In a momentous move towards the heart of Catalan football, Brazilian striker Vitor Roque and his family have embarked on their journey to Barcelona. The promising forward bid farewell to Brazil from Curitiba airport, accompanied by his parents, sister, wife, and extended family. Anticipation surrounds his arrival in the Catalan capital on December 27. This will mark the initiation of Vitor Roque’s career as a Barcelona player.
Vitor Roque, laden with luggage symbolizing his transition, engaged with Brazilian media at São José dos Pinhais airport before making a brief stopover in São Paulo en route to Spain. Amidst the buzz of media attention, the Roque family expressed gratitude for the warm reception. He’s acknowledging the fans of Athletico Paranaense, the club Vitor Roque bids adieu.
“Un abrazo grande. Gracias a todos los aficionados del Athletico Paranaense. Estamos juntos,” said Vitor Roque in the departure zone at Curitiba airport. With heartfelt words, he expressed his appreciation to the fans, recognizing the pivotal role they played in his journey.
Countdown to Barcelona Arrival:
Vitor Roque is set to land in Barcelona on December 27. His official integration into the squad under Xavi Hernández’s guidance commences on December 29. The first interaction with Barcelona fans will unfold during an open training session. Afterwards, the grand unveiling scheduled for January 3. It will be just before the team heads to Las Palmas for a crucial league clash against UD Las Palmas.
Amidst the preparations for his move, Vitor Roque took a moment to address Barcelona fans directly. In a video shared on Barcelona’s Instagram, he confidently stated, “Culers, ens veiem aviat a Barcelona” (Culés, see you soon in Barcelona). This gesture exemplifies Roque’s eagerness to connect with the passionate fanbase as he ventures into this significant phase of his life.
Upcoming Schedule for Vitor Roque:
Upon his arrival on December 27, Vitor Roque will swiftly join training sessions under the watchful eye of Xavi Hernández. The subsequent day, December 30, promises the first glimpse of the Brazilian striker in action during an open training session, creating an opportunity for Barcelona supporters to witness his skills up close. The official presentation is set for January 3, aligning with the team’s preparation for the pivotal clash against UD Las Palmas.
Vitor Roque’s journey to Barcelona is not just a geographical shift. It symbolizes the commencement of a new chapter in his footballing odyssey. Barcelona fans eagerly await the arrival of this young talent, whose skills and commitment have already left an impression. As he embraces the challenges and excitement that come with donning the prestigious Barcelona colors, Vitor Roque’s arrival adds a fresh spark to the Blaugrana squad, promising moments of flair and goal-scoring prowess in the games to come. The countdown has begun, and Barcelona faithful are ready to welcome Vitor Roque to the Camp Nou with open arms.