Spanish and Barcelona football legend Carles Puyol arrived in Karachi to kick off World Soccer Stars event and its ticket sales for exhibition matches.
He reached Karachi via Dubai. Strict security measures were taken for his arrival.
Puyol’s visit involves fan engagement at Karachi’s Dolmen Mall Clifton among other activities such as the launch and distribution of signed electronic products. He will also watch the Pakistan Super League final between the Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi at the National Stadium in Karachi on Sunday.
“Karachi, I look forward to seeing you all and I am really excited to meet all my fans in Pakistan at the one and only PSL final. World Soccer Stars presents a great opportunity to celebrate the arrival of football and from what I know, football is the next emerging sport in Pakistan,” he earlier said.
The Barcelona star is part of the World Soccer Stars team that will play exhibition football games on April 27 in Karachi and on April 28 in Lahore.