April 04, 2007 12:45 ET

XANGOSOCCER.COM Welcomes New Fans to the World's Most Celebrated Sport

Interactive Web Site by First-Ever MLS Jersey Sponsor Coaches Growing U.S. Fan Base on the Rules and History of the Game

LEHI, UT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 4, 2007 -- As Major League Soccer (MLS) kicks-off its 2007 season, XanGo LLC, the first-ever jersey sponsor of U.S. pro soccer team, today launched an interactive Web site to support the sport's growing popularity. XANGOSOCCER.COM gives budding soccer fans the history, rules and terminology of the world's most popular sport.

XANGO, a global nutritionals leader, announced its landmark sponsorship of MLS' Real Salt Lake franchise in November 2006, making it the first company to sponsor the jersey-front of a major-league U.S. professional sports team.

"XANGO loves soccer. We're big fans of this great game and our home team Real Salt Lake," said XANGO Chief Marketing Officer Gordon Morton. "XANGOSOCCER.COM is dedicated to helping fans understand and follow the game of soccer. Whether you're a parent with kids starting their young soccer careers or you're looking to brush up on the rules of the game, our Web site will serve as your online soccer resource."

XANGOSOCCER.COM links fans to tickets, pro jerseys and other Real Salt Lake and MLS team merchandise. Game experiences, soccer questions and fan comments will be also be chronicled, giving visitors an exclusive "insider's view" of soccer in the U.S. In addition, a blog will update XANGO's global distributor and consumer base on the latest news related to the Real Salt Lake and XANGO partnership.

With the recent MLS additions of international superstars such as David Beckham (LA Galaxy) and Freddy Adu (Real Salt Lake), Morton said national media coverage and fan interest in soccer is on the rise in the U.S.

Real Salt Lake Owner David W. Checketts said, "XANGO is a strong supporter of soccer and of the growth of our franchise nationally and globally. As our partner, XANGO delivers over 600,000 distributors as fans of our team. The launch of XANGOSOCCER.COM is just another example of the vision and innovative commitment this outstanding company has made to the game of soccer. We are proud to bring the XANGO brand to our field of play."


XanGo, LLC is a recognized category creator as the first company to market a premium mangosteen beverage, XANGO® Juice, to consumers worldwide. A delicious daily dietary supplement, XANGO® Juice harnesses the nutritional attributes of the whole mangosteen fruit through a proprietary formula. Based in Utah, XANGO is privately-owned and powered by a global network of independent distributors. XANGO's expansive operations include the United States and numerous international markets such as Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and Canada. For more information on XANGO and XANGO® Juice, visit

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