14 March 2012

[Selection] FIFA will complicate the preseason of Barça

Despite what he had said UEFA, the friendly summer selections do not end this year. Barça will be affected.

The Spanish national team played in Puerto Rico's first game after Euro 2012, a meeting beneficial for autism training center in the country, after ratifying the agreement signed Tuesday with the presidents of both federations, Angel Maria Villar and Eric Labrador , respectively.

It will be the Puerto Rican town of Bayamón and the Juan Ramón Loubriel stadium hosting the friendly match with the current world champion team on 15 August.

The ratification of the agreement between both federations have been carried out in the boardroom la Ciudad of Fútbol de Las Rozas, who visited today the president of the Football Federation of Puerto Rico, Eric Labrador, the mayor of the city of Bayamón and represented the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Ramon Luis Rivera and Maritza Casiano.

In signing the agreement with Villar were present, the general secretary of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), Jorge Pérez Arias, and director selection, José María Claramunt.

"It's a dream. For us it is as if we were the World Cup," said the media of the Spanish Federation Eric Labrador.

"Since the people of Puerto Rico has received the news live with enthusiasm and great excitement. It's a game for the story to us. Since the arrival of the Spanish frigate in five hundred years ago, now comes La Roja and us is an emotion and a great privilege, "he added.

Mayor Ramón Luis Rivera also stressed pride in receiving the current world champion and Europe: "It will be a privilege to receive in our city to all members of the Royal Spanish Football Federation, to which we appreciate the effort to be with we. Football is the fastest growing sport in Puerto Rico. "

It will be the last time the Spanish international fight over a friendly in August, following the agreement of FIFA, which will eliminate this date on the international calendar. (via SPORT)