Sat. Aug 13th, 2022

Ronald Araujo has taken his time to explain what prompted him to extend his contract at Barcelona until June 2026.

Board members of Barcelona and the club media, held a behind-closed-doors ceremony with 22-year-old.

The Uruguayan during the ceremony thanked all that contributed towards the success of his career.

“I want to thank my parents and my wife,” said Araujo.

“We have gone through a lot.

“My parents have made a lot of sacrifices, but they have paid off. This is very important to us.

The defender revealed that he knew that.

“I never doubted that I belong here, I believe in the club and the project,” explained Araujo.

“There were other offers, but we reached an agreement very quickly.

Xavi [Hernandez] has been important, and I also spoke to other players.

“I always thought that I would stay, and I hope that we win many titles.”

Joan Laporta who was present at the ceremony, praised the Uruguayan for his contributions and decision to extend his stay.

“I want to thank [Araujo],” stated Laporta.

“He is a player that many clubs want, he is a great player with great talent.

“But, also, he gives us character and commitment: he has the desire and enthusiasm to win.”

By Nwosu Chizoba David

Nwosu Chizoba David is an entertainment and football lover, promoter, analyst and writer. He aspires to make a name in the media company. He is the CEO of Soccercruz (News site, Podcast, Radio and Television). email:, phone number: +2348063046744.

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