FC Barcelona is a Spanish club founded on November 29, 1899 by a group of Swiss, English and Spaniards.

The full name of the club: Futbol Club Barcelona.

Club colors: maroon and navy blue.

FC Barcelona interesting facts

1. From May 29, 2017, Barcelona’s coach is Ernesto Valverde.

2. FC Barcelona made their debut in the Spanish top league on February 10, 1929, winning 0-2 with Racing Santander.

3. It is the first club in history to win a triple crown two years in a row (they won all the games they played in).

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4. The club is often called: Barça, Blaugrana, Catalans, Pride of Catalonia.

5. FC Barcelona plays their home games at the Camp Nou stadium, which seats 99 354 fans.

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6. In the inaugural match, the opening of the Camp Nou stadium, on September 24, 1956, FC Barcelona played against the National Team of Warsaw (Legia Warsaw), beating it 4-2.

7. The club’s motto is “Més que un club”, which in Polish means: “more than a club”.

8. The FC Barcelona fan club has over 140,000 members.

9. There are over 1,000 fan clubs all over the world.

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10. At the beginning, Barcelona’s players played in shirts with two maroon and navy blue stripes, in white shorts and black socks.

11. In the 2015/2016 season, Barcelona’s players played for the first time in history wearing horizontal striped shirts.

12. During the first 107 years of the club’s existence, there was no advertising logo on the shirts.

13. The logo appeared on the shirts for the first time in the 2006/2007 season. It was the logo of the UNICEF foundation.

14. Since 2006, Barcelona has donated 1.5 million euros annually to the charitable foundation UNICEF.

15. Qatar Foundation was the first sponsor of FC Barcelona with whom the club has a 5-year contract from the 2011/2012 season. Annually, the club account was credited with EUR 40 million.

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16. The main sponsors of FC Barcelona are Nike and Rakuten.

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17. FC Barcelona is the founding club of the Primera División (Spanish 1st league).

18. This club has never been relegated from the 1st league.

19. It is the only team that has been continuously competing in European cups since its inception.

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20. The first game in history was played on December 8, 1899, Barcelona lost 1-0 to the England team.

21. Nine players each played in the teams in the first match.

22. The first victory took place on December 25, 1899 in a friendly match with the team Catala FC (3: 1).

23. The first match against Real Madrid, then known as Madrid FC, took place on May 13, 1902. It was the semi-final of the King’s Cup which Barcelona won 1-3.

24. Lionel Messi scored the most goals for Barcelona. Since 2004, he has played in 622 matches, scoring 537 goals (data from February 24, 2018).

25. Xavi played the most games for Barcelona. In the years 1998-2015 he played in 767 matches.

26. On March 17, 1901, Barcelona defeated Gimnàstic Tarragona 18-0 in an Alfonso Macaya Cup match. It is the highest win in the club’s history.

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27. Cant del Barça (Barca’s Song) has been the club’s official anthem since November 27, 1974.

28. On March 5, 1986, over 120,000 spectators attended the Champions League quarter-final match against Juventus.

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29. Over 103 million people like the FC Barcelona Fanpage on Facebook (data as of March 6, 2018).

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FC Barcelona questions and answers

What does FC stand for?

Futbol Club (football club).

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Who founded FC Barcelona?

The main originators were 22-year-old Swiss Hans Gamper, who persuaded his friends to create the club.

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What is El Clásico?

These are the “Spanish Derby” often also called “Gran Derbi Europa” (Great Derby of Europe), a competition between the two best teams: FC Barcelona – Real Madrid, which arouses the interest of fans around the world.

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What is FC Barcelona’s address?

Avenida Arístides Maillol, 08028-Barcelona

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What Barcelona players were the Spanish coaches?

Na pewno był to: Luis Enrique, Julen Lopetegui, Luis Suárez, László Kubala. Wcześniejszych lat niestety nie kojarzę.

Answer: Maciej

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