Barca stars will wear shirts names in Chinese vs Real Madrid

Copa Del Rey By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 06/02/2019

Barcelona players will wear special shirts names in Chineses against Real Madrid on Wednesday night in the Copa del Rey first leg at Nou Camp as the club announced on their official website.

The club's stars' names will be written in Chinese above their number and the first team players Lionel Messi, Gerard Pique, Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Samuel Umtiti to congratulating the Asian nation on their day, is also included in the pack. 

Barcelona have taken the step to celebrate the Chinese New Year and the Catalan club store will put some limited units of these shirts on sale.

Once the season concludes La Liga league leaders will travel to China and Japan for pre-season and this marketing decision will play a key role in the Blaugrana growing the number of fans they have in Asia.

Barcelona welcome rival to Camp Nou in the first leg of the Copa Del Ray on Wednesday night before the return fixture February 27th.