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March 20, 2012

U.S. News

Herbalife and LA Galaxy Announce 10-Year Extension

HerbalifeHerbalife announced on Mar. 16 a record 10-year extension to their existing agreement with the 2011 MLS Cup-Champion LA Galaxy that will see the global nutrition company continue as the official presenting sponsor and jersey sponsor of the Galaxy. The extension, valued at over $44 million, will run through the 2022 MLS season.

As the Galaxy’s official jersey sponsor, the Herbalife name will continue to appear prominently on the front of the club’s jersey, which is one of the top selling jerseys in MLS. Additionally, Herbalife will remain the Galaxy’s official and exclusive nutrition partner, with the entire line of the Herbalife products available to the club’s players and coaching staff.

“We made our first commitment to the LA Galaxy and MLS more than five years ago and we are delighted to carry on by committing to a long-term relationship,” said Michael O. Johnson, Herbalife’s Chairman and CEO. “We continue to believe in the global appeal of the club, and the sport of soccer, to promote a healthy, active life. The LA Galaxy have created much excitement for the sport among soccer fans and among our independent distributors around the world.”

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