The Barça team landed in Los Angeles about 14 pm, starting the tour activity will be with a press conference by Luis Enrique and Iniesta.
Passing 02:00 PM (local time: 11:00 am Catalonia), the club has landed in Los Angeles airport after a 12 hours flight direct from Barcelona. The Barça delegation which departed at 11 am from El Prat airport will start their kick-off for the American pre-season tour, after a week of training at the Ciutat Esportiva. Los Angeles, which welcomed the Catalans team with cloudy skies but with high temperature will be the first visit three cities will team during the tour, will be the first of three cities the team be visiting during the tour.
Once arrived to the United States, the team will be staying at Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey Hotel to begin their activity. After arriving, Luis Enrique and Andres Iniesta will have their first tour’s press conference at the same hotel, before the club starts the first training at Stub Hub Center in Carson.
Remember that Luis Enrique and his coaching staff have cited a total of 24 players to start the tour. 23 are to be trained during the first week of preseason, with three team players plus Ter Stegen, who has joined the group. During their stay on American soil the other players that deplete the end of the holidays will be added to the team. For ten days, the team will visit Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington to play three games against LA Galaxy, Manchester United and Chelsea before returning to Barcelona.