Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Chris Paul got a chance to meet Wednesday with one of the world’s most renowned soccer teams.
Paul visited FC Barcelona with his son Chris Paul II and his daughterCamryn. Paul and his family hung out with the team and Paul tried his hand at goalkeeping against FC Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann. Barcelona is coming off a 1-0 loss to Athletic Bilbao, marking its first loss in a Spanish league opener in 10 years.
Per FC Barcelona’s website, Paul said to Barca TV that he and his son are fans of the team. On his Twitter account, Paul tweeted that whenever he and his son play FIFA, FC Barcelona is their “go-to team.”
Paul’s son also got a chance to meet Griezmann and Barcelona defender Gerard Pique among other players.
With the NBA regular season around the corner, Paul going on vacation is a good way to spend some time with his children.
Paul and the Thunder will play their first preseason game Oct. 8 against the Dallas Mavericks. OKC will open its regular season on the road Oct. 23 against the Utah Jazz.