighten their focus, while also allowing them to show off their style and personality," said Chris Thorne, Beats' CMO. "We are extremely excited to join forces with the MLS, one of the fastest growing and most dynamic sports leagues in the world. Beats will be working closely with the MLS clubs and top players to deliver amazing experiences throughout the upcoming season."

The announcement comes just a few days ahead of the new MLS season which will see Apple TV once again serving as the worldwide home for MLS streaming with MLS Season Pass. MLS Season Pass is available in over 100 countries, with pricing in the U.S. set at $14.99 per month or $99 for the full season. Apple TV+ subscribers receive a discounted price of $12.99 per month or $79 for the full season.

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Top Rated Comments

roar08 Avatar
17 weeks ago
Wait, the MLS web site is really Major League Soccer soccer?
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GeoStructural Avatar
17 weeks ago

Tacky when they do this.
But these ones look really good imo. Especially the one with darker yellow and the red one, the contrast is very attractive.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ninetyCent Avatar
17 weeks ago

Thanks captain obvious. I know what MLS is. I think it's stupid when people repeat the last letter of an acronym like "ATM machine", or in this case "MLS soccer". And just because is taken it doesn't mean someone with half a creative brain couldn't have come up with something less inane.
like what?
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
drumcat Avatar
17 weeks ago
MLS had its 25th anniversary recently, and the WC is coming in '26 to NA. The jokes about soccer in the US are so old and pathetic...
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
robgreene Avatar
17 weeks ago

I know what MLS is. I think it's stupid when people repeat the last letter of an acronym like "ATM machine", or in this case "MLS soccer". And just because is taken it doesn't mean someone with half a creative brain couldn't have come up with something less inane.
What would you have chosen?

And to be fair, your original question was:

Wait, the MLS web site is really Major League Soccer soccer?
This doesn't sound like sarcasm. It sounds like surprise. And given the large number of global users on this site, The likelihood of someone not understanding the nuance of America having multiple large entities with similar initials is high, which means it may not be so "obvious".
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Piplodocus Avatar
17 weeks ago
The US has soccer teams? Who knew! ?
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)