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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)
Current President: Josep Maria Bartomeu
Current Manager: Ernesto Valverde
League plays in: La Liga
Number of La Liga wins: 24
Official Website: fcbarcelona.com/
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)