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Gerard Piqué enjoying playing basketball with Harrison Barnes / MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

The preseason tour has come to an end and after 10 days of training, matches, charity events and meetings with prominent US sportsmen, these are the highlights in 15 stories of what was certainly an experience for Luis Enrique's squad and the US fans. 

THE GAMES

FC Barcelona v Los Angeles Galaxy: Solid start to the preseason (2-1). Confident FC Barcelona defeat the MLS champions with goals from Luis Suárez and Sergi Roberto.



FC Barcelona v Manchester United: California dream ends with defeat (1–3). Rafinha gets Catalans on the board late but unlucky Barça lose out to United on beautiful day for football in northern California

Defeat on penalties to round off US Tour for FC Barcelona (2-2, 4-2 pens). Goals from Suárez and Sandro give Barça a 2-2 draw over 90 minutes against Chelsea, but the shoot out does not go their way (4-2)

SPECIAL CONTENT

All the videoblogs of the US Tour. These videos are a wonderful memento of a fantastic experience for the team in the United States of America

The US Tour in figures More than 240,00 fans have attended Barça's three games in the US .

First team switch to basketball. A change of sport - FC Barcelona squad gets in a bit of hoops at the American University before training in Washington


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[Storify] See FC Barcelona's USA Tour through the eyes of the players

EVENTS WITH FELLOW SPORTSMEN

Kobe Bryant: I love how Barça play. The LA Lakers star enjoys the blaugranes' morning training session, the second for the squad in Los Angeles

Barça and Golden State Warriors meet up in San Francisco. Harrison Barnes from the Warriors and the blaugrana players tested out their skills at San Francisco State University.

FC Barcelona and the San Francisco 49ers, a meeting of five-time champions.The Barça team that has won the Champions League five times and one of the legendary teams from the NFL, winners of five Super Bowls, met after the Catalans trained at the Levi’s Stadium.

Andrés Iniesta and Alex Morgan meet up at the Pasadena Rose Bowl. The blaugrana captain and the US footballer come together and present one and other with their respective jerseys following the game against LA Galaxy.

SOCIAL EVENTS

Juliano Belletti visits the FCBEscola in Los Angeles The former Barça player was the star attraction at the training centre in Gleansdale.

Iniesta and Ter Stegen take part in UNICEF event in Los Angeles Twenty children were given the chance to quiz the two Barça stars in an event which served to promote the links between the Club and UNICEF.

The FC Barcelona Foundation, the Gates Foundation and Global Citizen come together to fight poverty The agreement was presented on Thursday in San Francisco in the presence of Josep Maria Bartomeu, Arda Turan and Kweku Mandela, grandson of the South African leader.

Suárez and Bartra support alliance between Foundation and Inter-American Development Bank The two players and vice-president Jordi Cardoner appear at an event in Washington DC and answer questions from beneficiaries of the ‘FutbolNet’ project in Mexico.


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