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F.C. Barcelona

association football club in Barcelona

F.C. Barcelona is a Spanish football club from Barcelona, Catalonia. They are known for winning the treble (La Liga, the Copa Del Rey, and the UEFA Champions League) all in 1 season, twice, in the 2008-09 season and in the 2014-15 season. Their biggest rival is Real Madrid. Matches between F.C. Barcelona and Real Madrid are called "El Clásico", which means "The Classic" in Spanish. The team has won many tournaments, which is why Barcelona is considered one of the best teams in the world. F.C. Barcelona was founded by a group of football players led by Joan Gamper. Their home stadium, Camp Nou is the largest stadium in Europe with a capacity of 99,354[2].

F.C. Barcelona
Full nameFutbol Club Barcelona
Nickname(s)Barça, Blaugrana
Founded1899
StadiumCamp Nou, Barcelona
Ground Capacity99,354[1]
ChairmanJosep Maria Bartomeu
ManagerErnesto Valverde
LeagueLa Liga
2018-191st
Current season
Més que un club (in Catalan): More than a club.

Barcelona have won nine La Liga titles.

League positionEdit

Season League Position
2000/01 La Liga Champions
2001/02 La Liga Champions
2002/03 La Liga Champions
2003/04 La Liga Champions
2004/05 La Liga Champions
2005/06 La Liga Champions
2006/07 La Liga Champions
2007/08 La Liga Champions
2008/09 La Liga Champions
2009/10 La Liga Champions
2010/11 La Liga Champions
2011/12 La Liga Champions
2012/13 La Liga Champions
2013/14 La Liga Champions
2014/15 La Liga Champions
2015/16 La Liga Champions
2016/17 La Liga Champions

Former positionEdit


HonoursEdit

Domestic competition[3]Edit

  • Winners (25): 1928/29, 1944/45, 1947/48, 1948/49, 1951/52, 1952/53, 1958/59, 1959/60, 1973/74, 1984/85, 1990/91, 1991/92, 1992/93, 1993/94, 1997/98, 1998/99, 2004/05, 2005/06, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2012/13, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2017/18, 2018/19
  • Runners-up (23): 1929/30, 1945/46, 1953/54, 1954/55, 1955/56, 1961/62, 1963/64, 1966/67, 1967/68, 1970/71, 1972/73, 1975/76, 1976/77, 1977/78, 1981/82, 1985/86, 1986/87, 1988/89, 1996/97, 1999/00, 2003/04, 2006/07, 2011/12, 2013/14
  • Winners (27): 1909/10, 1911/12, 1912/13, 1919/20, 1921/22, 1924/25, 1925/26, 1927/28, 1941/42, 1950/51, 1951/52, 1952/53, 1956/57, 1958/59, 1962/63, 1967/68, 1970/71, 1977/78, 1980/81, 1982/83, 1987/88, 1989/90, 1996/97, 1997/98, 2008/09, 2011/12, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17
  • Runners-up (10): 1901/02, 1918/19, 1931/32, 1935/36, 1953/54, 1973/74, 1983/84, 1985/86, 1995/96, 2013/14
  • Winners (2): 1982/83, 1985/86.
  • Runners-up (-)
  • Winners (10): 1983, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2016
  • Runners-up (8): 1985, 1988, 1990, 1993, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2015
  • Winners (3): 1947, 1952, 1953.
  • Runners-up (2): 1949, 1951.

Major european trophies[4]Edit

 
Barcelona players celebrating victory in the Champions League 2008/09.
  • Winners (5): 1991/92, 2005/06, 2008/09, 2010/11, 2014/15
  • Runners-up (3): 1960/61, 1985/86, 1993/94.
  • Winners (4): 1978/79, 1981/82, 1988/89, 1996/97.
  • Runners-up (2): 1968/69, 1990/91.
  • Winners (3): 1955/58, 1958/60, 1965/66.
  • Runners-up (1): 1961/62.
  • Winners (5): 1992, 1997, 2009, 2011, 2015
  • Runners-up (4): 1979, 1982, 1989, 2006.

Major worldwide competitionsEdit

  • Winners (3): 2009, 2011,2015
  • Runners-up (1): 2006.

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 11 December 2017[5][6]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1   GK Marc-André ter Stegen
3   DF Gerard Piqué
4   MF Ivan Rakitić
5   MF Sergio Busquets (3rd captain)
6   MF Denis Suárez
7   MF Arda Turan
8   MF Andrés Iniesta (captain)
9   FW Luis Suárez
10   FW Lionel Messi (vice-captain)
11   FW Ousmane Dembélé
12   MF Rafinha
No. Position Player
13   GK Jasper Cillessen
14   MF Javier Mascherano (4th captain)
17   FW Paco Alcácer
18   DF Jordi Alba
19   DF Lucas Digne
20   MF Sergi Roberto
21   MF André Gomes
22   DF Aleix Vidal
23   DF Samuel Umtiti


25   GK Jordi Masip


Out on loanEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
  GK Jokin Ezkieta (at Sabadell until 30 June 2017)
  GK Adrián Ortolá (at Alavés until 30 June 2017)
  DF Enric Franquesa (at Sabadell until 30 June 2017)
  DF Lucas Gafarot (at Cornellà until 30 June 2017)
  DF Xavi Quintillà (at Lleida until 30 June 2017)
  DF Diawandou Diagne (at Eupen until 30 June 2017)
No. Position Player
  DF Douglas (at Sporting Gijón until 30 June 2017)
  DF Thomas Vermaelen (at Roma until 30 June 2017)
  MF Sergi Samper (at Granada until 30 June 2017)
  MF Juan Cámara (at Girona until 30 June 2017)
  FW Cristian Tello (at Fiorentina until 30 June 2017)
  FW Munir (at Valencia until 30 June 2017)

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Camp Nou". FC Barcelona.
  2. "Camp Nou". FC Barcelona.
  3. "Honours". FC Barcelona.
  4. "Honours". FC Barcelona.
  5. "First team". FC Barcelona. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
  6. "Barça's four captains for 2015/16". FC Barcelona. 4 August 2015. Retrieved 14 June 2016.

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