AYSO sponsor Herbalife, which includes the LA Galaxy, Inter Milan and a number of other international teams in its sponsor family, has announced a new addition: FC Barcelona and its star player, Lionel Messi. Herbalife will be the club's Official Nutrition Sponsor.
FC Barcelona is one of the most successful soccer clubs in La Liga (the Spanish League) and all of Europe. Playing in Spain, Barcelona has won 20 league titles. They've also won 14 major trophies in European competitions.
Lionel Messi currently plays for Barcelona and the Argentine National team. Messi is considered one of the best soccer players of his generation. He won FIFA World Player of the Year at the age of 22. In the 2008-09 season, Messi scored 38 goals for Barcelona. In 2008, Messi won an Olympic gold medal with the Argentina Olympic football team.
For more information on this partnership, please visit Herbalife.com.