Special Sub-Topic: MLS Shirt Sponsors 2008
|Chicago Fire was one of the clubs that received a shirt sponsor for the 2008 season. What company sponsored the Fire?|
Best Buy. In January of 2008, the Chicago Fire and Best Buy announced a three-year deal for the Fire to proudly display Best Buy across their chest.
|Glidden, the major paint company, signed a four-year deal with what eastern MLS club?|
Columbus Crew. The Columbus Crew, another team to receive a shirt sponsor for the 2008 season, also signed a contract that gave Glidden advertising space in the stadium and merchandising opportunities.
|The Los Angeles Galaxy had what nutritional product company as their sponsor in 2008?|
Herbalife. Herbalife, health food company founded in 1980, signed a five-year contract in 2007. Their name is on the jersey worn by David Beckham.
|Chivas USA penned a new shirt sponsorship deal in 2007. Who was their sponsor in 2008?|
Comex. Comex, a Mexican-based paint company, signed a deal that was the second largest sponsorship contract at the time. The only contract bigger was rival LA Galaxy's contract with Herbalife.
|Red Bull, the energy drink company had its logo on this team's jersey in 2008. However, they are not the official sponsor considering they own the team. What team has the Red Bull symbol on their jersey?|
New York. Red Bull purchased New York (formerly known as the Metrostars) in 2006. Red Bull then rebranded the franchise to become the New York Red Bulls. However, this change was not well received at first.
|Volkswagen, the maker of such cars as the Jetta and the Beetle, announced in 2008 to sponsor what MLS club?|
DC United. DC United signed a five-year contract for Volkswagen to advertising on jerseys and space in DC United's stadium. This contract also was between Volkswagen and MLS for Volkswagen to be the official automaker of the MLS.
|XanGo, the beverage company, became the sponsor of which western MLS club in 2006?|
Real Salt Lake. XanGo, the Utah based beverage company, signed a four-year deal in 2006 to be the shirt sponsor of Real Salt Lake.
|Houston Dynamo, the MLS Cup Champions in 2006 and 2007, signed a deal with what Houston based company in 2007?|
Amigo Energy. Amigo Energy, founded in 2003, is a electricity provider in Houston that signed a four-year deal in 2007.
|BMO, the financial company, was the shirt sponsor of what eastern MLS club in 2008?|
Toronto FC. When Toronto entered the league in 2006, plans were already underway for a stadium in 2007. BMO bought the naming rights to the stadium, BMO Field, and they also are the shirt sponsors of Toronto FC.
|Although MLS is growing, some teams still did not have shirt sponsors in 2008. Which of the following did not have a shirt sponsor for the 2008 season?|
All listed. Kansas City Wizards, New England Revolution, Colorado Rapids, FC Dallas, and San Jose Earthquakes were still without shirt sponsors in 2008.
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