Barca and Rakuten Nurture Young Soccer Players in Japan

August 7, 2018
by RNN

FC Barcelona's growing network of Barça Academy soccer schools currently totals 45 worldwide, and three of these are based in Japan. As part of its partnership with FC Barcelona, Rakuten also became the official partner of the Japan-based Barça Academies. In this video, we report on the visit of Barça youth system graduate and legend Luis Garcia to the school in Katsushika, Tokyo, where he gave the kids some expert playing tips while helping to announce a new initiative sponsored by Rakuten.Hear from some of the kids about their experience on the day and future dreams!
Don't miss out on this action-packed report!

The fourth Barça Academy in Japan is due to open in Shinagawa, Tokyo, on August 11!

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