LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Herbalife (NYSE:HLF), a global nutrition company, applauds its sponsored
athlete Cristiano Ronaldo on his accomplishment of having become the
first player to score
100 goals in European competitions in last week's first leg against
Bayern München. Ronaldo was also the first to score 100 goals in the
UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, April 18, helping his team, Real
Madrid, advance to the team's record seventh straight semi-finals.
Herbalife Nutrition proudly supports more than 190 teams and athletes
"Our mission is to help people around the world live healthy, active
lives, and Cristiano's outstanding accomplishments are an inspiration to
us all, showing us what can be achieved through hard work and
dedication," said Michael O. Johnson, chairman and CEO, Herbalife.
"Herbalife Nutrition is proud to fuel the performance of athletes around
the globe with our endurance, hydration and recovery nutrition products."
Ronaldo, a highly decorated athlete, was recently named The Best FIFA
Men's Player for 2016 and the most famous athlete in the world by ESPN.
These accolades add to other major awards in 2016 including the Union of
European Football Associations (UEFA) Golden Boot for being the leading
scorer in league matches from the top division of every European
national league. He is the only athlete to have won the Golden Boot four
times. Ronaldo has also won the 2015/16 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award
after leading Real Madrid to a first-place finish in the UEFA Champions
League, as well as leading his home country of Portugal to the UEFA Euro
2016 championship for the first time ever. And most recently he won the
Ballon d' Or, the annual football award presented by France Football.
Herbalife Nutrition-sponsored athletes use Herbalife® products before,
during and after training and games. As part of its ongoing commitment
to improving sports nutrition and performance, Herbalife Nutrition
launched Herbalife24 CR7 Drive in collaboration with Cristiano Ronaldo,
a sports drink designed specifically to meet the nutritional needs of
the global soccer legend and benefit athletes of all levels.
To learn more about Herbalife Nutrition sponsored athletes, visit http://iamherbalife.com/blog/athletes.
Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has been changing people's
lives with great products since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management,
energy and fitness and personal care products are available
exclusively to and through dedicated Herbalife Independent Members in
more than 90 countries. We are committed to fighting the worldwide
problems of poor nutrition and obesity by offering high-quality
products, one-on-one coaching with an Herbalife Member and a community
that inspires customers to live a healthy, active life.
We support the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and its Casa
Herbalife programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. We
also sponsor more than 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around
the globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy and champions in
many other sports.
The company has over 8,000 employees worldwide, and its shares are
traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of $4.5
billion in 2015. The Herbalife website contains a significant amount of
financial and other information about the company at http://ir.Herbalife.com.
The company encourages investors to visit its website from time to time,
as information is updated and new information is posted. To learn more,
visit Herbalife.com or IAmHerbalife.com.
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Gary Kishner, 213-745-0456
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