Before the press conference, however, the second Barça reinforcement acquired during the winter had a busy schedule of events, in which he was introduced in public, with 8,552 spectators who waved Colombian flags at Camp Nou.
"First, I must thank God for having offered me a partner like Marianela, Yerry's mother, and for giving us two wonderful children".
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The 23-year-old will wear the No24 shirt at Barcelona and there happen to be some reports claiming that Valverde might look to loan him out for further development. I'm going to work to bring something to the best players in the world.
José Eulises Mina said, "I am very happy". The highly-rated Palmeiras defender is said to be just hours away from finalising his move to the Nou Camp.More news: England win toss as Hales returns; Tye debuts for Australia
He explained: "There's a saying in my country: 'Touch the ground you want to conquer with the sole of your feet'". And here I want to make history with everyone. "I always do it, and I hope to be a success here".
"I have come to work. This is a great club and since arriving you can feel the atmosphere here". I have an vast joy to be in Barcelona, thanks to Colombia for all the support.More news: Keith Jackson, sportscaster with "Whoa, Nelly!" call, dies
Mina will provide defensive cover for the likes of Gerard Pique and Samuel Umtiti, while replacing Javier Mascherano who's set to leave the club with a move to the Chinese Super League heavily muted. I will be calm and I'll try to control the adrenaline and I'll adapt to the group with my dancing.More news: Missouri governor fighting for political life after affair