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24.07.2006 18:15

Thuram Signs Contract

Having passed his medical revision and signed his contract, Lilian Thuram has officially become a player for FCBarcelona for the next two seasons.

Everything has been taken care of in one morning. Thuram arrived early in the morning and after a few hours has now returned in order to continue his holiday. In this time, Thuram has passed a medical revision, first at the hospital and second in the medical sevices department of the club, and has just signed the contract that keeps him here at Barça for the following two seasons.

As strong as an ox

Barça's new signing has always been renowned for his physical strength and ability. This was confirmed by the club's doctor following Thuram's revision: "Thuram is a player of great physical strength and is primed for world class competition."

Happy with a new experience

Despite being 34 years old, and having experienced much within the football elite, Thuram has expressed his delight at having signed for FC Barcelona: "I am very happy, to play here is the best thing that can happen to a footballer".  

Thuram Signs Contract
Great Expectation

Thuram is a player known throughout the world and his arrival at Barcelona has been followed through many channels of communication. Upon his arrival at the medical services centre, he was surrounded by a swarm of photographers and journalists.

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