Barcelona women’s success can inspire men’s side – Xavi Hernandez

Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez has said he wants to take inspiration from the club’s record-breaking women’s side when they host Sevilla on Sunday with the chance to move second in LaLiga.

Xavi was in attendance at Camp Nou on Wednesday, sat with former teammate Carles Puyol, as a world-record crowd for a women’s game of 91,553 watched Barca beat Real Madrid 5-2 to reach the semifinal of the Women’s Champions League.

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“I really enjoyed it,” the Barca coach said in a news conference on Saturday. “It gave me goosebumps. The atmosphere was spectacular. They deserved it.