Three-time Champions League legend, Carles Puyol, has arrived Nigeria on a three-day visit from Tuesday, April 16, to Thursday, April 18.
The ex-Barcelona captain is on an invitation from Heineken to lead the UEFA Champions League Tour connecting with consumers and football lovers along the way.
The defense maestro on arrival in Uyo this morning was met with a rousing welcome from hundreds of fans.
The 40-year-old was well received by Nigerian Breweries’ executives as he signed a couple of autographs on his arrival.
Puyol will be in Uyo for a consumer event and Heineken’s Unmissable Match, as he will be playing as Captain of the Chairman Team alongside ex-Nigerian internationals, current NPFL wavemakers, Akwa United players and select consumers against a Shine Shine Bobo Team led by Nigerian football legend, Austin Jay Jay Okocha.
The 17th and 18th of April will however see the football superstar in Lagos for a tour as well as other planned encounters by Heineken.
For free tickets to meet Puyol and to see the trophy, follow the conversations on radio and on social media using the hashtag #Unmissable.