Monday, January 4, 2010

Guixa gets support grand-daughter club founder

Barcelona presidential candidate Jaume Guixà is getting the support of Emma Gamper, a grand-daughter of Hans [Joan] Gamper, the Swiss businessman who founded FC Barcelona in November 1899 and was also a player, director and president of the club.

It's not yet clear what the role of Emma Gamper, a 59-year old writer, will be in the candidacy of Guixà but in a message on the candidate's Facebook page she suggest she's gonna be actively involved in the campaign: "It's a pleasure to be part of your team! See you soon, ahead with the candidacy. You have my full support."

Read more:
Guixa: "The most powerful candidacy is ours"
Poll result: Who would you vote for?
Former vice-president part of board team Guixa