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Barcelona stars swim with dolphins

08-04-2011 08:29 BJT

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Defending Champions League and Spanish La Liga title holders, Barcelona were busy picking up some new skills on Tuesday. These talents won't be picked up by anyone's Sonar as the team received some training at the Miami Seaquarium.

Xavi, David Villa, Sergio Busquets, Victor Valdes and Pedro hopped in a dolphin tank, to get tutored by their trainers. The lesson started simply with the athletes catching a ride. I'm not sure which mammal is in control here. There were no backheels in the pool but David Villa was given a lesson in the backstroke as the dolphins began showing off.

The whole affair was sealed with a kiss. After enjoying some downtime, the Barcelona players will face Mexico's CD Guadalajara on Wednesday as part of the World Football Challenge.

David Villa with dolphin

 

Xavi with dolphin

 

Sergio Busquets

 

Victor Valdes(L), David Villa(C) and Xavi(R)

 

Barcelona players

 

Pedro with dolphin

 

Players with dolphin

Editor:Zou Xian |Source: CNTV.CN

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