20 January 2012

Abidal, goal scorer and photographer

After scoring his second goal ever in a Barça shirt, Éric Abidal was the center of attention at this afternoon’s training session at the Ciutat Esportiva.


In was the 76th minutes when Éric Abidal controlled a magnificent pass from Messi and, with a subtle touch with the outside of his foot beat an outstretched Iker Casillas. Thus, Barça’s French defender scored his second ever goal in the Azulgrana strip and the match winner. He did it at the Bernabéu, in the quarter-final away leg of the King’s Cup.

The team spent the night in Madrid and returned this morning to Barcelona, and subsequently went straight to work at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper. Abidal, always good humoured, walked out onto the training ground and decided to test his photo-taking abilities. The Frenchman took aim at Gerard Piqué. He found the best angle, focused, and pressed the button. This is the result: