Fan phenomenon for Barça on their arrival at Japan. He lived it when he landed at Tokyo airport Haneda, where footballers like Pique Y Griezmann They signed dozens of autographs, and repeated them on their arrival at the Hilton hotel in the Japanese capital. Races, squeals, scarves and shirts from Barça and choral names, including the local Hiroki
Abe, which the Blaugrana team has just hired for its subsidiary team. The first training of the tour arrives today, but yesterday was a day to begin to fulfill the commitments of a trip in which it is about building bridges, making cash and consolidating a market. Barcelona will debut tomorrow in the preseason before the Chelsea (12.30 hours in Spain), party for which will receive about 3 million euros. On the other hand, the meeting that will be played on Saturday before the Vissel
Kobe of Iniesta Y Villa enters into the agreement with the company Rakuten, the signature that looks on the Barcelona team.
"We are Barça and we have to win always; we want
keep our style marked "
In fact, only to get to Japanese lands Rakuten organized a reception for Barcelona and Chelsea, in order to present the cup that bears the name of the company. At the Ana Intercontinental hotel, the whole Barcelona delegation went, with the players in full, Ernesto
Valverde Y Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Barça has not traveled alone to Japan. Taking advantage of his tour, the consellera de Empresa i Coneixement will also be there, Àngels
Chacón, and the Minister of Culture, Mariàngela
Vilallonga, to promote commercial and cultural relations between the two territories. The aim of the Government is to attract foreign investments in Catalonia and promote the internationalization of Catalan culture. In this sense, the Generalitat, Barcelona City Council and Barça organize two events under the name Barcelona Catalonia Talks. Business and Barça.
Although the Japanese fans who want to see is the Blaugrana players. Absent Messi, still on vacation, the player who generated the most anticipation was Griezmann. The French will premiere tomorrow at the first rehearsal. Piqué is also well known in this country. "It is a pleasure to be here. I have come many times to Japan. I hope I can teach something from Tokyo to my colleagues, "said the central.
Josep Maria Bartomeu
"I'm glad that the signings can debut in Japan and against Chelsea; I wish Lampard good luck "
Valverde will take advantage of the usual tests at this point, although he promised to keep the vein competitive. "We are Barça and we have to win always. We want to keep our style marked, it is our goal here and it will be throughout the season. The people ask us. We have many fans here and we want them to be happy. Coming here is an opportunity for us, "said the Blaugrana coach. Meanwhile, President Bartomeu congratulated himself on the fact that the new signings could be released on the tour. "I'm glad they can debut in Japan and against Chelsea. It will be an honor to play against them. I wish good luck to a legend like (Frank) Lampard"Said the Barcelona manager elegantly. Lampard has only been working as a London coach for a few weeks. In the ranks of Chelsea continues Pedro. "We are very happy to coincide with him. Play against the current champion of the Europe
League it will be a great match ", he gave his ears Sergi
Compliments were fulfilled and after a trip of 13 hours it was time to rest. Today the double activity, sports and commercial, will continue its course.