ALEIX VIDAL might not be making an impact at the pitch for Barcelona, however he’s unquestionably making noise off it.
Barca’s sponsors Audi generously gave the gamers and group of workers participants unfastened luxury automobiles, with the 28-year-old selecting the most expensive motor.
The Spanish global determined to head for the Audi R8 Spyder V10 five.2 FSI quattro, value a groovy £130,000, which works from Zero-1o0 km/h in simply three.6 seconds.
Every 12 months Audi offers the Catalan membership the most recent fashions of automobiles, and the La Liga leaders took complete merit of their generosity.
But for after they were not first to the whole lot, as opponents Real Madrid gained their items from the German automobile producers closing week.
There was once no marvel that Cristiano Ronaldo picked the flashiest of the bunch – getting the keys to the Panther Black Rs7 Sportback version.
In distinction to his Los Blancos counterpart, Lionel Messi went for the common-or-garden Audi RS 6 Avant Performance style, as did Luis Suarez and Gerard Pique.
Messi and Suarez have been all smiles as they have been snapped in entrance of their new automobiles, with the Argentinian ahead in a buoyant temper as he stopped to signal shirts.
Barca captain Andres Iniesta opted for the Audi SQ7 four.Zero TDI quattro, with midfield normal Sergio Busquets opting for the fearsome Audi R8 Plus 610.
After an afternoon of coaching in Catalonia on Thursday, the squad assembled on the house of the Spanish Grand Prix – the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.
The stars picked up their new automobiles on the race observe based totally in Montmelo, Barcelona, the place they might then handled to a couple of laps across the iconic observe.
The most in style automobile within the squad was once the Audi Q7 recreation three.Zero TDI quattro, with Arda Turan, Denis Suarez, Andre Gomes, Jasper Cillessen, Thomas Vermaelen, Ivan Rakitic, Jordi Alba and Rafinha all going for it.
Ernesto Valverde – who snapped up the Audi Q7 e-tron three.Zero – will likely be hoping his aspect get again to profitable tactics in opposition to Celta Vigo on Saturday once they have been held to a 1-1 draw in opposition to Valencia closing day trip.
Which automobiles did the Barcelona squad opt for?
- Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Gerard Pique – Audi RS 6 Avant efficiency
- Aleix Vidal – Audi R8 Spyder V10 five.2 FSI quattro
- Andres Iniesta – Audi SQ7 four.Zero TDI quattro
- Arda Turan, Andre Gomes, Ivan Rakitic, Jordi Alba, Jasper Cillessen, Thomas Vermaelen, Denis Suarez and Rafinha – Audi Q7 recreation three.Zero TDI quattro
- Ernesto Valverde and Paulinho – Audi Q7 e-tron three.Zero TDI quattro
- Ousmane Dembele, Lucas Digne, Paco Alcacer and Samuel Umtiti – Audi RS3 Sportback 2.five TFSI quattro
- Javier Mascherano – Audi A7 Sportback three.Zero TDI quattro
- Gerard Deulofeu – Audi Q5 VO
- Marc-Andre ter Stegen – Audi SQ5 S line 2.Zero TFSI quattro
- Sergio Busquets – Audi R8 Plus 610
- Nelson Semedo – Audi Q7 etron VO