When it comes to world famous football clubs, enthusiastic fans must tell you Real Madrid, F.C. Barcelona and so on. The two clubs are so strongest in the world. They respectively win a lot of champions in Spain and the world, which have millions of loyal fans.
Fútbol Club Barcelona, commonly known as Barça and Barcelona, is a mighty team that fights for the champion of La Liga with other excellent clubs each season in Spain. Barcelona has won 24 La Liga, 29 Copa del Rey, 12 Supercopa de España, 3 Copa Eva Duarte and 2 Copa de la Liga trophies by now. Internationally, it won five titles of UEFA Champions League and four titles of UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup and three titles of FIFA Club World Cup. The club has a long-standing rivalry with Real Madrid and matches between the two teams are referred to as El Clásico. Football fans feel extremely excited when they watch El Clásico.
The club plays its home matches at Camp Nou. It is a top rated stadium with the capacity of approximately 10,500 spectators which makes it the largest stadium in Europe and the second largest one in the world. Nowadays, Camp Nou becomes a tourist destination when there are no matches or events being held in the stadium. Fans can enjoy a full tour of the most exclusive corners of the Camp Nou. In addition, it is a sustainable stadium, smart and green, that harvests water and energy from the sun.
In the new 2017/18 season, players of F.C. Barcelona in training kits train each day regardless of the weather on the Tito Vilanova training pitch at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper. Barça’s great victories owe to hard training.
The Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper is the training ground and academy base of F.C. Barcelona. It was officially used on 1 June 2006, and was named after Joan Gamper, a Swiss football pioneer, versatile athlete and the founder of F.C. Barcelona.
Besides the training, there are many fabulous footballers in the club. Lionel Messi has become an unbeatable footballer in the world. He has scored 500 goals for Barcelona: 343 goals in La Liga, 94 goals in UEFA Champions League, 43 goals in Copa del Rey, 12 goals in Supercopa de España, 5 goals in FIFA Club World Cup and 3 goals in UEFA Super Cup. He receives five Ballon d’Or awards and four Golden Shoe awards. In addition to a footballer, Messi also a charitarian. He met a group of children from the San Joan de Déu Foundation helping kids’ dreams come true with the help of the foundation and their oncology centre. “I have always thought that in my life it is important to help those who most need it and as I can, I feel happy to help as many people as possible.” said Messi.
The sportswear giant Nike continues to provide the advanced products for Barcelona. They designed and manufactured 2017-2018 Barcelona Polo Shirt. Crafted with a double button fastening placket, the brand new Barcelona Polo Shirt is predominately crimson with indispensable Nike Swoosh and the club crest embroidered proudly on the front of the shirt.