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Yerry Mina move to Barcelona celebrated with wild scenes in Colombia

Yerry Mina move to Barcelona celebrated with wild scenes in Colombia
From ESPN - January 14, 2018

Perhaps unsurprisingly, Yerry Mina could hardly contain his joy after signing for Barcelona as the Colombian defender sported a permanent mile-wide grin for the entire duration of his unveiling ceremony at the Camp Nou.

However, while the 23-year-old was obviously elated after sealing his big move from Palmeiras, the pride and joy inside the stadium paled in comparison with the celebrations taking place in his hometown.

Guachen, Colombia, Yerry Mina's birthplace, watching him being presented as a new Bara player. Pure joy. [@Juezcentral] pic.twitter.com/W9i5mcXwTm

BarcaSpiral (@BarcaSpiral) January 13, 2018

Indeed, the people of Guachene, a small municipality in the north of Colombia, took to the streets en masse after seeing Mina striding out from the tunnel wearing a Barca kit for the first time.

pic.twitter.com/ONZZU2wilq

BarcaSpiral (@BarcaSpiral) January 14, 2018

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