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Historical! Barça Femení receives a totally unprecedented decoration

Published:14/09/2023 - 01:05h

Updated:14/09/2023 - 01:06h

Barça Femení continues to make history. On this occasion, the team led by Jonatan Giráldez has achieved a completely unprecedented distinction, awarded by the Parliament of Catalonia and that no other sports team had achieved until now

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The Barça Femení has been condecorado by the Parliament of Catalonia with the distinction 'Medal of Honour' in the category of Gold, the maximum recognition that can award this distinguished camera. The act took place in the Auditorium of the Parliament, roughly to the eight of the afternoon, and had the presence of the president of the Parliament, Anna Erra. They assisted representatives of the FC Barcelona, including to Joan Laporta at most representative of the club, Jonatan Giráldez, the technical body, members of the staff and a nourished group of Barcelona footballers.

This premiación marks a historical milestone in the sportive field, since it is the first time that a sportive team receives this distinction. This prize recognises the work of the sportsmen and of the club by his contribution to the growth, recognition and profesionalización of the feminine football, as well as by the generation of equality of opportunities. It values the talent and the values of the players of the Barça Femení.

Joan Laporta and Alexia Putellas heaved his voices in the ceremony of premiación

The ceremony was driven by the journalist Danae Boronat. During the event, the players went up in group to the stage and the president of the Parliament delivered them collectively the medal. Besides, personalities stood out like the maximum mandator culé and the captain of the Barcelonan cast, Alexia Putellas, had the opportunity to do some statements on this notorious event.

"The club has turned into an indisputable reference of the feminine football"

Joan Laporta expressed, between other things, the following: "it has not been an easy way and surely still remains a lot for visiting. But we go in the correct direction and like president of the Barça, seat me very proud that our club have turned into an indisputable reference of the feminine football, so much in Catalonia as in the world".

Added to this, the Catalan president aseveró that receive a distinction of east calibrate is extremely important to follow advancing and culminate the work made during years. From this, expects finish to demolish any stigma or social barrier that still exist around the feminine football.

"It needs consensus, courage and leadership by part of the institutions"

By his part, Alexia Putellas stood out the following: "we Are the first team, already was masculine or feminine, in receiving this Medal of Honour. It does how long it had been unthinkable? 5, 10, 20 years? But it has sucedido. It is sucediendo. And if it has sucedido is because the society is changing and has carried us until here. We want that all the girls that avenge after us, in some years, have the necessary tools to enjoy, play and win".

Besides, the current winner of the Balloon of Gold took advantage of the opportunity to mention the regrettable situation that is confronting against the Federation and all the changes that are occurring so that "any woman, inside or out of the football, go back to live situations of contempt, lack of respect or abuses". It did upsetting in the need of consensus, courage and leadership by part of the institutions.

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