FIFA has announced a €4 million prize for technology consulting firm plyzer to improve its coverage of the World Cup.
The award will be awarded to the company’s technology consultant, which is a member of the FIFA Technical Committee.
The company will also be awarded a further €3 million.
“The World Cup is the biggest sporting event on the planet.
We have a responsibility to the fans, players and the players’ families to be as transparent as possible and give as much information as possible about the game and the tournament,” said FIFA’s technical director for technology, Alain Puch, in a statement.”
It’s a responsibility we all share.”
The award, announced on Monday, is one of the biggest technology awards awarded to a media company.
Puch is the former chief technology officer of NBC Sports and NBCUniversal, and is also chairman of the technology advisory board of the company that oversees NBC Sports.
It comes as the US and Germany continue to battle it out for the World Cups 2018 and 2022 finals spots.
Germany will play host to the first two games, with the winner of the first meeting between the two countries, Brazil, on Wednesday, June 24, then Germany will play on Friday, June 25.
The winner of that game will play the winner from Brazil in the second game.