SAN FRANCISCO, California — FC Barcelona made an institutional visit to the Penya Barcelonista San Francisco on Friday afternoon. The Club's first Vice President Jordi Cardoner, and the Managing Director of the New York office, Xavier O’Callaghan, were in attendance, along with the Barça legend Luis García, the President of the Supporters Clubs Confederation, Toni Guil, and the head of the International Supporters Clubs and the Director of the Club’s Social Area, Josep Maria Barnils. The event was held near the hotel where the Board of Directors of staying in the center of San Francisco.
They greeted the President of the San Francisco Supporters Club, Matt Manson, who was the first to address the attendees. Shortly after, the Club’s representative there also spoke, with Mr. Cardoner being the first to do so.
The Penya Barcelonista San Francisco has been in existence for 10 years and has some 130 members registered.