LaLiga Santander Experience
The San Sebastian Experience came to an end following four unforgettable days for the journalists from TV2, WOWOW, Soccer King and the Norwegian influencer Iben Kvisle.
The high point of the experience was a belter of a Basque Derby at the Reale Arena.
Before the Real Sociedad v Athletic Club match, the LaLiga Experience guests had the opportunity to visit the Txuri Urdin training ground. Zubieta, one of LaLiga’s top academies, opened its doors and its director, Luki Iriarte, walked them through the management and training model for the young Sociedad players.
After the first-team training session, Mikel Merino and Takefusa Kubo spent some time with the guests, who had a blast conducting interviews for their broadcasters. The following day, the travelling party returned to Zubieta to watch the session to prepare for the derby up close and meet two stars from the women’s team: Synne Jensen and Sanni Franssi. Next, their first ever visit to the Reale Arena to explore the home of the Txuri Urdins was marked by a very special moment: the president of the club came down to greet our guests! In the time they spent with Jokin Aperribay, the president gave them a warm welcome and took the opportunity to show them around the stadium of the historic LaLiga club.
The culmination of their trip was a brilliant Basque Derby. The guests of TV2 and WOWOW enjoyed meeting the team mascot, Txurdin, who presented the winner’s trophy to Iben Kvisle, before taking in the warm-up from the side lines. The derby, which ended in a home victory, was a showcase for fair play in a unique and unforgettable setting.
The next stop for the #LaLigaExperience will be Girona FC v FC Barcelona on LaLiga Santander Matchday 19. Don’t miss it!