The Cal Bers women’s team visited us this May. The American team played against the best club in the world, FC Barcelona and RCD Espanyol. Against Barça B the match ended in a draw, trailing an adverse 3-0. The match was played in the Sports City Joan Gamper, where Messi, Neymar, Piqué train … Throughout the tour the activities in the city were spectacular: paddle boarding, beach, cultural visit, visit to Camp Nou to see a match, traditional meals …. Tour that did not leave anyone indifferent!
Dundee FC made a tour in Barcelona for a total of 3 matches against level teams. The first two were against the Espanyol Academy of Barcelona, winning the first and losing the second one. Against Manresa CE there was one of the most exciting matches of the last tours. On the last 5 minutes the Scottish team was losing, but was able to tie and score the goal of the victory at the last minute.
Highlight the visit to the Camp Nou to witness the match between FC Barcelona and Villarreal.
The visit to the city was present throughout the tour, enjoying the gastronomy and the most nice places in Barcelona.
Week full of events and emotions that we have lived. We have organized 2 tours at a time for 2 US teams. LA GALAXY has played 6 matches in 8 days, with the usual visits to the Camp Nou and the Barça-Sevilla match. Parallel activities have been organized for parents and players, but always having as the main part football. As always they were able to enjoy the good climate of the city of Barcelona and its excellent and varied gastronomy.
The ALbion children’s team visited the city of Barcelona to do a tour with different activities, with football being the main protagonist. They played 4 games in 7 days, winning in 2, a draw and a loss. The players and their parents were able to visit the Camp Nou Museum, watch the FC Barcelona-Valencia match live, enjoy different visits of emblematic places of the city and many other activities. Messi and Neymar offered a great show in the game that could be the American players.
Over the last week of the year Takeball has developed a personal training program of high performance at a US player. It has been a personal improvement sessions on technical aspects of field position player.
Players of Ferry Athletic Scotland became the starts of a week of “passion” for football. Barcelona and Manresa were the perfect destination for both junior teams of the Scottish club. Some previous days before celebration of Catalan Easter, they had a great time loaded of emotion, intensity ….and football days. All this, thanks to the work, effort and planning of TakeBall and AMsportstours.
The Ferry Athletic Scotland enjoyed the delights of Barcelona and competed with the best clubs of the Catalan capital. From April, the 5th to the 9th, the junior Scottish club played two friendly matches against Espanyol and Manresa. The sports city, “Dani Jarque”, symbol of the Spanish football quarry in honour of the former “blanquiazul” player, and where the first team trains, became the ideal stage for the event. Players of Ferry Athletic Scotland could also show off their skills and progression in two workouts, one technical and one tactics, with the advice of top level coaches. A visit to the Nou Camp was again one of the highlights of the visit of the Scottish teams. The youth players enjoyed FC Barcelona- Betis of the Spanish First Division League. Messi, Neymar, etc…!, the best players of the world in direct.
It was a really international football show, which ended with the triumph of FC Barcelona 3-1. It was an authentic party, an unforgettable and long visit where Catalan gastronomy, monuments and beaches of Barcelona didn’t lack. A unique, special sports and tourism experience … handed by AMsportstours and TakeBall.
Takeball makes a step forward and grows regarding both, its implication with football school of the youngest categories, and their education. Recruiting young future promises is going to be our priority and a new mean of work. Takeball initiates an exciting project which will take place in all of the football fields we visit where youth teams are developed.
We will begin an ambitious program of detecting young promises. The objective is to capture interesting promises which show abilities with the ball and offer them an optional formation accessible to few people: practicing their favourite sport with the better conditions at the same time they are studying in some of the most important colleges in United States. Future stars captured by Takeball will be granted by colleges in the U.S. which will be delighted to count with football players with high potential. A unique opportunity for those who are initiating their sport career and are willing to combine their traineeship with one of the best education of the World, meanwhile they are learning another language. New and unique experiences for the youngest, which Takeball makes accessible for the best ones.