Xavi, during the clinic in Dura with Palestinian children / PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

FC Barcelona generated much expectation on their visit to Palestine as part of the ‘Peace Tour’ that is hoping to create bonds between the Palestinians and Israelis. Here we look back at a day that saw the Barça players visit the Basilica of the Nativity after which president Sandro Rosell and members of his board met with the Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas.

The historic day ended with a football clinic in Dura, a town just outside Hebron, where 24,000 watched the first team train in the company of a group of Palestinian boys and girls.

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