Friday, October 14, 2011

Camper Volvo Racing Hosts Spain's National Football Squad


OOOhhhh....The World Cup Champs-Spain's National Football Squad- paid an above and below deck visit with the Spanish brand Camper- with Emirates New Zealand's -on the yacht - at the water side Alicanté based- Volvo Ocean Race.

Players  Fernando Torres (Chelsea), Carlo Puyol, Xavi, David Villa (Barça), Iker Casillas Sergio Ramos and Xabi Alonso of Real Madrid, and Pepe Reina (Liverpool)... got toured in the close quarters by Skipper Chris Nicholson-and Spanish sailor Roberto 'Chuny" Bermudez.

FYI: The Volvo Ocean Race is an around the world race that ends in Galway, Ireland -with sailing taking about 9 months to complete----including a fleet stop in Miami.

And Spain beat Scotland  3-1 for earning a trip of their own to the next round of Euro 2012 ...

Xavi-Barça and Spain midfielder

Chelsea Striker Fernando Torres/Crew member Mike Pammenter

Pics-Ian Roman/Volvo Ocean Race