Celebrity News: The Camp Nou will host on Friday a clash between FC Barcelona and Manchester United legends (19.00 hours) to raise funds in the fight against childhood cancer.
Icons of Barcelona like Brazilians Ronaldinho and Rivaldo, both Golden Ball, as well as Patrick Kluivert, among others, will return to the Camp Nou, for an event that is expected that shelters something more than 40,000 fans, whose full collection Will go to the PCCB project (Pediatric Cancer Center Barcelona), Hospital Sant Joan de Déu in Barcelona.
The tickets of the party of old rockers against the ‘red devil’ range from 10 and 21 euros, and the amount collected will go entirely to the construction of a new center in the hospital in Barcelona and for research against childhood cancer.
The resurgence of legend teams has been working in other leagues for years, such as the Premier, where teams like Liverpool, for example, have been playing charity games all over the world for years. In the case of Barcelona, the incipient project brings together for the second time players who were the emblem in the entity.
Thus, who recently became ambassador Barca, the Brazilian Ronaldinho, will again serve as the leader of the Catalan team, while the second ambassador that has FC Barcelona, Eric Abidal, will not be able to participate due to agenda problems, like another Of the members of the legendary team, such as Luis García, who is also a Liverpool ‘legend’, with whom he will participate in another match.
FC Barcelona will be trained by another of its illustrious capitals, Jose Mari Bakero, who has already led the bench in the party that a few weeks ago organized the club at the Camp Nou to pay tribute to the Barcelona team who won their first European Cup 1992). Another of the outstanding captains Barca, the retired Carles Puyol, will not participate in this match.
The players who have confirmed Barcelona for tomorrow’s match are the following: Angoy, Guzman, Juan Carlos Rodríguez, Popescu, Nadal, Belletti, Andersson, Dehú, Edmilson, Davids, Goikoetxea, Mendieta, Simao, Ronaldinho, Giuly, Julio Salinas, Rivaldo, Amor, Ezquerro, Lluís Carreras, Quique Estebaranz, and Kluivert.
This will be the second match of the team of legends of Barcelona, who was born in the month of February this year. The encounter with the one who debuted was in Lebanon a few months ago, in which the team imposed to the legends of Real Madrid (3-2). The third match is scheduled for 2 September, when Barça return Manchester United to visit Old Trafford.
On United’s side, the following players are summoned: Van der Gouw, Pilkington, Beardsmore, Berbatov, Blomqvist, Brown, Djordjic, Johnsen, Martin, Saha, Ji Sung Park, Poborsky, Ritchie, Thornley, Silvestre, Alan Smith, Dwight Yorke And Webber. South African midfielder Quinton Fortune (also former Atletico Madrid) will not be able to play because of physical problems.