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Soccer Comes to the Yankee Stadium: Herbalife World Football Challenge 2012

Soccer Comes to the New Yankee Stadium: Herbalife World Football Challenge 2012. Two matches will be held in the stadium:

Chelsea FC of the English Premier League and Paris Saint-Germain of France’s Ligue 1 will meet on Sunday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m., in the first-ever soccer match at the current Yankee Stadium.

Current Spanish champions Real Madrid will meet Italian Team A.C. Milan on Wednesday, August 8 at 8:00 p.m., at Yankee Stadium in a match between two of the most popular and decorated clubs in world soccer.

World Football Challenge – 2012

Herbalife has announced today that it will be the title sponsor and official nutrition company of the 2012 World Football Challenge for the second consecutive year. The soccer exhibition tournament, which takes place July 18 through August 11, brings together many of the world’s most accomplished and celebrated soccer clubs to play in major sports venues across the U.S. and Canada. The competition gives soccer fans the unique opportunity to see global superstars play live and experience first-hand the fast-paced, skillful competition that has made soccer the most popular sport in the world.

As the “Official Nutrition Company” of the event, Herbalife will also provide teams with Herbalife24, its line of comprehensive performance nutrition products that help power athletes on and off the field.

Now in its third year, the Herbalife World Football Challenge is hosted in partnership by CAA Sports, a division of Creative Artists Agency (CAA), the world’s leading entertainment and sports agency, and Major League Soccer (MLS), the top-flight professional soccer league in the U.S. and Canada. More than half a million fans attended the event last year and sports fans across North America will once again enjoy a summer of top international matches in 2012.

The 11 teams confirmed to participate in the 2012 Herbalife World Football Challenge include UEFA Champions League winners Chelsea FC, Serie A champions Juventus FC, La Liga title holders Real Madrid, Scottish Premier League champions Celtic FC, and European powerhouses Liverpool FC, AC Milan, and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), along with Herbalife-sponsored MLS Cup Champion LA Galaxy, D.C. United, Seattle Sounders FC, and Toronto FC.

All details regarding the Herbalife World Football Challenge including ticket information, teams, match schedule, event sponsors, and broadcast information can be found on the event’s official site: www.WorldFootballChallenge.com.

2012 Herbalife World Football Challenge Schedule (as of May 29, 2012)

Date Game Venue City
July 18 Sounders FC v Chelsea FC CenturyLink Field Seattle, WA
July 21 Toronto FC v Liverpool FC Rogers Centre Toronto, ON
July 22 Chelsea FC v PSG Yankee Stadium New York, NY
July 28 D.C. United v Juventus FC RFK Stadium Washington, D.C.
July 28 Chelsea FC v AC Milan Sun Life Stadium Miami, FL
Aug. 2 LA Galaxy v Real Madrid Home Depot Center Carson, CA
Aug. 5 Real Madrid v Juventus FC Sam Boyd Stadium Las Vegas, NV
Aug. 11 Real Madrid v Celtic FC Lincoln Financial Field Philadelphia, PA


Football and Nutrition – Herbalife World Football Challenge Preview

Players David Beckham and Juan Pablo AngelĀ  and Galaxy Head Coach preview the club’s match against Real Madrid at the L.A. Coliseum.

Football and Nutriton

Herbalife24, allows footballers to customise their nutrition program based on their specific sport, day-to-day needs, and training demands.