RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) today congratulated the City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Eagles on winning their bid to host several 2026 FIFA World Cup soccer matches, which will be played in 16 locations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Since the 2003 season, Lincoln Financial has proudly been the sponsor of Lincoln Financial Field – home of the world champion Eagles. In 2019, Lincoln extended its naming rights to 2032.
“All of us at Lincoln Financial are cheering the fantastic news that Philadelphia has been chosen as a host city for this exciting international event, and that the games will be played in the stadium that bears our name,” said Ellen G. Cooper, president and CEO of Lincoln Financial Group. “We recognize all the hard work by so many that made this possible! In the coming years, we’re looking forward to working alongside the Eagles to ensure an incredible fan experience at the stadium, and we are delighted at the opportunity that lies ahead for both our organizations and the local community.”
The partnership between the Eagles and Lincoln Financial goes well beyond the Lincoln Financial Field sponsorship and extends to numerous community initiatives. Lincoln has also been the presenting sponsor of all five Eagles Autism Challenge events, an annual one-day bike ride and family-friendly 5K, featuring Philadelphia Eagles players, alumni, coaches, executives, cheerleaders and the Eagles mascot, SWOOP. The Eagles Autism Challenge is dedicated to raising much-needed funds for innovative autism research and care programs.
About Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help people take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, approximately 16 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, and guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $308 billion in end-of-period account values as of March 31, 2022. Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good and ranks among Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies. Dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion, we are included on transparency benchmarking tools such as the Corporate Equality Index, the Disability Equality Index and the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. Committed to providing our employees with flexible work arrangements, we were named to FlexJobs’ list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2022. With a long and rich legacy of acting ethically, telling the truth and speaking up for what is right, Lincoln was recognized as one of Ethisphere’s 2022 World’s Most Ethical Companies®. Learn more at: www.LincolnFinancial.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at http://newsroom.lfg.com.