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Charity Wins in Monaco Football Match

27 May 2014

On the eve of the Grand Prix Formula One season, Formula One personalities joined an impressive roster of internationally known personalities, including Prince Albert II of Monaco, for a charity football match to support the "Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation."
Aegean was a sponsor of this important event. The match was played May 20, 2014 at the Louis II Stadium and broadcast live on Sky Sports 1.
George Melissanidis of Aegean said: ”it is a great honor and privilege for Aegean to be part of this internationally recognized event. Aegean supports the goals of the Foundation. In addition, our exclusive sponsorship of these Nazionale Piloti initiatives is directly aligned with our efforts to encourage safe driving, an Aegean priority.”
On a personal note, Mr.Melissanidis expressed his thanks to Nazionale Piloti President Mario Di Natale for his tremendous support during this partnership of Aegean and Nazionale Piloti.
The charity match, at which the Nazionale Piloti played, follows the tribute to Ayrton Senna on May 1 that featured a match between Nazionale Piloti and Scuderia Ferrari Club and which Aegean sponsored.
Participating, in addition to Prince Albert II, was the tennis player Novak Djokovic recently who won the International Court of Rome and has decided to donate all the money from the tournament to the people affected by the catastrophic floods in Serbia.
Other personalities included Fernando Alonso, Felipe Massa with his wife Raffaela Bassi, Daniil Kvyat, Sergio Perez and Jules Bianchi accompanied by his father Philippe Bianchi, the champion of the Formula One Riccardo Patrese, centaurs Max Biaggi and Loris Capirossi.
The audience included many sport protagonists, such as the Ferrari driver Giancarlo Fisichella, Massimo Rivola, Emanuele Pirro, the DTM and former F1 driver Vitaly Petrov, Maro Engel, Christian Montanari, the skier Kristian Ghedina, Sandro Cois, goalkeeper Matteo Munari and GP2 Series drivers as Luca Filippi, Gianmarco Raimondo, Nathanael Berthon, Stephane Richelmi, Kevin Ceccon, Stefano Coletti, Johnny Cecotto, Raffaele Marciello, Ricardo Teixeira, and the pilot of the FIA European F3 Series Riccardo Agostini.

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