F.C. Barcelona is a world famous football club based in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. On December 20, 2017 all available first team players of the club trained on the Tito Vilanova training pitch at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper to prepare for the big game El Clásico, whilst Jordi Alba and Arda Turan undertook specific training routines. Certainly, their coach Ernesto Valverde was there. He is excellent in man management and likes his teams playing aggressively. He was a former footballer playing for Barça from 1988 to 1990, winning a European Cup Winners’ Cup and a Copa del Rey.
The Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper is the training ground and academy base of F.C. Barcelona. It was officially opened on 1 June 2006, and was named paying homage to Joan Gamper, the founder of F.C. Barcelona who was a Swiss football pioneer, versatile athlete and club president.
El Clásico is the football matches between Real Madrid and F.C. Barcelona. The two strongest clubs are fierce rivals. They are candidates to fight for the champion of La Liga. Real Madrid has won 33 titles of La Liga and Barcelona 24 titles by now.
In the magic year of 2009, F.C. Barcelona won six trophies including Copa del Rey, La Liga, UEFA Champions League, Spanish Supercup, European Supercup and FIFA Club World Cup, which are all major international sporting events.
The players of F.C. Barcelona pulling on the latest training kit would continue their training to December 24, when they played an away game against Real Madrid for the first time in La Liga 2017/18 season at the Santiago Bernabéu, the home stadium of Real Madrid with a capacity of 81,044. The stadium is one of the world’s most famous and prestigious football venues and hosted a lot of finals of major sporting events.
Ivan Rakitic, a versatile and physical midfielder, was interviewed by Barça TV on December 19. He said that El Clásico could have an impact on the rest of the season and he told about the love and enthusiasm that the team put into each game.
Designed and manufactured by Nike, the sportswear giant, black training top and pants complete the 2017-2018 Barcelona Training Suit worn by players of Barça.
The long-sleeved training top has a front zipper that can keep players warm even in cold weather conditions. A unique red stripe is placed on both sides of shoulders and arms. Blue Nike Swoosh and the club crest are shown on the front of the shirt. The red and yellow stripes included in the badge represent Catalan flag while the red and blue stripes reflect the traditional color of the club’s home jersey.
The pants with an elastic waistband can fit perfectly. There is a red Nike Swoosh on the left leg and blue stripes on both sides of the pants in contrast to the training top. The stretchy kit with Nike DRY-FIT technology is moisture-wicking to help players dry and comfortable and move freely on football fields. It is high quality and washable. F.C. Barcelona’s fans must long to buy it to show loyalty and support.