Barça and Guardiola get involved in the auction for the benefit of the Bobby Robson Foundation
Barça and first team manager, Josep Guardiola, are joining the charity auction promoted by the
organization Breakthrough Breast Cancer and the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, to raise funds for the
fight against cancer.
These two organizations have launched the Sir Bobby's Breakthrough Auction, an online charity
auction to help in the fight against breast cancer, which involves different clubs, institutions,
and individuals. Barça have joined the cause promoted by the Foundation of the ex Barça manager
(1996/97) Bobby Robson, who died on 31 July 2009, victim of cancer.
Barça - active participation
In this auction, Barça will provide the possibility of being close to their stars. In fact,
the winner will attend a first team training session, acquire a shirt signed by the players,
participate in a meeting with some of the players and coach Josep Guardiola, and receive two
tickets to attend a game at the Camp Nou.
Guardiola: "It is a pleasure and an honour to contribute"
The first team manager, Josep Guardiola, who spent the 1996/97 season under the guidance of
Bobby Robson, is very pleased to participate in this charitable initiative. "For Barça and for me
it is a pleasure and an honour to contribute to the Foundation of Sir Bobby Robson, and be a part
of this task to fight against cancer. This is a small way to help because every day cancer is
something that is better treated over time it will be just another illness" said Guardiola.
Joining the auction that begins this Thursday, 6th of October is a new recognition of the
figure of Robson. "I was lucky to be one of his players, and learn from him and his values, how to
handle players, how to behave in victory and in defeat, and his fair-play. It was a great lesson
for us and for me. As an institution it’s an honour to collaborate in this fight" Guardiola
You can contribute as a donor or participate as a bidder through the following website:
Constant struggle against the disease
The Sir Bobby Robson Breaktrough Breast Cancer is dedicated to raising awareness on
prevention, treatment, and erradication of breast cancer, fighting on three fronts: research,
information, and education.