Jordi Alba to wear FC Barcelona’s number 18 shirt
The Catalan defender has been at FC Barcelona’s offices the day before he signed his new contract with the Catalan club. The visit is the first step in a busy 36 hours for Barça’s latest signing and recent Euro 2012 winner.
Barcelona (FCB).- Jordi Alba visited the FC Barcelona offices this Wednesday and posed for the traditional photo in front of Barça\u2019s logo. The visit is the first step in a busy 36 hours for the team\u2019s latest signing and recent Euro 2012 winner.
After the photo and a brief interview with Barça TV, Alba will part in a celebratory reception in his home town of Hospitalet this evening, before a thorough medical at the FC Barcelona\u2019s venues in the morning, followed by the official signing ceremony.
Alba will be presented to the audience at the Camp Nou on Thursday at 17.00 (CET) and he will then hold a press conference in the Catalan club\u2019s venues.
Number 18 shirt
Jordi Alba will wear the number 18 shirt with Barça\u2019s first team next season \u2013 the same number he wore in the Euro 2012 tournament and which was not used at FC Barcelona last season. Previously, Milito, Ezquerro and Gabri amongst others, have worn the number 18.