Published in Samaa, on Mar 12th, 2019,
Former Barcelona captain Carles Puyol will be arriving in Pakistan on March 16 to promote football in Pakistan.
Carles Puyol said, “Karachi..I look forward to seeing you all and I am really excited to meet all my fans in Pakistan.. World Soccer Stars presents a great opportunity to celebrate the arrival of football and from what I know football is the next emerging sport in Pakistan.”
Puyol’s visit to Pakistan will involve fan interaction at Dolmen Mall in Karachi where he will meet and greet fans and release special edition of VR headsets signed by the player himself.
For the very first time, football matches and an Akon concert can be experienced in virtual reality through the headsets.
The meet and greet event will take place on March 16 at Dolmen Mall at 4pm.
Carles Puyol Saforcada is a former Spanish footballer who spent his entire career with his local childhood team FC Barcelona. He is considered as one of the best defenders and leaders of his generation. He was referred to as the ‘wall’ by his teammates due to his unique gameplay.
World Soccer Stars is a celebration of international football in Pakistan featuring Kaka, Figo, Puyol and Anelka in a exhibition match. As part of the match Akon will be closing the exhibition matches in Karachi and Lahore with a live concert for the ultimate smack that showdown.
World Soccer Stars is being played on Saturday 27 April 2019 in Karachi and Sunday 28 April 2019 in Lahore. Kick off time in 6.30pm. The soccer stars and Akon will arrive in Pakistan on Friday 26 April 2019 ahead of the tour.