Basic Info:

Full Name: Futbol Club Barcelona

Nick Names: Barca or Blaugrana, Cules or Barcelonistas, Blaugranes or Azulgranas

Founded on: 29th November 1899

Home Ground: Camp Nou, Barcelona (Spain)

Capacity: 99,354

Current President: Josep Maria Bartomeu

Current Manager: Ernesto Valverde

League plays in: La Liga

Number of La Liga wins: 24

Official Website: fcbarcelona.com/

Introduction

Futbol Club Barcelona (or Barcelona) is a professional football club which is based in Barcelona, Spain. The club was founded in 1899 which was originally named as Futbol Club Barcelona. Club players traditionally wear read and blue stripes kit and that is why they are fondly called by their fans as ‘Barca’.

Although the Barcelona logo changed eight times in its history of 118 years of existence, first in 1910, then in 1920, 1936, 1941, 1949, 1960, 1974, 1975 and last in 2002 which is its current logo.

Unlike other clubs of Europe, the Barcelona is not owned by any business man or it doesn’t hold any shares in any stock market but it is owned by the fans of Barcelona, which are called ‘Mes que un club’ in Spanish. The Mes que un club choose a president to run the club.

The club currently enjoys the tag of being one of the richest football club of the world with having an annual turnover of 560.8 million Euros. The value of the Barcelona team is worth 3 billion Euros.

The club has produced some of the fantastic international players who have served not only the club, but also the national team, Spain with equal ability.

Major Rivals of Barcelona in La Liga

  • Real Madrid
  • RCD Espanyol
  • Athletico Madrid
  • El Clasico
  • El Derbi Barceloni

Major Titles won

  • La Liga – 33
  • Copas del Rey – 29
  • Supercopas de Espana – 12
  • Copa Eva Duarte – 3
  • Copa de la Liga – 2
  • European Cup/UEFA Champions League – 4
  • UEFA Cup – 4
  • UEFA Super Cup – 5
  • FIFA Club World Cup – 3

Most number of goals scored for Barcelona (Top 10 based on goal ratio)

Pos. Name Apps Goals
1 Lionel Messi 608 526
2 Luis Suárez 167 131
3 Samuel 198 130
4 Eto'o 216 120
5 Rivaldo 245 117
6 Kluivert 232 111
7 Patrick 186 105
8 Hristo 273 102
9 Stoichkov 321 99
10 Neymar 198 91
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