The Barcelona’s player said he had a “very big thanks to all who make up the FTA Tour for thinking of me to be the image. It is an honor for me to represent him.”
At 31, Javier Mascherano is already a legend. The Argentine sum titles and medals. At the club level has a FIFA Club World Cup, two Champions League, two European Super Cup, 5 leagues, two Copa del Rey and two Spanish Supercup. And with the ‘albiceleste’ he managed two gold medals (Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008), and a South American Sub 20 title. That is the sporting history of “El Jefecito”.
And it adds another landmark: being the international face of the International Football Tennis Association (FTA Tour). After an exhaustive search, the defender of the Barcelona like representative was chosen.
In January 2014 the FTA Tour was born, creating the world circuit in which great stars of professional football face face to face amateur players who fulfill the dream of defying their idols as well as climbing in the world rankings along the different tournaments.
The FTA Tour seeks in its circuit to promote the values that it represents, such as inclusion, universality, Fair Play, among others, which integrating players embody it in every game.
Under the same line, Javier Mascherano stressed the opportunity given by the FTA Tour, “is something nice because of the possibility given to not marginalize anyone, everyone can play it, are on equal terms and above all is a entertaining game, very dynamic and you can play anywhere”.
Mascherano stressed what his new role meant for him, with a “big thank you to all who make up the FTA Tour for thinking of me to be the image. It is an honor for me to represent him”.