LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK – This summer, the world’s top international clubs and teams from Major League Soccer (MLS) will compete in North America in the Herbalife World Football Challenge, one of the largest soccer events ever staged in the region. MLS and CAA Sports today unveiled the complete roster of sponsorship partners for the Herbalife World Football Challenge, which include AT&T, adidas, American Airlines, Bridgestone, Degree Men, Incapital, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., Lowe’s, Coors Light, Pepsi Max, and Volkswagen, with Herbalife on-board as the title sponsor.
To date, top international clubs FC Barcelona, Manchester City, Manchester United, Juventus FC, Real Madrid, CD Guadalajara, and Club América, along with MLS teams Chicago Fire, LA Galaxy, New England Revolution, Philadelphia Union, and Vancouver Whitecaps FC have announced their participation in the Herbalife World Football Challenge. From July 13 through August 6, the Challenge will be played in nearly a dozen cities across North America and offers sponsors a rich sports marketing platform including in- and around-stadium activation and market-specific promotional opportunities.
As title sponsor and "Official Nutrition Company" of the event, Herbalife will provide all participating teams with its new line of premier sports products, Herbalife24. The line is the first comprehensive performance nutrition line empowering athletes 24 hours a day.
Other details regarding the Herbalife World Football Challenge will be announced soon. Ticket information for the Herbalife World Football Challenge is available by visiting www.WorldFootballChallenge.com.
2011 Herbalife World Football Challenge schedule
|Jul 13||NE Revolution vs. Manchester United||Gillette Stadium||Foxboro, MA||8 pm|
|Jul 16||Club América vs. Manchester City||AT&T Park||San Francisco, CA||8 pm|
|Jul 16||LA Galaxy vs. Real Madrid||LA Memorial Coliseum||Los Angeles, CA||10 pm|
|Jul 18||Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Manchester City||Empire Field||Vancouver, BC||10 pm|
|Jul 20||CD Guadalajara vs. Real Madrid||Qualcomm Stadium||San Diego, CA||11 pm|
|Jul 23||Chicago Fire vs. Manchester United||Soldier Field||Chicago, IL||5 pm|
|Jul 23||Juventus vs. Sporting Clube de Portugal||BMO Field||Toronto||7 pm|
|Jul 23||Philadelphia Union vs. Real Madrid||Lincoln Financial Field||Philadelphia, PA||
|Jul 24||LA Galaxy vs. Manchester City||Home Depot Center||Carson, CA||
|Jul 26||Juventus vs. Club América||Citi Field||Flushing, NY||7:30 pm|
|Jul 28||Juventus vs. CD Guadalajara||Carter-Finley Stadium||Raleigh, NC||8 pm|
|Jul 30||Barcelona vs. Manchester United||FedEx Field||Landover, MD||7 pm|
|Aug 3||Barcelona vs. CD Guadalajara||Sun Life Stadium||Miami, FL||8 pm|
|Aug 6||Barcelona vs. Club América||Cowboys Stadium||Arlington, TX||4 pm|