05 May 2012

The night of Pep Guardiola

The coach will provide a brief speech of thanks to the public at Camp Nou after the derby.

The tribute tonight Pep Guardiola will have a special climax: the main actor, the person on whom will rest all the lights, you'll appreciate the love and warmth of Barça fans after the game against Espanyol. Although Pep was reluctant to speak before the stadium stands, in an act more akin to the team's summer presentation at the close of the season, finally the technician will take the floor to thank all the fans at Camp Nou for the support shown four years and the affection that have multiplied since he announced his farewell.

When you finish the game will trigger the emotions: Guardiola will go to midfield, where he shone as a player and where his team has produced their best football, to address the 'gent blaugrana' microphone in hand.

It will be a short speech and austere, without fanfare, focusing on to thank all the fans of the club, they can always claim to have been present at the farewell of the most successful coach in club history.

The audience tonight will go to Camp Nou a faithful representation of FC Barcelona, with a majority of club members and regular tier (as opposed to other nights of more heterogeneous, as some games or Champions Cup), and therefore, the shift manager Pep live all the excitement of Barça fans scattered around the world.

In his last home game as coach, Pep will close all its people. His immediate family (his wife, Cristina, and their parents Valenti and Dolors, plus three children), friends and Evarist Murtra, one of the architects of their arrival at the dock, and Terribas Monica, and his representative, Josep Maria Orobitg nor will miss the opportunity to personally experience his farewell to the Camp Nou.

The institutional section will be more than covered with the presence of President of the Generalitat, Artur Mas. Another Barcelona represents a golden age of the sections, Valero Rivera will also be on the stage, and Hans Krankl, who plays for Barcelona between 1978 and 1981. The club has also invited the new directors of Catalunya Radio and RAC1, Felix Riera and Eduard Pujol, respectively. (via SPORT)