Photo: Flickr/Goldorak

Photo: Flickr/Goldorak

UK soccer team Manchester United, and express and logistics provider DHL will deliver the Barclays Premier League trophy to Hong Kong on 13 December as part of a worldwide tour.

To celebrate the Club's historic 20th league title, Manchester United has teamed up with its Official Logistics Partner, DHL, to launch the United Trophy Tour, delivered to the world by DHL. Logistics experts DHL will transport the Premier League trophy to 31 destinations in 25 countries across the globe over the coming months. This tour will also see DHL transport Manchester United artifacts directly from the Old Trafford Museum to give fans the chance to experience special moments in the Club's history, according to DHL.

Ken Lee, executive vice president commercial, Asia Pacific and managing director of DHL Express Hong Kong and Macau said: "It is an honor to support the United Trophy Tour's visit to Hong Kong as their Official Logistics Partner. DHL is committed to bringing true sporting giants to this city, and they don't come any bigger than Manchester United. We share the commitment to excellence that they display year after year on the football pitch, and we look forward to participating in this celebration of the Club's sporting success with fans, customers and employees."

Tour activities in Hong Kong will include a fan engagement event and the displays of Manchester United memorabilia, which DHL is transporting directly from the Old Trafford Museum. Accompanying the Premier League trophy will be Manchester United legends Mikael Silvestre and Paul Parker.