F.C. Barcelona

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F.C. Barcelona
Full name Futbol Club Barcelona
Nickname(s) Barça
Founded 1899
Ground Camp Nou, Barcelona
(capacity: 99,354[1])
Chairman Josep Maria Bartomeu
Manager Luis Enrique
League La Liga BBVA
2014-15 La Liga, 1st
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours
Current season
Més que un club (in Catalan): More than a club.

F.C. Barcelona, is a Catalan/Spanish football club from Barcelona, Spain. This football club is 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 Clasico" or "The Classic". 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].

League position[change | change source]

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

Former position[change | change source]


Honours[change | change source]

Domestic competition[3][change | change source]

  • Winners (23): 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
  • 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 (26): 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
  • 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][change | change source]

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[change | change source]

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

Players[change | change source]

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 31 August 2016[5][6]
No. Position Player
1 Germany GK Marc-André ter Stegen
3 Spain DF Gerard Piqué
4 Croatia MF Ivan Rakitić
5 Spain MF Sergio Busquets (3rd captain)
6 Spain MF Denis Suárez
7 Turkey MF Arda Turan
8 Spain MF Andrés Iniesta (captain)
9 Uruguay FW Luis Suárez
10 Argentina FW Lionel Messi (vice-captain)
11 Brazil FW Neymar
12 Brazil MF Rafinha
No. Position Player
13 Netherlands GK Jasper Cillessen
14 Argentina MF Javier Mascherano (4th captain)
17 Spain FW Paco Alcácer
18 Spain DF Jordi Alba
19 France DF Lucas Digne
20 Spain MF Sergi Roberto
21 Portugal MF André Gomes
22 Spain DF Aleix Vidal
23 France DF Samuel Umtiti
24 France DF Jérémy Mathieu
25 Spain GK Jordi Masip

Out on loan[change | change source]

No. Position Player
Spain GK Jokin Ezkieta (at Sabadell until 30 June 2017)
Spain GK Adrián Ortolá (at Alavés until 30 June 2017)
Spain DF Enric Franquesa (at Sabadell until 30 June 2017)
Spain DF Lucas Gafarot (at Cornellà until 30 June 2017)
Spain DF Xavi Quintillà (at Lleida until 30 June 2017)
Senegal DF Diawandou Diagne (at Eupen until 30 June 2017)
No. Position Player
Brazil DF Douglas (at Sporting Gijón until 30 June 2017)
Belgium DF Thomas Vermaelen (at Roma until 30 June 2017)
Spain MF Sergi Samper (at Granada until 30 June 2017)
Spain MF Juan Cámara (at Girona until 30 June 2017)
Spain FW Cristian Tello (at Fiorentina until 30 June 2017)
Spain FW Munir (at Valencia until 30 June 2017)
Lionel Messi playing in the FIFA World Cup final.

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