Not even one of FC Barcelona player traveled to Zurich for the gala of FIFA ‘The Best’ that will take place on Monday. The club published on it’s official website informing fans and supporters that no player will fly for the event because they prioritized on the preparation of the Copa del Rey game against Athletic Bilbao.
With the aim of prioritising preparations for Wednesday’s game against Athletic Club, FC Barcelona have decided that the players recognised in the Gala The Best FIFA Awards, which takes place on Monday in Zurich, will not be travelling to Switzerland for the ceremony,
The Club’s delegation is led by president Josep Maria Bartomeu, sporting vice president Jordi Mestre, director Silvio Elías, CEO Òscar Grau,Albert Soler (director of professional sports), Robert Fernández (first team technical secretary) and Raúl Sanllehí (director of football).
FC Barcelona thank FIFA, its president Gianni Infantino and the executive structure for the organisation’s help in being able to take part in today’s Gala. The Club expresses their recognition and support for the Best FIFA Awards.
Source: FC Barcelona official website.