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A friendly football game between Barcelona veterans and Greek national team veterans will be held on Thursday June 8 at 6:30 pm at the municipality Stadium of Mytilene.
The event is organized by the municipality of Lesvos, FC Barcelona Foundation (Fundacio FC Barcelona) and the Union of Barcelona players. It is part of a broader program implemented by Barcelona Foundation and Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
“The event aims to honor the citizens of Lesvos for their contribution to the refugee crisis. Moreover it reminds that the refugees crisis is part of an international humanitarian disaster created by the ongoing conflicts, the poverty and the climate change,” stated Lesvos mayor Spyros Galinos to Athens Macedonian News Agency.