|13 November 2006|
|My summer 2006|
|Barça - Xavier President: Summer 2006|
My SUMMER 2006 in Pictures. I was celebrating the UEFA Championship...
(Yes, on May 17th 2006, FC Barcelona beat London's Arsenal in the final of the UEFA Champions League. Here are some pictures of the event):
Then, suddenly, in the middle of the celebration... I became the President of the Club. Yes, the President of FC Barcelona!!!
Here is how some of the Barcelona Press announced it.
And so, I had to be the President... and here are some of the pictures of what I had to do.
I Presented our new players (Gudjohnsen, Thuram and Zambrotta) in Los Angeles
Presided over a games ...
I walked the Red Carpet in front of the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles
I even got to preside over a game along with fellow Columbia professor (and President of the US Soccer Federation) Sunil Gulati! (what are the odds that two Columbia economics professors get to preside over a professional football/soccer game?)
In Sum, I had a really... let's say, peculiar, summer.