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Herbalife Nutrition Congratulates Its Sponsored Athletes and Teams Around the World for Their Impressive Accomplishments
"Herbalife's mission is to help people around the world live healthy,
active lives, and these outstanding athletes are an inspiration to us
all, showing us what can be achieved through hard work and dedication,"
International soccer star
Cristiano Ronaldo, an Herbalife Nutrition-sponsored athlete since 2013, has been named the most famous athlete in the world by ESPNand won three major awards this summer - the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Golden Bootfor being the leading goalscorer in league matches from the top division of every European national league and the only athlete to have won the Golden Boot four times. He also won the 2015/16 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award after leading Real Madridto a first-place finish in the UEFA Champions League, as well as leading his home country of Portugalto the UEFA Euro 2016 championship for the first time ever.
LA Galaxyhas clinched a spot in the 2016 MLS Cup Playoffs that begins Oct. 26. Herbalife Nutritionis the presenting sponsor and Official Nutrition Partner of the LA Galaxy, which is currently in third place in the MLS Western Conferencestandings.
At the Rio 2016
Olympicsand Paralympic Games, Herbalife Nutritionsponsored the Italian, Indian, Israeli and Costa Rican National Olympic Committees and supported more than 50 athletes. Herbalife Nutrition-sponsored Olympian athletes won a total of 40 medals in gymnastics, swimming and track and field while Paralympians from more than 16 countries garnered 51 medals.
Additional sports achievements from
Heather Jackson, a U.S.triathlete, secured first place finishes in races at Chattanooga, Tenn., and Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, before setting a new course record in July at the Ironman Lake Placid, N.Y.Jackson placed third in the 2016 Ironman World Championship on Oct. 8in Kona, Hawaii. Jackson was one of the 80,000-plus athletes who competed for the more than 2,000 available starting slots at the elite event.
Virat Kohli, an Indian international cricketer, ranked first in the International Cricket Council's T20 rankings and second in its ODI. ESPNranked him as the eighth most famous athlete in the world.
a Dutch professional football club, is currently second in the
Eredivisie standings, the highest echelon of professional football in
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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 Independent
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 200 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
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