The legendary AC Milan Football Club arrived in Bali on Thursday, September 1, 2011, leading up to an exhibition match scheduled between AC Milan Glories and the Indonesian All Star Legends.
Among the 22 AC Milan Stars
who arrived in Bali for a stay at the Westin Resort Nusa Dua
were Alessandro Costacurta, Daniele Masaro, Nelson Dida, Franco Baressi, George Weah and Marcos Cafu.
Hundreds of AC Milan
fans were on hand at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport
at 5:30 pm on Thursday to welcome team members who will spend two days in Bali before leaving the island on Saturday for their Sunday charity match in Jakarta at the Gelora Bung Karno Senyan Stadium.
On Friday, September 2, 2011 a press conference was held at the Temple Garden, Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali.
The AC Milan Glorie’
s Captain Franco Baressi with Commercial Director Mauro Tavula told the press that the team was thrilled to finally arrive in Indonesia for the short vacation in Bali before heading to Jakarta for the 2nd leg of the “Asia Disaster Relief Tour – 2011.
"The AC Milan team visit in Bali prior to Jakarta is to allow the team to relax after the 1st Match on the tour in Japan," said Alan Solow, CEO of PT Asia Sport Development (ASD).
Solow added,“with the football season getting underway in Italy, after finishing the game on September 4th.
Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali
was the official hotel chosen by ASD
for AC Milan Glories
in Bali for the short 3-day vacation in Bali.
Founded in 1899, AC Milan
is considered among the world’s most successful football clubs having won 18 UEFA
titles. Winners of the FIFA World Cup
once and the International Cup
three time, AC Milan
has also won the European Cup/Champions League
seven times. AC Milan
has won the UEFA Super Cup
a record give times.
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