Luis Garcia: I thank the fans for their warm welcome

Luis Garcia: I thank the fans for their warm welcome

The football star is in Bulgaria until today at the invitation of UniCredit Bulbank; he is an Ambassador of UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour, presented by UniCredit.

The legendary Luis Garcia met with hundreds of fans at Paradise Center today. He is on a three-day visit to Bulgaria at the invitation of UniCredit Bulbank as an Ambassador of UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour, presented by UniCredit.

The footballer demonstrated high class and fascinated the fans with his positivism, approachability, good manners and finesse. During the Trophy Tour he spent with the fans more time than planned.

“The Bulgarian audience is great. I had lots of fun in Sofia. The special truck carrying the Trophy to your capital city and next week to Burgas offers a unique experience with the interactive games and the possibility to have a picture taken with the Trophy. I would like to thank UniCredit and the fans for their warm welcome”, said Luis Garcia.

Luis Garcia is a famous offensive midfielder. During his career he played for Barcelona, Atletico (Madrid) and Liverpool. In his official profiles on Twitter @LuchoGarcia14 and facebook one can see that he is still quite busy. In the last month, besides Sofia, he also travelled to Singapore, Qatar, Spain and Thailand. After Sofia, he will be flying to Uganda where he will take part in a charity football game.

After the visit in Sofia, which also continues today until 22:00 h in Paradise Center, UEFA Champions League Trophy will travel for the first time to Burgas and Varna:

The programme for Burgas:

December 14 – in front of the branch of UniCredit Bulbank in 22 Alexandrovska Street, 11:00 – 18:00 h; the official opening is at 11 o’clock.

December 15 – Galeria Burgas Mall, Yanko Komitov Street, 10:00 – 22:00 h;

The programme for Varna:

December 17 and 18 – furniture store in Varna Grand Mall, 2 Akademik Sacharov Street, level 2, the times are 10:00 h – 16:00 h and 10:00 h – 18:00 h.

UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour is an extremely important event for UniCredit and the football fans. Until this year the Trophy has visited 14 European countries, 68 towns and cities, to get to more than half a million fans.

The partnership between UniCredit and UEFA Champions League

After six years as the official sponsor of UEFA Champions League, from season 2015/2016 UniCredit is now the official bank of UEFA Club Competitions – UEFA Europa League, UEFA Futsal Cup Finals, UEFA Super Cup, UEFA Women's Champions League и UEFA Youth League.

More information for media:

UniCredit Bulbank, Identity & Communications Department

Viktoria Blajeva, Phone: + 359 2 9264 993, wjlj/ebwjepwbAvojdsfejuhspvq/ch

Magdalena Ivanova, Phone: + 359 2 9232 528, nbhebmfob/jwbopwbAvojdsfejuhspvq/ch