After the game was suspended two years ago due to the pandemic, the Barça Legends and the Liverpool Legends will meet at Anfield next March 26th, in a meeting that will serve to raise funds for the foundations of both clubs.
This was confirmed by Barça in a briefing note, in which he confirmed that the two teams are already setting up their squads to meet. On the part of the Barça Legends have already confirmed their participation in this clash Javier Saviola Y Edmilson, while the premises already have names like those of Jerzy dudek, Bjorn tore kvarme, Vladimir smicer, Phil Babb, Patrik berger Y Steve McManaman.
“Playing against one of the great clubs in Europe is always something very special in a player’s life, and in this case even more so, being able to enjoy it on a world-renowned stage such as Anfield Road. Besides, we already really wanted to have played it two years ago, but the pandemic stopped us. Fortunately, two years later we will make it a reality, “he said. Albert ferrer, coach of the Barça Legends, after knowing that it will be possible to play against the historical players of the Liverpool.
The funds raised through this party will be used to finance different projects that have the Barça Foundation and the LFC Foundation. In the case of Barça Foundation will go to a empowerment, training and job placement project for young migrants who have arrived without adult references to Europe and to a project aimed at children and young people with disabilities to achieve social inclusion and equal opportunities through sport, while on the part of the LFC Foundation will serve for different COVID-19 recovery programs as well as support for the Forever Reds, the association of former players of the entity that supports them in the last stages of their lives.
This is the second game that the Barça Legends after the forced stoppage due to the pandemic. The previous meeting was held last July in Tel Aviv (Israel) in the Classic of legends against him Real Madrid.