Fans rejoice in streets in Yerry Mina’s Colombian hometown following transfer from Palmeiras to Barcelona

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Fans rejoice in streets in Yerry Mina’s Colombian hometown following transfer from Palmeiras to Barcelona

YERRY MINA’S move to Barcelona was met with wild celebrations in his hometown.

The Colombia central defender, 23, could hardly contain his joy as he completed his transfer from Palmeiras to the Nou Camp.

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But it was nothing compared to the celebrations back in Guachene, where he was born.

Joyous locals carried framed pictures of a smiling Mina as they cheered in the streets.

While they danced with joy while watching the whole presentation live as the ppeople came together to cheer his incredible success story.

The population of Guachene is just under 20,000 — and many enjoyed the lovely moment one of their own signed for one of the world’s biggest football clubs.

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Mina, 23, shot to prominence following some brilliant performances with Palemeiras in Brazil, and they agreed a fee to sell him to Barcelona in the future.

Following a defensive injury crisis, Nou Camp chiefs decided to act and completed the deal in the January transfer window.

TOE-TAL RESPECT Barcelona new boy Yerry Mina takes boots and socks off to walk onto Nou Camp pitch at unveiling

Unlike fellow new signing Philippe Coutinho, Mina appears to be fit and ready for action after making the move.

However, he is not part of the travelling party for the La Liga clash against Real Sociedad.

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