Travel firm launches tour of Marcelo Bielsa's hometown for Leeds United fans

Yes, you read that right - you can now book your place on an exclusive Marcelo Bielsa tour of Rosario.

The seven day trip has been launched exclusively by Leeds-based operator RealWorld Holidays for Whites supporters in the wake of Bielsa's appointment at Elland Road.

Marcelo Bielsa stadium in Rosario, Argentina.

Marcelo Bielsa stadium in Rosario, Argentina.

A trip to his homeland Argentina and specifically Rosario, which is also the birthplace of Barcelona star Lionel Messi, will explore the places and people which made the 62-year-old the man he is today.

The trip costs £2195pp and includes a visit to Newell's Old Boys, the ground which is famously named after Bielsa, and also a match day experience at Velez Sarsfield or Boca Juniors in the Argentinian top flight.

The package trip includes return flights from Leeds/Bradford airport with all accommodation, transfers, breakfast and tours covered.


Day One: Depart Leeds

Day Two: Arrival and Guided tour of Buenos Aires

Day Three: Fly to Rosario

Day Four: Tour of Rosario and the Estadio Marcelo Bielsa

Day Five: River Parana cruise and fly back to Buenos Aires

Day Six: Match Day at Velez Sarsfield or Boca Juniors

Day Seven: Overnight flight back to Leeds

For full details on the exclusive trip click here.