TORONTO, Aug. 9 /CNW/ - Ermenegildo Zegna Canada is pleased to announce
they have agreed to outfit the players of Toronto FC, Canada's first Major
League Soccer (MLS) team, in Z Zegna. Toronto FC players look sharp and
stylish wearing Z Zegna suits off the pitch as the team travels to its 15 away
matches during the 2007 MLS season. Their clothing consists of a Z Zegna two
button, 100% pure wool mid weight suit, white cotton shirt, red and gray multi
stripe silk tie and dark brown leather, cap toe, lace up dress shoe.
Z Zegna, worn by Toronto FC players, is the group's fashion-oriented
brand, dedicated to a young, urban man who demands elegance and quality. Z
Zegna offers full looks for every occasion, for business or for evenings out,
while always focusing on simple clean silhouettes.
Ermenegildo Zegna Canada is also pleased to announce they have entered
into an agreement with Toronto FC Head Coach Maurice "Mo" Johnston as his
official clothing provider. Since the start of the 2007 Major League Soccer
season, Johnston has been wearing Ermenegildo Zegna on the sidelines during
Toronto FC matches, as well as off the pitch. For Toronto FC's inaugural home
game on Saturday, April 28 at the BMO Field, Johnston sported a charcoal, pure
wool trofeo cloth Ermenegildo Zegna suit and white cotton shirt, accented by a
red and gray multi stripe silk tie and finished off with a pair of black suede
slip on loafers.
"I'm excited to lead Toronto FC and our team of talented young players
and to do so wearing Ermenegildo Zegna," said Johnston. "It's a high-quality,
luxury clothing line that's known around the world for its attention to style
The Ermenegildo Zegna Group is the world leader in luxury men's clothing.
Founded in 1910 in Trivero, a small town in the Biella Alps by Ermenegildo
Zegna. The Group is still a "family business" and is managed by the fourth
generation of the family.
Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) and Major League Soccer (MLS)
unveiled Toronto FC as the city's newest professional sports team in 2006.
Toronto FC, the 13th Major League Soccer team and the first outside of the
United States, made its home debut on April 28, 2007 at the newly built BMO
Field at Exhibition Place. Since the team's inception, Toronto FC has captured
the attention of soccer fans across the Greater Toronto Area with more than
14,000 season seat holders.
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For further information:
For further information: Ermenegildo Zegna Canada, Ms. Evan Alden,
Marketing Manager, (416) 923-4724 x100, firstname.lastname@example.org www.zegna.com,