Barcelona Welcomes Colombian Yerry Mina

Colombian centre back Yerry Mina has officially been unveiled as a Barcelona player

Before the press conference, however, the second Barça reinforcement acquired during the winter had a busy schedule of events, in which he was introduced in public, with 8,552 spectators who waved Colombian flags at Camp Nou. However, the Catlan giants did have the first choice over the 23-year-old, despite Mina's agent insisting that the option is not air-tight and that even includes the potential fee.

"Barca have brought in Yerry Mina from Palmeiras for around £10.5 million and the 6'5" defender is exactly what they need. Also, the 23-year-old center-half will now become the first Colombian to play for Barcelona and his unveiling was indeed a memorable one.

He explained: "There's a saying in my country: 'Touch the ground you want to conquer with the sole of your feet'".

'It's a very solid team, a very compact team, you will have a lot of possession, everyone knows the best team in the world.

Barcelona's new Colombian defender Mina waves during his official presentation on Saturday
Barcelona's new Colombian defender Mina waves during his official presentation on Saturday

'For me it's a source of indescribable pride because I have always dreamed about it and now the chance has come to be here with these great figures, ' Mina told the club's official website.

José Eulises Mina said, "I am very happy".

"I'm calm. I came to work, to contribute, to be with the best". I've always been a Barcelona fan.

Mina will compete with Gerard Pique, Thomas Vermaelen, Samuel Umtiti and Javier Mascherano for a spot in the centre of Ernesto Valverde's defence.

Lakers Could Have Interest In David Fizdale
And sure, those comments may have come via LaVar Ball, but the team didn't issue support for Walton to shoot them down. Kuzma's basket on a strong drive gave Los Angeles a 29-27 lead just before the first-quarter buzzer.

Related News:

  • Chelsea Manning Files for Maryland US Senate Seat

    Chelsea Manning Files for Maryland US Senate Seat

    Manning was released from a Kansas military prison last year, after serving seven years of the 35-year sentence she was given. Cardin's campaign had about $2 million on hand as of September 30, according to federal campaign finance records.
    Tottenham boss Pochettino: Players now becoming companies

    Tottenham boss Pochettino: Players now becoming companies

    Pochettino fears Premier League stars are now becoming "companies" with the circus around them more influential than their clubs. Levy also conceded that it is hard to get business done in the winter transfer window.
    I'm alive and kicking - Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

    I'm alive and kicking - Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

    The Federal Government has refused to obey the ruling of a Federal High Court which ordered their unconditional release in 2016. The IMN leader and his wife were arrested on December 14, 2015in Zaria following a clampdown on Shiites by the Nigerian Army.
  • Trump admin resumes accepting DACA renewals after court order

    Trump admin resumes accepting DACA renewals after court order

    Trump promised to end the program during the presidental campaign, and in announcing it was being phased out, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions called it an unconstitutional circumvention of Congress.
    Mets Sign Adrian Gonzalez

    Mets Sign Adrian Gonzalez

    The Amazin's have agreed to terms with free agent Adrian Gonzalez pending a physical, a source confirmed to the Daily News. When he returned, National League Rookie of the Year Cody Bellinger had taken over for the NL champion Dodgers.
    Gaza fisherman shot dead by Egyptian army - Palestinians

    Gaza fisherman shot dead by Egyptian army - Palestinians

    Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman commended the forces for carrying out the "professional and precise" operation. The Erez Crossing opened a day later, and Kerem Shalom was reopened on December 17.
  • Ford Ranger marks Ford's return to mid-size pickup market

    Ford Ranger marks Ford's return to mid-size pickup market

    The available Smart Trailer Tow connector makes towing safer and easier by alerting the driver of any faulty trailer connections. The FordPass Connect 4G LTE link will be on offer as well, and it will provide wi-fi access for up to 10 devices.
    Seattle Seahawks reportedly hire Brian Schottenheimer as OC

    Seattle Seahawks reportedly hire Brian Schottenheimer as OC

    Schottenheimer is now employed as the Colts quarterback coach, where he's been for the past two season. The second-generation coach also worked as the University of Georgia's offensive coordinator in 2015.
    Jay Ajayi, Eagles Run Game Shoulder Offensive Load In Win

    Jay Ajayi, Eagles Run Game Shoulder Offensive Load In Win

    Falcons coach Dan Quinn could have opted to take the wind in the fourth quarter after deferring on the opening coin toss. I'll have to look at the film but from the pictures it looked like we would've had a good opportunity for it.
  • Root expected to be fit for ODI opener

    Root expected to be fit for ODI opener

    England have been a successful team in the limited-overs format and have won matches with their aggressive approach. They will be the key to Australia's success with the bat, but then, England also have problems with the stick.
    Astros trade for Pirates ace Gerrit Cole

    Astros trade for Pirates ace Gerrit Cole

    Martin isn't well-known, but he hit.278/.332/.487 with 18 homers and 16 steals between High-A and Double-A last season. Cole will slide into a rotation that features Justin Verlander , Dallas Keuchel , Lance McCullers and Charlie Morton .
    OR  seeks state of Arizona sweep vs. No. 17 Wildcats

    OR seeks state of Arizona sweep vs. No. 17 Wildcats

    Up Next: The Ducks host No. 18 Arizona State in Matthew Knight Arena on Sunday (5 p.m., Pac-12 Network). It came in the form of a loss to Oregon State a week before.


Most liked

Philip Morris International Inc
The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.91, a quick ratio of 0.68 and a current ratio of 1.13. (NYSE:PM) or 6,766 shares. The institutional investor owned 38,109 shares of the company's stock after selling 2,139 shares during the quarter.

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Holdings Cut by Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc
The e-commerce giant reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.09 by ($0.57). WILKE JEFFREY A sold $2.67M worth of Amazon.com, Inc. 2,077 shares were sold by Blackburn Jeffrey M , worth $2.05 million.

Night temp dip below freezing point in Kashmir
And where Bhiwani settled at a low of 6.4 degrees Celsius, the minimum at Faridkot was registered a close 6.5 degrees Celsius. Kashmir is under the grip of "Chillai-Kalan", the 40-day period of harshest winter when the chances of snowfall are maximum.

FCA Announces $1 Billion Investment, Employee Bonus
The payment will be made in the second quarter and is being paid in addition to profit-sharing or performance bonus payments. There was no breakdown by facility, but that billion-dollar investment will also add 2,000 jobs between the two plants.

Manchester clubs tightlipped over move for Alexis Sanchez
As a manager you have a lot of words to deal with and you have to choose which ones you want to be focused on. City offered Arsenal $27.3 million for Sanchez during the January transfer window, according to the report.

Hands on: Google Assistant's new 'smart displays' are a must-have
The company largely invented the modern smart-speaker category with the summer 2015 launch of the cylindrical Echo speaker. Along with these devices also a list " smart displays " were displayed.

Stryker Corp (NYSE:SYK): Institutional Investor Sentiment Down to 0.87
We can gain important insight by taking a look at institutional ownership, as detailed in public companies' latest 13F filings. SYK's financial leverage ratio is 1.06, which indicates that the company's asset base is primarily funded by equity capital.

FY2017 EPS Estimates for Callon Petroleum (NYSE:CPE) Increased by Analyst
Looking at some alternate time periods, the 12 month price index is 0.82710, the 24 month is 1.99068, and the 36 month is 2.68201. The Silvercrest Asset Management Group Llc holds 5.28 million shares with $59.34M value, up from 4.92 million last quarter.

Ferrell, Bryant, Joseph, Fields all returning for Clemson defense
Wide receivers Deon Cain and Ray-Ray McCloud, strong safety Van Smith and offensive guard Taylor Hearn all will turn professional. Joseph led the team in total tackles with 96 on the season while Ferrell was third with 66 and Bryant was seventh with 50.

Norwegian: No thank you, President Trump
Several lawmakers say President Trump used a demeaning expletive to refer to Haiti and African nations during a meeting Thursday. He added: "Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country".

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu to arrive on six-day India trip
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had visited the Jewish state in July past year , becoming the first Indian premier to do so. The Indian Ministry of Defense announced last week that it would buy 131 surface-to-air missiles from Israel.

Eliza Dushku: Stuntman Sexually Assaulted Me at 12
When I was 12 years old, while filming " True Lies ", I was sexually molested by Joel Kramer , one of Hollywood's leading... I think all the women are who are speaking up. "She is painting me out to be a monster which I am not", he continued.

Investors Buy Shares of Time Warner (TWX) on Weakness
Topeka Capital Markets maintained Time Warner Inc. "On Thursday, January 21 the stock rating was initiated by Albert Fried with ". Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Time Warner from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Saturday, January 6th.

Experts Side-Eye New Green Light On Medicaid Work Requirement
A spokeswoman for the state health and human services office said the number of working MassHealth recipients was not available. This would be the first time in the 52-year history of the Medicaid program that there is any sort of work requirement .

Patriots get WR Hogan back vs. Titans
The 27-year-old carried the ball 64 times for 264 yards and five touchdowns this season. Bademosi is a odd inactive, as he was active for every game this season.