The ties between VfL Wolfsburg and USA have long been strong. On the pitch, players such as Claudio Reyna, John Brooks and now Kevin Paredes are part of the club’s history and future.
Outside the lines VfL Wolfsburg and the USA have maintained strong connections culturally throughout the years. More than ever, the Wolves are about to repay the passion of U.S. supporters. The club is delighted to announce the campaign #VfLDreamTrip2023, which will take 3 supporters together with three influencers to a trip to Wolfsburg to experience Bundesliga, both Women’s and Men’s team, in person. Winners will see the matches against Hoffenheim on March 4th (Women’s Team) against Eintracht Frankfurt on March 5th (Mens Team).
From Local to Regional to National: The campaign consists of three parts.
StrongHER program: In 2022, VfL Wolfsburg launched a flagship project (StrongHER) to raise awareness and create opportunities to offer girls from socially disadvantaged families access to soccer and to design a regular program that will promote women in soccer and strengthen the public perception of female athletes. As part of the initiative, VfL Wolfsburg also supported the relaunch of the Chattanooga FC women’s team, which has been competing since early 2022. VfL Wolfsburg are happy to announce that through this initiative one of the young StrongHER camp attendees and a Chattanooga FC Women’s team member will be flying to Germany as part of the Dream Trip.
Chicago Red Stars: Last fall (2022) VfL Wolfsburg and Chicago Red Stars announced a wide-ranging strategic partnership agreement with the aim of further establishing themselves on the international market. The partnership has been solidified further in recent months with Red Stars player Tierna Davidson spending some time training with the Wolfsburg Women’s team.
Through this the VfL Dream Trip 2023 will be grant one Chicago resident the chance to win through a social media competition whereby contestants can submit a user-created video showcasing their Red Stars and VfL Wolfsburg fandom as well as their passion for the beautiful game.
US Soccer Influencer: In conjunction with US Soccer Influencer and YouTuber Jake Barford (1m+ subscribers), VfL Wolfsburg and ESPN are announcing a game show segment where one winner has the chance to experience the Bundesliga alongside Jake Barford.
Contestants will enter via a social media competition before the final, a game show hosted by Mr. Barford will which air on ESPN on February 5th, the day of the VfL Wolfsburg vs Bayern Munich Men’s Bundesliga match.
Watch the video for the VfL Dream Trip 2023