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FC Barcelona Announces Travel Roster for 2011 Herbalife World Football Challenge

July 25, 2011 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - D.C. United News Release

NEW YORK, NY (Monday, July 25, 2011) - The reigning UEFA Champions League champion FC Barcelona today announced its travel roster for its three-game participation in the Herbalife World Football Challenge this summer in the United States, starting this Saturday, July 30 at an expected sold-out FedExField in Landover, MD (live on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, starting at 7:00 p.m. ET).

Led by manager Josep Guardiola, the list of international standouts includes Spanish National Team 2010 FIFA World Cup champions Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Carles Puyol, Gerard Pique, Pedro, Victor Valdez, Sergio Busquets and David Villa.

Tickets for the Herballife World Football Challenge 2011 games are still available by visiting WorldFootballChallenge.com.


GOALKEEPERS: Masip, Jose Manuel Pinto, Victor Valdez

DEFENDERS: Eric Abidal, Balliu, Andreu Fontas, Maxwell, Muniesta, Gerard Pique, Carles Puyol, Rosell

MIDFIELDERS: Sergio Busquets, Carmona, Jonathan dos Santos, Andres Iniesta, Seydou Keita, Riverola, Thiago, Xavi

FORWARDS: Ibrahim Afellay, Cuenca, Pedro, Jonathan Soriano, Jeffren Suarez, David Villa

MANAGER: Josep Guardiola

FC BARCELONA Herbalife World Football Challenge 2011 vs. Manchester United,

Saturday, July 30, 7 pm ET, FedExField, Landover, MD vs. CD Guadalajara,

Wednesday, August 3, 8 pm ET, Sun Life Stadium, Miami, FL vs. Club America,

Saturday, August 6, 3 pm CT, Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, TX

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