BusinessWeek Online reported today that Nike has teamed up with Google in the launch of Joga.com – an invite-only community for soccer enthusiasts around the globe. It’s being compared to MySpace and other social networking sites. BusinessWeek reports:
"Joga.com is a free network where members will be able
to create Web sites and send e-mail, photos, and video clips, as well
as access Nike content related to its sponsored athletes such as
Brazilian superstar Ronaldino or U.S. soccer prodigy Freddy Adu…"
The site knew I had a GMail account (via Google’s cookie data), and offered me an invitation. I bet that if I check back in a few weeks, I won’t have that luxury…