November 29, 1899 Foundation In 1902 First trophy Copa MacayaJoan Gamper Founder Won Copa Barcelona First president & managerJohn Barrow First official manager
• Michael Laudrup: The Danish striker (Frederiksberg, 1964) arrived at Barça in 1989 from Juventus, where he had failed to impress. Everything changed when he came to the Camp Nou. He seemed able to effortlessly and seamlessly produce skilful play after skilful play.• Johan Cryuff: Cruyff (Amsterdam, Holland, 1947) is one of the best players in the world of all time and in his time, he was considered number 1. His immense quality saw him win worldwide recognition and he won the Golden ball award three times (1971, 1973 and 1974).• Rivaldo: Rivaldo (Recife, Brazil, 1972) was signed from Deportivo la Coruña at the start of the 1997-98 season as a direct replacement for his compatriot Ronaldo, who had left for Inter Milan after an exceptional year in Catalonia. rack up an incredible tally of goals in his time at Barça: 136 in 253 games. He was a serious and discrete footballer, who preferred to do his talking on the pitch and was rewarded in style for his achievements with the Balon d’Or in 1999.• Ronaldinho: The Brazilian striker was born at Porto Alegre (Brazil) in 1980. In his five seasons at the club he became one its greatest ever footballers and made a decisive contribution to winning two League titles and the Champions League.
maximum height is 48 metres it covers a surface area of 55,000 square metres Inauguration: 24th September 1957 Capacity: 99.534 1998-99: five star status.biggest stadium in Europe
Nickname: el cerebroWon 6 titles in a year Debut: 2002 Won 2010 FIFA World Cup Midfielder Number 8 Spanish Importants trophies: 2008/09 Copa del Rey, 2009/10 World Club Cup, 2010/11 Champions League
Important trophies: 05-06, 08-09 & 10-11 Champion’s League and 2009 FIFA Club World Club Spanish Midfielder Number 6 he guides the team with an extraordinarily cool headDebut: 18/08/1998
has speed, dribbling and shooting skills but One of the best footballdespite so many individual virtues, he is players of his generationalso a remarkable team player. Argentinian Nickname: Won 2 Ballon La pulga d’Or awards (2009 & 2010) and 1 Golden Boot (09/10) With 194 goals he is Debut: 16/10/2004 the second top scorer Won 3 Champion’s League: of FC Barcelona 05-06, 08-09 & 10-11