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Football Club Barcelona is based in the Catalan capital Barcelona, Spain. This team has long history and now it’s one of the best football clubs in the world. Its history started in 1899 when the team was established in Barcelona city by the group of the Swiss, British and Spanish footballers let by Joan Gamper. This football team with Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao are the only ones which had never left Primera Division since its foundation in 1929. In 1908 FC Barcelona could disappear but Joan Gamper became the president of the club, bought their first own stadium which hosted 8 000 visitors and helped Barca to overcome the crisis. The first legend of the football club Paulino Alcantara was invited to Barcelona by Gamper but the difficult period in the team history didn’t cease. The “reign” of Riviera and then Franko was the hardest period in the FC Barcelona’s history. Joan Gamper committed suicide, the next president Josep Sunyol was killed, the stadium was ruined and the amount of supporters decreased to 3 thousand people. The real Renaissance began in the early 70-s when Johannes Cruiff  who became the legend of Barca. This club won Spanish championship and in 1974 Real Madrid was defeated 0:5 by the Catalan team. In 1978 Josep Nunes became the president of Barcelona and the most significant event was transfer of one of the best footballers in history Diego Maradona from Napoli to Barca. One more star Gary Lineker joined the team in 1986. During this period Barcelona won two UEFA Cups. In 1988 the club legend Johannes Cruiff returned as a main coach and the team finally won the first Champions Cup for Barca and Spanish Primera 4 times in a row. There were some other trophys. The main stars of that time were Gvardiola, Ronald Kuman, Nadal, Eusebio, Michael Laudrup and others but then the next decline took place.

In 2006 the second Renaissance of Barcelona began. The team won Champions League and the most important footballers of this era were Ronaldinho, Decu, Luis Figu, Rivaldo, Eto’o and some others. In 2008 the main coach of FC Barcelona became Josep Guardiola and the main star till nowadays became Lionel Messi. The era included winning of two Champions Leagues and plenty of other trophies. Guardiola became the most successive coach in the club history and Leo Messi was recognized the best footballer in the world four times in a row. In Barcelona tourism is highly developed and one of the main tourist’s goals is to visit the legendary Camp Nou and to see the football match of one of the best football teams in the world.

Barcelona ready to splash the cash on Brazilian sensation Lincoln

Barcelona ready to splash the cash on Brazilian sensation Lincoln

Barcelona ready to splash the cash on Brazilian sensation Lincoln
Just in: Barcelona announce players are going on strike in protest over Catalan referendum vote

Just in: Barcelona announce players are going on strike in protest over Catalan referendum vote

Barcelona have announced that the club will be going on strike as from Tuesday, October 3, 2017 to join in protest of the Catalan independence referendum

Just in: Barcelona announce players are going on strike in protest over Catalan referendum vote
Gerard Pique set to retire from Spanish national team over this troubling reason

Gerard Pique set to retire from Spanish national team over this troubling reason

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique says he is ready to stand down from Spain duty if he is deemed a "problem" by national team coach or the Spanish football board.

Gerard Pique set to retire from Spanish national team over this troubling reason
Barcelona to play in the Premier League next season if this happens

Barcelona to play in the Premier League next season if this happens

Barcelona could come and play in the Premier League if Sunday's referendum on Catalan independence is passed, the region's sports minister has claimed.

Barcelona to play in the Premier League next season if this happens
Super Eagles star reveals why he left Barcelona for a move to top football team in Asia (photo)

Super Eagles star reveals why he left Barcelona for a move to top football team in Asia (photo)

Nigerian international star Ezekiel Bassey has explained that he has no regrets leaving Spanish giants Barcelona for a move to Iranian club Paykan FC.

Super Eagles star reveals why he left Barcelona for a move to top football team in Asia (photo)
Barcelona football academy in Lagos: how to join?

Barcelona football academy in Lagos: how to join?

Do you want to join ★ BARCELONA football academy in ★ LAGOS? Want to learn the most interesting facts about Barcelona’s academy in Nigeria? Find out here!

Barcelona football academy in Lagos: how to join?
Heart of gold! Checkout 3 footballers who gave out their expensive cars (photos)

Heart of gold! Checkout 3 footballers who gave out their expensive cars (photos)

Footballers are usually looked at as greedy but sometimes they can show their human sides like these three who gave out their luxury cars for other's benefit.

Heart of gold! Checkout 3 footballers who gave out their expensive cars (photos)
Barcelona superstar explains how he escaped terrorist attack which would have killed him and his family

Barcelona superstar explains how he escaped terrorist attack which would have killed him and his family

Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic has explained how he was almost involved in the terrorist attack which occurred in August 2017 in Catalonia killing 13 people.

Barcelona superstar explains how he escaped terrorist attack which would have killed him and his family
The story of 52-year-old Olympian Derek Redmond who cried like a baby but displayed great fighting spirit in Barcelona 92'

The story of 52-year-old Olympian Derek Redmond who cried like a baby but displayed great fighting spirit in Barcelona 92'

Derek Redmond is one of the most celebrated and respected Olympian of all time due to his fit at Barcelona 92’ summer games which is still relevant to our time.

The story of 52-year-old Olympian Derek Redmond who cried like a baby but displayed great fighting spirit in Barcelona 92'
Super Eagles star Kayode Olanrewaju fails to shine as his team suffer heavy defeat against Barcelona

Super Eagles star Kayode Olanrewaju fails to shine as his team suffer heavy defeat against Barcelona

Super Eagles attacker Kayode Olanrewaju fail to shine as Spanish giants Barcelona defeated La Liga new boys Girona 3-0 in their La Liga matchday six tie.

Super Eagles star Kayode Olanrewaju fails to shine as his team suffer heavy defeat against Barcelona
Barcelona star player returns to the club in wheelchair after undergoing surgery (video)

Barcelona star player returns to the club in wheelchair after undergoing surgery (video)

Barcelona record signing Ousmane Dembélé has returned to the club amidst cheers from fans after undergoing successful hamstring surgery in Helsinki, Finland.

Barcelona star player returns to the club in wheelchair after undergoing surgery (video)
See the amazing thing Barcelona players did for injured record signing Dembele (photo)

See the amazing thing Barcelona players did for injured record signing Dembele (photo)

Barcelona's players showed their support for Ousmane Dembele ahead of their clash with Eibar, the winger picked the injury in Barca's 2-1 win over Getafe.

See the amazing thing Barcelona players did for injured record signing Dembele (photo)
Merciless Messi on fire as Barcelona condemn Eibar at Camp Nou to stay top of the La Liga standings

Merciless Messi on fire as Barcelona condemn Eibar at Camp Nou to stay top of the La Liga standings

Barcelona on Tuesday night, September 19, 2017 continued their superb form of the season as they defeated visiting Eibar 6-1 in a tough La Liga encounter.

Merciless Messi on fire as Barcelona condemn Eibar at Camp Nou to stay top of the La Liga standings
Real Madrid and Juventus join Barcelona in serious race to sign top Liverpool superstar

Real Madrid and Juventus join Barcelona in serious race to sign top Liverpool superstar

European footballing giants Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus are reportedly lined up to sign Liverpool star forward Sadio Mane when the transfer window open.

Real Madrid and Juventus join Barcelona in serious race to sign top Liverpool superstar
Barcelona, Arsenal and 4 other clubs who have won incredible trophies in Europe (See list)

Barcelona, Arsenal and 4 other clubs who have won incredible trophies in Europe (See list)

In recent years, Leagues in Europe have arguably become the most watched Leagues in the world considering the level of followers that follow the Leagues.

Barcelona, Arsenal and 4 other clubs who have won incredible trophies in Europe (See list)
Trouble for Ernesto Valverde as Barcelona's most expensive signing ever ‘out for four months’ with hamstring injury

Trouble for Ernesto Valverde as Barcelona's most expensive signing ever ‘out for four months’ with hamstring injury

Barcelona's most expensive signing ever Ousmane Dembele is facing a four-month spell on the sidelines after picking up a hamstring injury against Getafe.

Trouble for Ernesto Valverde as Barcelona's most expensive signing ever ‘out for four months’ with hamstring injury
How I feel after failing to join Barcelona last summer - Coutinho

How I feel after failing to join Barcelona last summer - Coutinho

Philippe Coutinho has admitted that he was "interested" in moving to Barcelona this summer, but has now turned his attention to performing for Liverpool.

How I feel after failing to join Barcelona last summer - Coutinho
Trouble for Jurgen Klopp as Barcelona chase another Liverpool star after missing out on Coutinho

Trouble for Jurgen Klopp as Barcelona chase another Liverpool star after missing out on Coutinho

Liverpool are facing a fresh transfer battle with Barcelona but this time over striker Sadio Mane with the Catalans believed to be eyeing the talented winger.

Trouble for Jurgen Klopp as Barcelona chase another Liverpool star after missing out on Coutinho
Paulinho to the rescue as Barcelona's 100% start in La Liga continues

Paulinho to the rescue as Barcelona's 100% start in La Liga continues

Barcelona perfect start in the La Liga continued after a hard fought 2-1 victory over Getafe on a day the Spanish giant almost failed to come to the party......

Paulinho to the rescue as Barcelona's 100% start in La Liga continues
Lionel Messi makes key decision amidst likely reunion with Pep Guardiola

Lionel Messi makes key decision amidst likely reunion with Pep Guardiola

Five time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi has dashed hopes of a reunion with Pep Guardiola after reportedly signing a new contract ending in 201with Barcelona.

Lionel Messi makes key decision amidst likely reunion with Pep Guardiola
Another El Classico? Real Madrid battle Barcelona for the next ‘Iniesta’

Another El Classico? Real Madrid battle Barcelona for the next ‘Iniesta’

Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona are set to go to war over the signature of Marseille teenage sensation Maxime Lopez, according to reports in Catalonia.

Another El Classico? Real Madrid battle Barcelona for the next ‘Iniesta’
Paris-Saint-Germain complete mega million signing of another superstar from Barcelona (photo)

Paris-Saint-Germain complete mega million signing of another superstar from Barcelona (photo)

Paris-Saint-Germain have continued with their impressive summer transfer of the season after completing the signing of 15-year-old Kays Ruiz from Barcelona.

Paris-Saint-Germain complete mega million signing of another superstar from Barcelona (photo)
Champions League: Magical Messi leads Barcelona to huge victory over Juventus

Champions League: Magical Messi leads Barcelona to huge victory over Juventus

Lionel Messi scored twice and had a hand in the other as Barcelona got their 2017/2018 Champions League campaign off to a flyer with a 3 - 0 win over Juventus.

Champions League: Magical Messi leads Barcelona to huge victory over Juventus
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