Barcelona, March 15 (IANS) Barcelona football club on Tuesday held the last training session ahead of the second leg of the European Champions League tie against Arsenal on Wednesday, while three children managed to sneak into the workouts.
The children, two Ecuadorians and a Uruguayan, live in Malaga but are spending a few days in Barcelona, reports Efe.
They circumvented the security checks at Sant Joan Despi and entered the training field where the squad was completing its preparations for the Arsenal game.
Barcelona players welcomed the children and signed autographs and posed for photographs in front of the Catalan club’s security employees.
After a few minutes of relaxation, the security employees asked the children to leave the field to allow the squad to complete preparations for Wednesday’s match.
Barcelona will face Arsenal at Camp Nou stadium after beating the English club 2-0 in the first leg.
It is expected that Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique will announce the final squad, which will not include suspended Gerard Pique and injured Rafinha and Sandro Ramirez.