ON THE CHILDISH CANCER

Presentation of the agreement between the Barça and the Foundation Éric Abidal

Published:23/04/2016 - 10:37h

Updated:23/04/2016 - 10:37h

The FC Barcelona and the Foundation Éric Abidal presented, this past Friday in the morning, an agreement to work together "in the sensitisation and the scientific investigation on the childish cancer". The agreement between entities will last five years

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The president of the FC Barcelona, Josep Maria Bartomeu, and the ex footballer of the first Barcelona team, Éric Abidal, participated this past Friday in the presentation of the agreement between the Foundation of the Barça and the Foundation Éric Abidal, that will have a length of five years and whose main aim will be "to work in the sensitisation and the scientific investigation on the childish cancer", in an act of presentation carried out in the Field 9 of the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper of Sant Joan Despí.

Abidal, that attended to the act accompanied of his woman Hayet, devoted some words to the presents and remembered last it that it is the way to the superación of a cancer, something that he same had to suffer in his own meats does already some years. "This fight against the cancer is a very hard way and dícil and when knowing the history know in what can help". "Only see the face of the boys already is a joy because they are an example, do not complain never", said Abidal, ensuring that "they were an example of fight and thought in them during my illness to be stronger".

In this coyuntura, Éric Abidal is very appreciated for having been able to surpass a cancer of liver, something that no a lot of people achieves. "The first in what I think each day is in my woman and my daughters and in God that has helped me a lot", signalled. And in the round of questions wanted to know which has been his best moment like footballer. "There are a lot of good moments, but will say when firm my agreement with the Barça because it was my dream of boy; but also surpass this very hard way (of the cancer) and raise a Champions", commented.

Éric Abidal appreciated also in the act the support of the Foundation of the FC Barcelona: "this agreement is by five years because, what more people join us, more strength will have to help to the boys and to his families. Thank you". And regarding the president of the FC Barcelona, Josep Maria Bartomeu, stood out win them that had the Barça to collaborate with the Foundation Abidal. 

"It did us illusion collaborate also with the Foundation Abidal because Éric fulfils a lot of good councils and challenges. It is an example of superación because like footballer and person has not had it easy and results an example for all. With him, the Barça shares values: the do team and the humility. And also project, aims, help to the boys of the world and help to the boys with cancer. His work is spectacular and together will do more projects and will arrive to more boys". After the presentation of the project of the New Camp Nou, this act between the Barça and the Foundation Abidal has been the second in hardly two days in the club.

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