The alliance between FC Barcelona and the Foundation with UNHCR / ACNUR appeared on Tuesday at the Giuseppe Meazza stadium in Milan, during the third round of the Champions League between Inter and Barcelona, with Meeting with former Barcelona player Cesc Fabregas, Humanitarian Agency Collaborator and General Director of the FC Barcelona Foundation, Dr. Martha Sego. During the match, the three showed off the Barcelona jersey with the UNHCR / ACNUR logo on the back, which this season has been worn by the men’s and women’s first team and the Barça Genuine Foundation, thanks to the alliance that FC Barcelona will formalize. The United Nations agency last June in Geneva.
Trained in the lower categories of FC Barcelona, Cesc Fabregas returned to the club in the 2011/12 season after an impressive spell at Arsenal. With Barcelona, he won the League, the King’s Cup and the Spanish Super Cup twice during the three seasons he played. He currently plays for Como in the Italian second division.
The alliance between the two institutions and the various actions that are being implemented and that will be implemented in the future also want to be a gesture to send a message of solidarity to the world for the benefit of more than 100 million people, many of them boys, girls and young people who have been forced to flee their countries. The global popularity of Barcelona and the power of sport and football can highlight the plight of refugees around the world.
The alliance with OHCHR/ACNUR will entail joint work with the FC Barcelona Foundation to implement projects in four countries hosting refugees and displaced persons: Colombia, Uganda, Turkey and Malaysia.
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