08 March 2012

Keita with his younger countrymen

Prior to training on Thursday, Seydou Keita has been visited in the Ciudad Deportiva, a group of Malian children adopted by Catalan families.

FC Barcelona Foundation has managed, this Thursday morning, with Keita's meeting with a group of twelve Malian children who were adopted by Catalan families. Children who are aged between one and five years, have visited the Ciudad Deportiva with his parents and have been able to do a family photo with the midfielder. The Bamako has shared time with them, has offered various items of merchandise are FC Barcelona and signed autographs.

All of them are part of the entity Fretanissô, an association of adoptive families in Africa, founded in 2008, which aims to strengthen ties with the country of origin of their children. In this sense, Fretanissô organizes meetings and children's activities that serve to stimulate coexistence among the twenty families who currently make up this association. (via FCBarcelona.cat)