Barcelona will have a female President in 10 years time according to president, Joan Laporta.
Joan Laporta who was elected as the new Barcelona President in March also added that it’s time women gets the recognition they deserve .
“Barcelona will have a female president inside 10 years,” he predicted on Sunday in an interview with TV3, which was recorded in June.
“It is long overdue that women are given the recognition they deserve and have earned. A trend has been created and that’s a good thing. There are a lot of women capable of being on the board and I think in less than 10 years one will be president.”
“Elena’s prepared to be Barca president because she has all the qualities you need for the job,” Laporta added .
Teresa Basilio, Marta Plana and Maria Teixidor were all given roles by previous president Josep Maria Bartomeu, while Elena Fort is operating as one of Laporta’s vice presidents.
Barca have realy put some priorities into their Female team in recent years and they have relatively been succesful .
Barcelona Femini literally dominated all their opponents last season on their way to winning the treble.
Previously, 41 people to have ruled the club since its foundation in 1899 and all of them have been men.