11 December 2011

FC Barcelona are already in Japan, ready to play in the World Club Championship

After winning the Clasico, and a more than 12 hour flight, Barça landed in Tokyo this Sunday. The first training session will be on Monday at the Sports City of Yokohama Marinos.

It was 22.20 in Japan, 14.20 Catalan time, when Barça landed at Narita Airport in Tokyo. After winning the Clasico, the team took the flight to Japan to face a new challenge: winning the second World Club Championship in the history of FC Barcelona.

The flight took over 12 hours. The joy of victory in the Bernabeu gave way to some relaxation time. During the journey they tried to adapt their bodies to Japan time, the first of the measures to combat jet lag.

After landing in Tokyo the Barça expedition travelled by bus to Yokohama, where the team hotel is located. The team will be back at work on Monday, with a training session at the Sports City of Yokohama Marinos. (via FCBarcelona.cat)