FC Barcelona’s first team made a lot of children very happy this Thursday. First, with the open-door training session at the Miniestadi and later with the traditional visits to Barcelona hospitals through FC Barcelona Foundation’s ‘Un somni per un regal’ (A dream for a present) campaign.
Four thousand gifts
In total, the players, accompanied by a member of the board, visited 7 hospitals and passed out 4,000 gifts: FC Barcelona gear, AlmoNaska SL products, Alusport Bottles, CYP Importes Sal, Madess Deporte SL, Salander, Josmar Sport and Ejakoa.
Rosell, at Hospital of Barcelona
President Sandro Rosell led the Azulgrana expedition to Hospital Barcelona, where he was accompanied by the director, Javier Bordas and the players, Javier Mascherano and Maxwell. All of whom talked to Barça TV during their trip (video above).
The FC Barcelona manager, Josep Guardiola, visited Hospital Nens de Barcelona, with Alves, Adriano, Fotas, Cuenca and Muniesa, and the director Pilar Guinovart.
The rest of the Barça footballers went to Hospital Sant Pau, Hospital del Mar, Sant Joan de Déu, Hospital de Vall d’Hebron and Trias i Pujol. Before making their way to Trias i Pujol, Xavi, Serio Roberto, and the directors Dídac Lee and Manel Arroyo, passed out presents at the Guttmann Institute.
Who went where?
Hospital de Barcelona
Players: Mascherano and Maxwell
Directors: Sandro Rosell and Javier Bordas
Hospital Vall d’Hebron
Players: Valdés, Thiago, Pedro, Oier and Montoya
Directors: Jordi Cardoner and Eduard Coll
Hospital de Sant Pau
Players: Iniesta, Cesc and Busquets
Directors: Josep Maria Bartomeu and Jordi Moix
Hospital del Mar
Players: Messi and Pinto
Directors: Javier Faus and Josep Ramon Vidal-Abarca
Hospital Sant Joan de Déu
Players: Puyol, Piqué, Abidal, Keita, Alexis and Unzué
Directors: Ramon Pont and Silvio Elías
Hospital Trias i Pujol
Players: Xavi and Sergi Roberto
Directors: Dídac Lee and Manel Arroyo
Hospital Nens de Barcelona
Players: Guardiola, Alves, Adriano, Fontàs, Cuenca and Muniesa
Directors: Pilar Guinovart