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The Camp Nou pays tribute to women’s Barcelona and Yulimar Rojas

The Camp Nou pays tribute to women’s Barcelona and Yulimar Rojas

In the run-up to the game against Getafe, the Camp Nou paid tribute to the women’s Barça players awarded this week by UEFA, with captain Alexia Putellas leading the way as the best European footballer, and to the Venezuelan athlete Yulimar Rojas, who was proclaimed Olympic champion of triple jump breaking the world record at the Tokyo Olympics.

Putellas, best European player and best midfielder of the 2020-2021 season according to UEFA; Sandra Paños, best goalkeeper; Irene Paredes, best defense; and Jennifer Hermoso, the best forward, jumped onto the pitch of the Barça fiefdom to receive the ovation of the public after winning some trophies that are the result of the extraordinary last season, in which they achieved the treble.

Next, the one who had the leading role was the Barcelona athlete Yulimar Rojas, one of the great protagonists of the recent Olympic Games by breaking the world record for triple jump and getting the gold medal. The Venezuelan was in charge of doing the kick-off of the match.

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In addition, before the start of the match, a minute of silence was observed in memory of the Barça members and fans who lost their lives during the coronavirus pandemic. EFE (HN)

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