"On 19 December the FC Barcelona members are called to a vote in the Referendum on the Espai Barça financing. For the first time its history, we will vote online, from anywhere in the world." That is how the video starts, just a week away from the binding referendum, that the Club has published with the aim of promoting turnout amongst Barça members in the Referendum on the financing of the Espai Barça project, in which the Barça members take part, well known or not, to make a call for people to vote next Sunday 19 December.
As part of the campaign 'If we vote, we will win,' the video features contributions from Xavi Hernández and Andrés Iniesta, current first team players such as Jordi Alba and Riqui Puig, the recent women's Ballon d'Or winner Alexia Putellas; club legends such as Víctor Muñoz, Sergi Barjuan, Chapi Ferrer, Jordi Cruyff, Bojan Krkic and Enric Masip, currently active members of the professional sections, Saras Jasikevicius, Pierre Oriola, Àlex Abrines, Aitor Egurrola, Sergi Panadero, Miquel Feixas; Abel Bau, from the Barça Genuine Foundation, ambassador Àlex Roca; Barça Women pioneer from the 1970s Carme Nieto; internationally renowned Catalan sports stars Pol Espargaró and Àlex Corretja; famous Barça members such as the tenor Josep Carreras, the actor Carles Sans and Antonio Díaz and Mago Pop. There are also representatives from the FC Barcelona Senate, the 'Espai d'Animació' and anonymous young members who will be voting fro the first time online from Italy, Japan, Chicago, New York and various other places from around the world.
All the members and fans who take part in the video share that Barça feeling, the pride of belonging to Barça, the value of its unique democratic nature and its ownership model which makes it 'more than a club' and that allows member to vote in the most important decision on the Club's recent history.
The video has two versions, one extended which can be seen from Sunday on the Club's website and in the Socios APP and that will be sent on Monday to all members via the Official Club Bulletin (BOC), and a shorter version which will be launched globally on the Club's social networks.