2012

A CHANGING AND EMOTIONAL YEAR

  • March 15

    On the 15th of March 2012, Barcelona announces that Abidal would have to undergo a liver transplant due to some problems that were unresolved with the previous operation. His cousin Gérard was the donor.

  • April 16

    The show of affection and support are immediate. Social networks are flooded with messages of support with the hashtag #AnimsAbidal

  • October 09

    After discharge, he starts a training plan that includes a stage at the Vall d’Aran (Catalonia)  with the FC Barcelona physiotherapist, ​​Emili Ricart.

  • August 04

    The public of the Parc des Princes in Paris payed tribute to Abidal letting him do the opening kickoff before the friendly match between Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona.