FC Barcelona to Open Branded Theme Parks

The famous football club is also planning to open a FC Barcelona Academy in New York.

GLOBAL–FC Barcelona has teamed up with Parques Reunidos to open five leisure and entertainment complexes over the next five years.

According to the Spanish language news organization Palco23, each installation center will be between 3,000 meters and 10,000 square meters, with desired locations in malls and downtown areas with high pedestrian traffic. Furthermore, Parques Reunidos will have the rights to create the leisure and entertainment complexes worldwide, excluding China, where the project has been acquired by Mission Hills Group.

Meanwhile, FC Barcelona has also partnered with Prospect Sports Partners to open a FC Barcelona Academy in New York. The new facility will occupy 20,000 square meters in the Kings Park area and will include eight artificial turf soccer fields as well as two natural grass and covered fields.

The FC Barcelona Academy will also aim to help local communities and support the development of elite players in an area where there are 184,000 children under the age of 14.