Barcelona Sporting Club (Spanish pronunciation: [baɾseˈlona]) is an Ecuadorian sports club based in Guayaquil. They are best known best for its professional football team. Internationally known as Barcelona de Ecuador or Barcelona de Guayaquil, in Ecuadorian land it is simply referred as Barcelona or El Idolo (BSC).
They currently play in the Ecuadorian Serie A, the highest level of football in the country, and hold the distinction of being the only club in Ecuadorian history to not have played in the Serie B.
- "Barcelona se juega 84 años de historia en la A". Eluniverso.com. October 1, 2009. Retrieved November 29, 2018.