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Let's talk about football, Spanish gastronomy and culture with La Liga

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Instituto Cervantes Sydney

Level 3, 299 Sussex Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

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Free event. Registration and confirmation required. Event in English

This event is part of the program of activities for the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Cervantes Institute in Sydney.

Join Glen as he tells the story of LaLiga and its clubs through the eyes of the football crazed fans in Spain, giving a taste of what it is like to experience football matches, Spanish gastronomy and Spanish culture in general, all at the same time*.

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Glen Rolls: Glen has been LaLiga's delegate for Australia and New Zealand for 2 year's where one of his main focuses has been to bring the fans of Spanish football closer to the action and closer to the wonderful stories of its clubs. Glen is a vivid football fan himself and lived in Spain for almost ten years where he represented Spain at an international level in sport. Throughout his time in Spain he was able to grasp a great understanding of Spanish culture and how the sport of football is greatly connected to the every days lives of Spaniards.

About LaLiga:

LaLiga is a global, innovative and socially responsible organisation, leader in the leisure and entertainment sector. It is a private sports association, made up of the 20 Clubs/SAD of LaLiga Santander (1st div) and the 22 clubs that compete in LaLiga SmartBank (2nd div) and is responsible for the organisation of the professional football competitions at a national level. In the 2018/2019 season LaLiga reached more than 2.7 billion people worldwide. Headquartered in Madrid (Spain), it is present in 55 countries through 9 offices and 46 delegates. The association carries out its social action through its Foundation and is the first professional soccer league in the world that has a competition for players with intellectual disabilities: *LaLiga Genuine Santander. *This year LaLiga is also celebrating an Anniversary and 2019 marks 90 years since the inception of the Spanish national football league began.

*The program of this event is subject to changes



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