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Former Real Madrid duo expected to China tour

By Yutang Sports Tuesday, 09 Jun 2015 16:00

Former Real Madrid stars, Luis Figo and Guti, are expected to visit Chengdu China where a football competition, named as Panda Cup International Youth Football Tournament, will be held from June 22 to June 28.

The Panda Cup will see U18 national teams of China, Japan, Slovak and Kyrgyzstan competing for the trophy.

More interestingly, as the youth training program, Fondacion Real Madrid Campus Experience, will be launched in Chengdu on June 29, Real Madrid foundation would be likely to bring in Guti to boost the campaign.

Guti is expected to land in Chengdu on June 28.

Based on this, Chengdu Football Association sent invitation to Guti, expecting the former Real Madrid's deputy to watch a Panda Cup match and more importantly to give advices to the development of football among youth players in China.

Luis Figo, winner of 2001 FIFA World Player, according to Chengdu Commercial Daily, has also been reached by Chengdu Football Association.

The latter expected Figo to attend the “Workshop of International Youth Football Development.

Source: Chengdu Commercial Daily



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