Early this morning, the plane carrying the members of La Liga Legends team landed in Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran for a match due to be held between Spanish and Iranian league legends on Thursday.
According to a report by Fars, as translated by IFP, a number of players of La Liga Legends Team, which is supposed to debut against a team of Iranian best veteran players on Thursday this week, arrived in Tehran early this morning.
Fernando Sanz, Fernando Morientes, David Albelda, Joan Capdevila, Marcos Senna, Francisco Pavón and Gaizka Mendieta are former football stars of Barcelona and Real Madrid who, after a one-hour stop at the airport’s CIP, headed towards their hotel.
The match, which will air on Iran’s Channel 3, will also be broadcast live on LaLiga’s official YouTube channel and then be shown later on GOL. This will allow fans from all over the world to watch the former LaLiga idols return to the game against an Iranian team.
The encounter will allow Spanish football lovers to re-live fond memories of a bygone era.