barcaCarles Puyol was sent to buy tickets for the Tokyo underground. He can't speak English, certainly not Japanese and many Spaniards struggle to decipher his thick Catalan accent, formed in the Pyrenean foothills where he grew up, so it's not known how he managed to communicate with a Japanese ticket vendor. But he did and 10 minutes later he was enjoying a ride on Tokyo's vast suburban rail system with Andres Iniesta and other team-mates.
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