Herbalife (NYSE: HLF) has announced that it will continue as the Official Nutrition Partner of FC Spartak Moscow for the 2013-2014 Russian Premier League season.
Herbalife has been the official nutrition partner of FC Spartak-Moscow since 2011. The new agreement will see Herbalife specialists continue to work with the club to develop optimal nutrition programs and provide all their sports nutrition products. The company’s logo will continue to feature on the players’ shirts during Russian league matches, at the team’s home stadium, and on all other media.
“We are happy to continue our cooperation with Herbalife, as a recognized global expert in the field of balanced nutrition products,” noted Roman Askhabadze, Director General, FC Spartak-Moscow.
The sponsorship of football teams is part of Herbalife’s broader program aimed at promoting healthy and active lifestyles. FC Spartak Moscow is one of a number of high profile football teams and players that are using Herbalife products worldwide, including Lionel Messi, FC Barcelona (Spain), the Los Angeles Galaxy (USA), Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine), Reading FC (UK) and others.