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Lorenzo visits Barcelona orphanage

Lorenzo visits Barcelona orphanage

The Spanish rider of the Fiat Yamaha team opened a games room at the Sant Josep de la Muntanya centre. You can see the event in the attached video.

Jorge Lorenzo visited the Sant Josep de la Muntanya orphanage near Barcelona on Tuesday to launch a games room, which will be enjoyed by the more than 70 children at the centre. The MotoGP World Championship leader told motogp.com: “It’s great to come and see the children and the Anima Foundation because it’s something that doesn’t cost anything. On the other hand it gives me so much if I can make these children happy for a few hours.”

Lorenzo entertained the children in the new games room, playing table tennis with them and competing in a remote-controlled motorcycle game. The 23 year-old also signed autographs and donated hats and shirts with his number 99 on them.

“They’ve included lots of details and put lots of photos of me in the room, and this has been a very interesting day. These are children who are orphans or have family problems, but luckily they have facilities here. They are normal children who want to have fun, and these moments when they see their idols are exciting for them,” added Lorenzo.

You can see footage of the visit and Lorenzo’s interview in the attached motogp.com video.

Tags:
MotoGP, 2010, GRAN PREMI APEROL DE CATALUNYA, Jorge Lorenzo, Fiat Yamaha Team

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