First day at the White Week 2019


The Honor Box at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium held the opening ceremony of a new edition of the #WhiteWeek with the students of the Real Madrid Graduate School Universidad Europea. The coach of the first basketball team at Real Madrid, Pablo Laso, and the Deputy Secretary General of FIFA, Zyonimir Boban, hosted an amazing day full of learning and a few surprises.

Emilio Butragueño, Real Madrid Director of Institutional Relations and Managing Director of the Real Madrid Graduate School, welcomed all the students. Pablo Laso, opened the event talking about excellence as a challenge on his daily work, about his motivations and values when he is training the team, pressure management, the relationship with his players and dealing with press and social media.

Zvonimir Boban followed and closed the day talking about the role of football in society, the projects of which FIFA is proud of, the social role of FIFA and the greatness of the Croatia youth academy. Boban was suprised and excited, just like all the other attendees, when the player Luka Modric appeard in the conference and asnwered questions posed by the students.