Mastercard unveils ambassadors for Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan
As a worldwide partner of "Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan,” Mastercard has announced its tournament ambassadors: Michael Leitch, the captain of Japan, his team-mate Akihito Yamada and New Zealand legend Dan Carter, three-time winner of World Rugby Player of the Year. Mastercard will look to package ‘Priceless’ experiences such as Man of the Match, helping fans to get closer to the tournament and the players they love. There will also be exclusive benefits for cardholders to use their Mastercard through Rugby World Cup 2019. Those who apply for tickets using their Mastercard have the chance to receive a double entry in the ticketing ballot, which opens in January 2018. RWC 2019 is the ninth edition of rugby’s showcase global event and the first in Asia. The world’s top 20 national teams will play in 48 matches hosted across 12 match cities for the right to be crowned world champions.