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Terra Celebrates the Best Number 10 Soccer Players of All Time with BlackBerry®

Apr 30 2013 12:00AM

Hispanic PR Wire

MIAMI, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Terra, a global digital media company and content producer with a presence in 19 countries, launches "Jugadores Numero 10 /Number 10 Players," a custom soccer platform showcasing some of the greatest soccer players in the world. Presented by BlackBerry®, this interactive soccer site available in the United States and Latin America, features the new BlackBerry® 10 smartphone. Terra's bilingual soccer coverage of the world's leading soccer championships and the road to World Cup 2014 also includes blog postings by world-famous Mexican soccer icon Cuauhtemoc Blanco and renowned sports journalist Ines Sainz as the new face of Terra's popular weekly soccer program "Show de Goles".

Terra's special coverage honors the most revered soccer players who have raised the bar for future generations. Presenting special reports, exclusive interviews, human interest stories, inspirational videos, photo galleries, and commentaries about the athletes' lives on and off the field, the site celebrates the stars of the game who have worn the legendary No. 10 jersey such as Maradona, Messi, Pele, Ronaldinho and Zidane, among others.

"We are proud to work with BlackBerry® because we both share a passion for innovation and creativity and are eager to offer a meeting place for soccer fans to share their admiration for their favorite players," said Fernando Rodriguez, CEO of Terra in the United States. "This is a key moment for soccer worldwide, with the summer qualifying games leading up to next year's World Cup and Terra provides the most comprehensive coverage, and innovative tools surrounding soccer across screens."

Terra's new soccer hub will also feature an interactive poll that allows users to vote for their "Top 10 Number 10 Players" and a contest to win an all-expense-paid trip for two to a World Cup 2014 qualifying match.

The world-famous Mexican icon and one of the best Number 10 Soccer Players of all time, Cuauhtemoc Blanco, joins Terra's new platform to cover the most important soccer tournaments in the world while providing a unique perspective and opinionated content in his new blog "Cuauhtemoc's Word."

Audiences can also have access to Terra's original news, music, entertainment, lifestyle and sports programming with a new application available on the BlackBerry® World™ storefront, providing dynamic live information and breaking news coverage across different topics, as well as integration with BlackBerry® Messenger (BBM™) and calendar functions.

Follow the action on Terra's "Jugadores Numero 10 / Number 10 Players" at http://www.terra.com/10 .

About Terra

Created in 1999, Terra is one of the largest digital media companies in the world, reaching a monthly audience of over 100 million people interested in entertainment, lifestyle, sports and news content. Terra's content is offered in English, Spanish and/or Portuguese in 19 countries across the United States, Latin America and Europe, through multiple screens and devices – including PCs, tablets, smartphones, connected TVs and DOOH screens.

In addition to breaking news on its portals and its premium products and services, Terra is recognized for its excellence in live broadcasts of major sports and entertainment events – from live shows with artists like Paul McCartney, U2, Alejandro Sanz and Kings of Leon, to the Olympic Games, which were transmitted live, in up to 36 simultaneous channels throughout Latin America in 2012. Headquartered in Brazil, Terra has offices in the United States, Latin America and Spain.

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