" I told the club that I didn’t want to play in Europe, and especially I didn’t want to face Barça. Imagine me playing at the Camp Nou in a Champions League semi-final with another kit. I couldn’t do it."
The most reliable thing they have ever tweeted.
carlapardolizana: Cenando en una agradable compañía
Having dinner with good company
“Surely one of José Manuel Pinto’s most important moments with FC Barcelona came in the second leg of the Cup semi-final against Mallorca in the 2008/09 season, when he tricked the taker into shooting just where he wanted it. He saved the penalty and ensured the club a place in the final.”
0 Goals, 3 Shirts
"For several years now, Claudio Bravo has decided that whenever he does not concede any goals in a match, he will donate his jersey to a child. More specifically, a child with a medical condition or decline.
'One day, a kid in a wheelchair called me to greet me when I came home from Anoeta. I took my shirt and gave it to him. You could not imagine how his face lit up. I think sometimes players do not realize we have the happiness of many children in our hands. That kid gave me a lesson and encouraged me to carry out this initiative' he said.
With his arrival to Barcelona, Claudio Bravo will not change his ritual. After a record zero goals have been conceded in his first three games, Bravo has already prepared three shirts from the Elche, Villarreal, and Athletic matches to give away. Although Bravo usually prefers to keep his solidarities anonymous, his goal now is to go to hospitals and personally present the children with the gifts, thus trying to help them to forget disease - even if only for a little while.” [md]