LONDON, May 27 /PRNewswire/ --

- Footbo - the Fastest-Growing Online Community for Worldwide Football (Soccer) Fans With 250,000 Members Since its June 2008 Launch - Announces Facebook Connect Functionality for Their Users

LONDON, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- (, the fastest-growing online community for football (soccer) fans around the world, has now integrated Facebook Connect. This enables users to share information across the two platforms and log-in with their Facebook profile.

The access to Facebook's activity stream enables Footbo users to connect their accounts to Facebook and share their football blog posts, discussion topics and comments with their friends on Facebook. New users coming to Footbo will be able to log-in with their Facebook account, without having to fully register on Footbo.

Enabling our users to follow football conversations and activities on Facebook helps them stay updated with their greatest passion. The integration of Facebook Connect is the first step to becoming a more open platform, said Mani Honigstein, co-founder and CEO of Footbo.

Footbo launched a Beta version in June 2008 and provides an elaborate set of football-specific features and applications, delivered in a social networking environment. Since its launch, more than 250,000 football fans have joined the community.

Footbo for Fans

Footbo is the ultimate destination for true football (or soccer) fans around the world.

Features include:

- Interaction with friends and more than 250,000 football fans from around the globe - Live scores, fixtures and personalized news - Blogs and forums - Prediction Games - Grading of players' performances - Photo and video sharing - Team and player profiles - created by the Footbo community - Fan groups of teams and players

About Footbo (

Footbo is the leading online social community for football lovers all over the world. Fans and amateur players can receive customized information, share content/media, and express their knowledge and emotions for the love of football. Footbo was created and is maintained by people who are truly passionate about this beautiful sport, and based in London, UK.

To join Footbo, visit

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Press contact:

LONDON, May 27 /PRNewswire/ --

Press contact:, Mr. Emanuel Honigstein, +972-544848639.