The integration, the sportsmanship, the effort and the illusion about the competition.
Some thirty matches, more than 80 goals and great enthusiasm accompanied in the first day of LaLiga Genuina held this weekend in Villarreal. Córdoba CF and Nàstic de Tarragona achieved the opening stage leading the Fair Play classification, and with several outstanding teams such as RCD Espanyol, Villarreal CF, Valencia CF, RC Celta de Vigo and Atlético de Madrid, who won all their matches.
Sportsmanship and respect for the values of football during the weekend in which football players, technicians, family members and fans enjoy an exciting day. In addition to the sporting abilities of the players, he highlighted the spirit of twinning between all the teams and the good atmosphere both on and off the pitch.
Javier Gómez, Corporate CEO of LaLiga, Fernando Roig, president of Villarreal CF, Olga de la Fuente, director of the LaLiga Foundation and Kika Ruiz, patron of the Levante Foundation, presented the awards and medals to the participants. A trophy that colored the faces of all the participants in the first phase. Gómez highlighted the success of his first experience putting the value “integration, team play, companionship and sportsmanship over competitiveness.” The 18 teams left Villarreal happy and with their eyes on the second phase, which will take place on 19,20 and 21 January 2018 in Tarragona.
LaLiga Genuine is an integrative initiative of social responsibility and a pioneer in the world, organized by LaLiga through its Foundation. The project consists of a football league made up of teams from the group (people with intellectual disabilities), which since its foundation has had a commitment to professional football with this socially responsible project. See related video and rating in http://www.laliga.es/laliga-genuine/actualidad/laliga-genuine-triunfa-en-villarreal-1