The MILO FC Barcelona (FCB) Philippine team has been officially revealed, chosen from a talented pool of almost 150 kids from all around the country who took part in the MILO FCB Road to Barcelona Training Camp last September. A team of talented kids have been selected by an expert panel comprised of executives and coaches from MILO Philippines, the Philippine Football Federation (PFF), and the FCB Escola Youth Academy.
The maiden team of the partnership will be participating in a once in a lifetime football opportunity as they train, learn, and play the Barça way in the global camp to be held in Camp Nou this month. The team will be flying to Barcelona for a series of activities in key facilities and landmarks around the city. These incude classroom trainings, musem visits, a football clinic, a city tour, and a match viewing at Camp Nou that will allow them to watch their FC Barcelona heroes in action.
The program will also include special training sessions with FC Barcelona legend Eric Abidal, one of the club’s most revered former players. Above (L-R) MILO FCB Panel of experts (L-R) Mr. Aquilino "Ake" Pastoral, III (Grassroots Football Manager, Philippine Football Federation), Mr. Arnau Blanco (Coach, FCB Escola), Mr. Marti Vila (Coach, FCB Escola), Mr. Robbie De Vera (Sports Executive, MILO Philippines)
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About FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona was founded on November 29, 1899 through the initiative of a Swiss gentleman named Hans Maximilian Gamper, popularly known as Joan Gamper. Since it was founded, the Club has had 44 different presidents. From Walter Wild to the current President, Josep Maria Bartomeu, Barça has grown into a massive social phenomenon that reaches far beyond the bounds of mere sport.
The Club has grown along with the city around it, and has come to represent Barcelona and Catalonia all around the world. The Club is now a global brand and a giant in the sports world.
FC Barcelona has one of largest memberships among football clubs worldwide and its achievements have also made it one of the most successful. The many famous victories and the Club’s all-time greats (Kubala, Cruyff, Maradona, Romário, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho, Messi, and so many more) form an important part of the Barça legacy.