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Cristiano Ronaldo has officially signed a sponsorship deal with Herbalife

Herbalife has announced that it is now the Official Nutrition Sponsor of  Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Portuguese international, who plays his club football for Real Madrid in Spain, is recognized as one of the best players in the world on the pitch and a global sports icon off the field. Herbalife will work with Ronaldo to develop and optimize his personal nutrition program and provide him with a range of sports nutrition products.

“Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the greatest football players in the world, and someone who embodies our philosophy of good nutrition being at the core of a healthy, active life, and a key advantage in the competitive world of professional sport. His passion and belief will undoubtedly translate into tremendous opportunities for Herbalife and our independent distributors. We love and share his commitment and enthusiasm for this relationship and are excited about the future together," said Michael O. Johnson, chairman and CEO of Herbalife.

The five-year, multi-million dollar contract with Ronaldo includes global publicity rights and various joint promotional activities. It also includes the opportunity for Herbalife and Ronaldo to work together to develop a new co-branded range of sports nutrition products.

"I believe strongly in the importance of the right nutrition for me as an individual, both on and off the field. I am looking forward to working with Herbalife, as a company that shares my passion and brings such expertise and knowledge in the area of sports nutrition,” said Ronaldo.

Ronaldo joins more than 100 other Herbalife-sponsored athletes and teams.

Herbalife Announces a 10 Year Sponsorship Deal with LA Galaxy

News from Michael O Johnson dated 17 March....

"Exciting news - today we held a press conference with MLS Cup Champion LA Galaxy to announce a record 10-year extension to our agreement, continuing as the team’s official presenting sponsor and official jersey sponsor.   This is the single largest and longest sponsorship agreement for an MLS club in league history, running through the 2022 MLS season, and is valued at over $44 million."

"We will also remain the Galaxy’s official and exclusive nutrition partner, with all of our products available to the club’s players and coaching staff."

"There’s another part of this agreement very dear to all of our hearts - making our communities better places to live and work. As part of the agreement, $2.5 million will go towards supporting charitable efforts between the Los Angeles Galaxy Foundation and the Herbalife Family Foundation to benefit vulnerable and underserved children. To launch this initiative, we announced a joint program benefiting Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII), which will see the organization receive a $1 million donation over the next 10 years to support fitness and nutrition programs at a new facility CII is planning in Los Angeles. Until then, players from the Galaxy, Herbalife Independent Distributors and employees from both organizations will provide volunteer support to other CII locations in Los Angeles."

"The LA Galaxy have been a terrific partner in helping to build our brand, creating much awareness for the sport and our company around the world through their international games."

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