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OUR OWN BEN LEDERMAN - RESIGNS WITH FC BARCELONA!!

01/23/2017, 11:15am PST
By TFA

OUR OWN BEN LEDERMAN WAS JUST RESIGNED BY FC BARCELONA'S ACADEMY FOR JUST UNDER TWO YEARS.

BEN'S JOURNEY WITH THE CATALAN GIANT BEGAN WHEN HE WAS 11 YEARS OLD AS HE BECAME THE FIRST AMERICAN BORN PLAYER TO PLAY FOR FC BARCELONA'S ACADEMY.  HOWEVER, THE JOURNEY HAS BEEN A VERY DIFFICULT ONE AS HE GOT CAUGHT UP IN FIFA'S FOREIGN PLAYER RESTRICTION RULE THAT SAW HIM HAVING TO LEAVE THE CLUB FOR THE PAST TWO YEARS WHILE HIS PARENTS WORKED NIGHT AND DAY TO ACQUIRE EUROPEAN PASSPORTS. AS SOON AS THIS MISSION WAS COMPLETE, BARCA WELCOMED BEN BACK.  THE MISSION WASN'T COMPLETE AS OF YET SINCE BEN STILL HAD TO GO THROUGH THE TRYOUT PROCESS AND THERE WERE NO GUARANTEES HE'D BE OFFERED A CONTRACT. FORTUNATELY FOR BEN ALL WENT WELL AND HE WAS PRESENTED A CONTRACT, ALTHOUGH DETAILS ARE STILL BE FINALIZED WITH FIFA.

CONGRATS GO OUT TO BEN ON AN UNPRECEDENTED & OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AS WELL AS TO HIS PARENTS, DANNY & TAMMY LEDERMAN, FOR PERSEVERING UNDER EXTREMELY DIFFICULT CIRCUMSTANCES. 

TO READ MORE ABOUT BEN'S JOURNEY, CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK: BEN LEDERMAN


SHOUT OUT TO MICKY MUNDO!!

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