FC Barcelona take it America Club Thursday December. 21 (9:00 p.m. ET) on Friendly at Weird Medieval Club in Dallas, Texas. The exhibition match is expected to be packed tonight Cotton Bowl Arena. Reigning LaLiga champions Barça will draw a large crowd, but new Liga MX Apertura champions America will also attract thousands of fans.
What makes the matchup all the more appealing is the express travel to play the game as they played a home game against the Catalan side. Almeria Wednesday (3-2). The game will be one of the toughest rotations for Barca manager Xavi, but some of the players who played on Wednesday are expected to play for some time regardless.
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While football fans are inside Dallas Get excited ahead of tonight’s December friendly, which has raised eyebrows among Barca fans. Especially with the team currently doing well in La Liga (currently 3rd). Real Madrid And Girona) This begs the question, why would FC Barcelona agree to an impromptu friendly 5175 miles away from home when their players go on winter break?
Why is Barcelona playing a December friendly in the US?
The response was mixed, as 100% of the proceeds from tonight’s game were earmarked to raise funds for victims. Hurricane Otis. The natural disaster claimed 52 lives in Puerto Vallarta and destroyed 80% of the Mexican city’s tourism infrastructure. While the game’s gate receipts are earmarked for this cause, the club also benefits greatly from sponsorship opportunities estimated at $5 million while in the United States.
While Barcelona usually avoid friendly matches abroad at this time of year, this is the first time it has happened. On 14 December 2021, the LaLiga club played Argentine club Boca Juniors in a posthumous tribute to football legend Diego Maradona.
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