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FC Barcelona legends to face Real Madrid legends in Lebanon on April 28

FC Barcelona legends will take on Real Madrid legends in a friendly match at the at the Camille Chamoun Sports City stadium in Lebanon.

football Updated: Mar 03, 2017 17:02 IST
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Ronaldinho will be making his debut for FC Barcelona legends against Real Madrid legends in Lebanon.(AFP)

FC Barcelona legends will take on Real Madrid legends in a friendly match at the at the Camille Chamoun Sports City stadium, in the Lebanese capital of Beirut on April 28, 2017.

The match will see the debut of Brazilian superstar Ronaldinho for the FC Barcelona legends after the 36-year old playmaker was appointed as the ambassador of the Catalan club. The match will also see the return of Barca legend José Mari Bakero as the manager of the team.

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This will be the second match of the FC Barcelona legends team after they debuted on 1 April last year in the Mexican city of Queretaro, against a group of former Mexican footballers. The first match of the Barça Legends at the Camp Nou was recently announced, taking place on June 30 against Manchester United Legends. There will also be a return fixture, which will take place on September 2 at Old Trafford.

This is will be a second star-studded tournament to be held in Lebanon after the ‘Game of Legends’ event in September 2016. The match was played between Lebanese Football Stars and a legends side featuring Paul Scholes, Luis Figo, Roberto Carlos and Marco Materazzi.