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Martino excited by Champions League debut

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Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino is desperate to taste his first experience of Champions League football when the Catalans host Ajax for the first time in a competitive game on Wednesday. 

Barcelona's Argentinian coach Gerardo "Tata" Martino gives a press conference at the FC Barcelona Sports Center Joan Gamper in Sant Joan Despi, near Barcelona, on September 17, 2013, on the eve of the UEFA Champions league football match FC Barcelona vs Ajax Amsterdam.

The 50-year-old Argentine has plenty of experience in the Copa Libertadores, the South American version of Europe's premier club competition, but said that the quality on offer in the Champions League makes it the pinnacle for all players and managers.

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