Posted by: belenfr | 10/12/2012

History of FC Barcelona

by Antía and Belén

GAMPERretratFootball Club Barcelona, also called “Barça”, was founded in 1899 by Joan Gamper. The first director of the club was Walter Wild. The blue and red colours of the shirt were first worn in a match against Hispania in 1900. In 1902, the club won its first trophy, Copa Macaya, and also played in the first Copa del Rey final, losing 2–1 to Bizcaya. In the Spanish context, Barça is considered an open and democratic club. But in the rest of world, Barça is identified with charitable causes, through their agreement with UNICEF.

All throughout history Barça has won a lot of championships. Football Club Barcelona has had some very good footballers, like Ronaldinho, Ronaldo, Eto’o, Rivaldo, Guardiola, Zubizarreta, Johan Cruyff, Ladislao Kubala, Bojan and the best footballer in history DIEGO ARMANDO MARADONNA.

lionel-messiAt the moment, Barça has the best footballer in the world, he is Lionel Andrés Messi. Messi is the ninth leading scorer in league history. At present, the most famous footballers of Barça are Iniesta, Xabi Hernandez, Puyol, Piqué, Fábregas, Villa, Valdés, Pedrito, Alves, Busquets, Thiago, Jordi Alba, Alexis and Éric Abidal. The president of Barça is Sandro Rosell i Feliu and the coach is Tito Vilanova.




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