The 8 of Víctor Tomàs shall be withdrawn on the Palau on November 30
The occasion shall be held after the Champions League match in opposition to the German THW Kiel on the Palau
The shirt of the legendary winger will be a part of that of different Blaugrana handball legends
The shirt with the quantity ‘8’ of the Barça first workforce captain Víctor Tomàs shall be withdrawn on November 30, in an act that shall be held after the Champions League match in opposition to the German THW Kiel on the Palau BlaugranaAs sources from the Barça handball part have confirmed to EFE.
The elimination of his quantity will happen two years and ten months after the Barcelona left-handed winger introduced his retirement attributable to coronary heart issues. The COVID-19 pandemic and the change within the membership’s presidency have slowed down the method.
The left-handed Barça winger, after 23 years on the membership and 17 within the first workforce, he left the competitors with 69 titles to his identify, the membership’s third most profitable after goalkeepers Aitor Egurrola (curler hockey), with 78 titles, and David Barrufet (handball), with 71 .At present, on the age of 37, Victor Tomás has been Barça’s skilled sports activities supervisor since September 2020 and commentator of the Barça Champions League matches for the ‘Esport 3’ channel of Televisió de Catalunya.
The occasion will start at round 10:15 p.m. or 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30, after Barça exhausted all the probabilities of bringing ahead the time of the match, which is able to begin at 8:45 p.m., for the reason that laws of the European Federation (EHF) prohibits acts of tribute earlier than the conferences.
Víctor Tomás debuted with the Barça first workforce within the Asobal league on April 6, 2002. He was captain of Barça since August 21, 2012 and the captain who lifted, within the 2014-2015 season, seven out of seven titles in a single marketing campaign one thing that solely Valero Rivera’s ‘Dream Crew’ had achieved within the 1999-2000 season.
Its 69 titles are distributed as follows: 12 within the ASOBAL League, 11 within the Copa del Rey, 10 within the Asobal Cup, 12 within the Spanish Tremendous Cup, 7 within the Catalan Tremendous Cup, 7 within the Pyrenees League, 3 within the Champions League, 1 in EHF Cup, 1 European Tremendous Cup and 5 Membership World Cups. Within the Asobal League he added 396 video games and 1,289 targets and within the Champions League 220 video games and 721 targets.
Each at Barça and with the Nationwide Crew he at all times wore the identical quantity: 8. He’s married to former Norwegian worldwide goalkeeper Helge Bolstad and has two kids, Luka, six, and Mía, 4.
The shirt with the identify and variety of Tomás (8) will share the house within the Palau reserved for membership legends, 13 in the meanwhile: Òscar Grau (2), Xavier O’Callaghan (4), Enric Masip (5), Iñaki Urdangarin (7), Joan Sagalés (14), David Barrufet (16), from the handball workforce; Andrés Jiménez (4), Nacho Solozábal (7), Roberto Dueñas (12), ‘Epi’ (15) and Juan Carlos Navarro (11), from basketball, Alberto Borregán (21) from curler hockey and Paco Sedano (28 ), from the futsal workforce.