“The phrase 'you can not' is not in my dictionary, sacrifice and daily effort make people great"
These words were part of the lecture that Xavi Porras gave to students between 10 and 14 years of Concepcionista School of Barcelona of Esseps, with his coach Miguel Ángel Torralba.
In front of more than 160 boys and girls, Xavi Porras explained his personal story and how thanks to his daily effort and sacrifice he has achieved a place in the elite of the world Paralympic Athletics. "We must fight long and hard to achieve the goals in life".
Miguel Ángel Torralba told the students of this school the meaning of the Paralympics sport and athletics in particular for the blind.
Xavi commented that in his zeal to overcome, he joined FC Barcelona in 2005 and now his next project are the World Championships to be held in Doha October 2015 and Rio 2016 Paralympics Games, "well I have in mind to make another challenge that will surprise you..."
The students of Concepcionista School of Barcelona enjoyed the lecture and expressed their amazement and fascination with the words of our champion Xavier Porras.