Just announced today by Soccerex, English Premiere League Club Chelsea FC is teaming up with the legendary cartoon The Simpsons for an upcoming March episode that highlights the club and the sport. The episode entitled, “You Don’t Have to Live Like a Referee” will center on the recruitment of Homer Simpson as a soccer referee. Never short on star power, superstar soccer players Petr Cech, Eden Hazard, Frank Lampard, John Terry and Fernando Torres will make a guest appearance in the episode.
This collaboration extends beyond the small screen, as Chelsea FC will be featured on a line of Simpson themed soccer merchandise, promotions and content. The club joins FC Barcelona, Zenit Saint Petersburg, Corinthians, FC Porto, Juventus and Boca Juniors, who have similar partnerships with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products.