Saitama (Japan).- (FILE) - FC Barcelona's President Josep Maria Bartomeu is seen before a pre-season friendly soccer match between FC Barcelona and Chelsea FC in Saitama, north of Tokyo, Japan, 23 July 2019 (re-issued on 01 March 2021). Former FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu, along with former director of the presidency area Jaume Masferrer, current director general of the club, Oscar Grau and head of the legal services ??Roman Gomez Ponti, was arrested on 01 March 2021 as part of the investigation known as 'BarcaGate', judicial sources confirmed to Spanish national agency EFE. (Futbol, Amistoso, Japón, Tokio) EFE/EPA/KIYOSHI OTA *** Local Caption *** 55357134 Former FC Barcelona's President Josep Maria Bartomeu arrested | KIYOSHI OTA
Former Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu was arrested on Monday after Catalan police officers searched the La Liga club's offices, Spanish radio station Cadena Ser reported on Monday.