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F.C. Barcelona
Full name Futbol Club Barcelona
Nickname(s) Barça, Blaugrana
Founded 1899
Stadium Camp Nou, Barcelona
Ground Capacity 99,354
Chairman Josep Maria Bartomeu
Manager quique setien
League La Liga
2018-19 1st
Camp Nou més que un club
Més que un club (in Catalan): More than a club.

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.

Barcelona have won twenty-five La Liga titles.

League position

Season League Position
2000/01 La Liga 4th
2001/02 La Liga 4th
2002/03 La Liga 6th
2003/04 La Liga 2nd
2004/05 La Liga Champions
2005/06 La Liga Champions
2006/07 La Liga 2nd
2007/08 La Liga 3rd
2008/09 La Liga Champions
2009/10 La Liga Champions
2010/11 La Liga Champions
2011/12 La Liga 2nd
2012/13 La Liga Champions
2013/14 La Liga 2nd
2014/15 La Liga Champions
2015/16 La Liga Champions
2016/17 La Liga 2nd
2017/18 La Liga Champions
2018/19 La Liga Champions
2019/20 La Liga 2nd

Former position


Honours

Domestic competition

  • 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
  • Copa de la Liga
  • 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

Celebrando la Copa de Campeones 2008-09
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 competitions

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

Players

Current squad

As of 6 October 2020
No. Position Player
1 Germany GK Marc-André ter Stegen
2 United States DF Sergiño Dest
3 Spain DF Gerard Piqué (3rd captain)
4 Uruguay DF Ronald Araújo
5 Spain MF Sergio Busquets (vice-captain)
6 Spain MF Carles Aleñá
7 France FW Antoine Griezmann
8 Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Miralem Pjanić
9 Denmark FW Martin Braithwaite
10 Argentina FW Lionel Messi (captain)
11 France FW Ousmane Dembélé
12 Spain MF Riqui Puig
No. Position Player
13 Brazil GK Neto
14 Brazil MF Philippe Coutinho
15 France DF Clément Lenglet
16 Spain MF Pedri
17 Portugal FW Francisco Trincão
18 Spain DF Jordi Alba
19 Brazil MF Matheus Fernandes
20 Spain DF Sergi Roberto (4th captain)
21 Netherlands MF Frenkie de Jong
22 Spain FW Ansu Fati
23 France DF Samuel Umtiti
24 Spain DF Junior Firpo

Out on loan

No. Position Player
Spain GK Álex Ruiz (at L'Hospitalet until 30 June 2021)
Spain DF Sergio Akieme (at Almería until 30 June 2021)
Brazil DF Emerson (at Real Betis until 30 June 2021)
Spain DF Josep Jaume (at Badalona until 30 June 2021)
Spain DF Juan Miranda (at Real Betis until 30 June 2021)
No. Position Player
Senegal DF Moussa Wagué (at PAOK until 30 June 2021)
France DF Jean-Clair Todibo (at Benfica until 30 June 2021)
Spain MF Monchu (at Girona until 30 June 2021)
Netherlands MF Ludovit Reis (at VfL Osnabrück until 30 June 2021)

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