LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Global nutrition company, Herbalife (NYSE: HLF), applauds its sponsored athlete Cristiano Ronaldo on helping his team, Real Madrid, win both the Spanish La Liga and the UEFA Champions League championship cups.
“We are so proud to be Cristiano’s nutrition sponsor. His ability to compete at the highest levels is truly inspiring and is a great example of our mission to help people around the world live healthy, active lives,” said Richard P. Goudis, chairman and CEO, Herbalife Nutrition. “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 recognized as the most famous athlete in the world by ESPN. He 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.
Herbalife Nutrition supports more than 190 athletes worldwide. To learn more about Herbalife Nutrition sponsored athletes, visit http://iamherbalife.com/blog/athletes. To receive the latest company updates from Herbalife Nutrition, follow @HerbalifeNews.