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29 days ago
By motogp.com

MotoGP™ riders swap racing for football with FCB

A handful of Grand Prix stars meet some kids from the FCBEscola in Austin

On Thursday evening after the day’s press duties were done, MotoGP™ stars Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) and Pol Espargaro (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) were joined by Moto2™ Championship leader Mattia Pasini (Italtrans Racing Team), American Joe Roberts (NTS RW Racing GP) and 2014 Moto3™ World Champion Alex Marquez (EG 0,0 Marc VDS) to play in a football match with some kids from the FCBEscola in Austin.

MotoGP™ stars meet aspiring footballers in Austin

Taking place at the A360 Amphitheatre COTA, the future footballing stars first had a photo opportunity with the riders – before presenting each with a personalised t-shirt ahead of the game.

What was the score? We couldn’t possibly say!

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