Shakira & FC Barcelona Partner to Bring Sports to Needy Children
08/02/2011 - 11:15 ||
In a press conference yesterday in Miami, Colombian singer, songwriter and philanthropist Shakira announced that her Fundación Pies Descalzos and FC Barcelona (her boyfriend Gerard Pique’s soccer team) have signed on agreement to build two sports complexes—one in Miami and one in Cartagena, Colombia—for local youth.
The partnership would help 28,500 children and young Latinos who live in Miami in an area with limited resources in the northeast part of the Florida city. Through the alliance, there are also plans to turn a family center at a YMCA in Miami into a space for sports activities. No details were provided with regards to the center in Colombia, but since it is Shaki's home country, we're sure the local kids will get the very best that she and FC Barcelona can provide!