South American players of the group led by Josep Guardiola, in addition to the Malian Keita, the Club have the permission to start their Christmas vacation They all come back to Barcelona on December 29 evening.
With the title of World Club champions in Japan and in the pocket, the players of first team football with more distant countries of origin have the permission of the Club to start your period of Christmas holidays and, thus, able to travel and reunite with their families at this time so special.
This is the case of the Argentine Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano , the Brazilian Dani Alves , Adriano Correia and Maxwell , the Chilean Alexis Sanchez and Malian Seydou Keita . Thus, these seven players Barca will have days off to enjoy the end of 2011. A vacation that will end on December 29 evening, when it is scheduled to return.
Josep Guardiola , therefore, will be without these players facing the game in the round of the knockout phase of the Copa del Rey to be held this Thursday, December 22, from 22 hours before the Hospitalet in the Camp Nou.
Arrival of equipment
It is expected that the world champions Barcelona to land in 18 hours. Once in Catalonia, the template will be a group photograph with the trophy that accredits and World Club champions on the same runway for then go directly to the Camp Nou. Therefore, fans are asked not to attend the airport to greet the team. (via FCBarcelona.cat)