Legendary football player Carles Puyol Saforcada has landed in Karachi on Saturday to kickoff the World Soccer Stars (WSS) event.
In a video message before his arrival, the former star footballer said that, “Karachi, I look forward to seeing you all and I am really excited to meet all my fans in Pakistan,” he said. “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.”
The 40-year-old will also witness the final of Pakistan Super League season four at National Stadium Karachi where he will engage with over 100,000 fans.
Puyol spent his entire career with one of most popular Football club FC Barcelona. He is regarded as one of the best defenders of his generation also known as ‘the wall’.
Earlier, Brazillian Kaká and the Portuguese Luís Figo, also visited Karachi for the promotion of World Soccer Stars.
The event will official commence on April 27 in Karachi and on April 28 in Lahore.