Joan Laporta meets with Isaac Herzog, president of Israel
The FC Barcelona president travels to Israel to open the 'Barça The Exhibition' and attend the 'Legends Clásico'
The FC Barcelona president Joan Laporta met on Sunday with the president of Israel Isaac Herzog as part of his visit to the country as part of the opening of the 'Barça The Exhibition' exposition and to attend the 'Legends Clásico' between Barça and Real Madrid which will take place on Tuesday 20 July at the Bloomfield Stadium in Tel Aviv.
The meeting took place in Beit Hanasí, the official residence of the Israeli president in Jerusalem. President Laporta presented the Israeli president with a FC Barcelona shirt bearing his name and with a plaque of the Club's badge.
During the meeting which lasted around 30 minutes, Herzog and Laporta took the opportunity to visit the residential gardens within the Beit Hanasí residence which boasts busts of the Israeli presidents.
Produced by FC Barcelona in association with events and entertainments firm Proactiv, Barça The Exhibition features nine different rooms, and as they explore them visitors can use an audioguide based around a grandfather talking to his grandson, and showcasing the team’s greatest achievements, its style of play and even using a 360º surround space to create the illusion of really standing inside the stadium.
Fans can also enjoy interactive gaming in the Play Barça section and visit the hall of fame, Making History, where they get to admire team and individual trophies and different articles used and signed by Barça stars of past and present. The display was created in collaboration with the Barça Museum.
On Monday 19 July FC Barcelona president Joan Laporta will be present at a Gala Dinner organised for the Barça Legends 'Clásico' against Real Madrid ahead of attending the game itself the following day.