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FC Barcelona players Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Andres Iniesta consult with children throughout an event organized by FC Barcelona and UNICEF in La, California.
LOS ANEGELES, USA, 22 This summer, 2015 – In an event located by UNICEF and FC Barcelona, several students in La, California, met with players Andrés Iniesta and Marc-André Ter Stegen to go over the critical role that sports play in children’s lives and development all over the world.
FC Barcelona players Iniesta and Ter Stegen had the chance to talk about their ideas and encounters using the students. When requested with a girl within the audience exactly what the UNICEF emblem around the FC Barcelona jersey way to players, Iniesta responded:
“For us as individuals, so that as a golf club, it’s an recognition to put on the jersey due to the values that UNICEF represents. Alongside UNICEF, you want to reinforce the significance of supplying probably the most vulnerable kids with use of education. Especially as a parent, we know that youngsters are probably the most precious things within our lives. It’s difficult knowing there are children far away who don’t have a similar possibilities.”
Ter Stegen underscored the significance of studying to attain one’s dreams: “I had lots of coaches and all of them advised me how you can achieve my goals. But it isn’t enough to possess coaches or simply play soccer. Education continues to be vital for me personally.Inches
U.S. Fund for UNICEF Regional Md Amber Hill stated: “All children have the authority to learn. The main focus from the FC Barcelona and UNICEF partnership is developing a world inspired by the strength of quality education, where sports and play are important elements in the introduction of all children.”
“The UNICEF projects that people support derive from strengthening children’s education with the integration of play and sports in countries for example South america, Ghana, China and Nigeria. With these programs, greater than 300,000 youngsters are being arrived at,” stated Albert Soler, Director of Professional Sports of FC Barcelona.
UNICEF and FC Barcelona began a partnership in the year 2006 to boost awareness and money benefiting countless children. FC Barcelona supports UNICEF programs that integrate sports and play into education as catalysts to unlock a child’s potential.
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About UNICEF-FCB partnership
FC Barcelona and UNICEF are dedicated to guaranteeing that every child gets to be a quality education and enjoys the chance of taking part in sports and play.
In The Year 2006, FC Barcelona joined right into a cutting edge global partnership with UNICEF. Since that time, UNICEF and FCB Foundation happen to be collaborating to be able to enhance the lives of countless children with the promotion of sport and education.
UNICEF promotes the legal rights and well-being of each and every child, in everything we all do. Along with our partners, make certain in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching probably the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the advantage of all children, everywhere.
To learn more about UNICEF visit: www.unicef.org.
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