FC Barcelona, in full Fútbol Club Barcelona, likewise called Barça, Spanish expert football (soccer) club situated in Barcelona. FC Barcelona is prestigious for its verifiably able and appealing brand of assaulting football that places an accentuation on streaming, open play. The group is a piece of a more extensive games and social club with a large number of individuals.
FC Barcelona was shaped in 1899 by representative Joan Gamper, who promoted for players in a neighborhood Barcelona sports magazine. The club's first trophy was the Copa Macaya (Catalan title) in 1902, and in 1910 "Barça" won the Copa del Rey ("King's Cup")— Spain's driving national football cup rivalry—out of the blue. Altogether, Barcelona has won 30 Copas del Rey, more than some other group.
La Liga, the top Spanish football class, was framed in 1929, and Barcelona caught the title in the group's debut season. The club has won La Liga multiple times and has never been consigned to a lower division. Abroad, Barcelona has won the European Cup Winners' Cup multiple times (1979, 1982, 1989, and 1997), the European Cup/Champions League multiple times (1992, 2006, 2009, 2011, and 2015), and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Super Cup multiple times (1992, 1997, and 2009). In 2008–09 it won the La Liga title, the Copa del Rey, and the mainland title (Champions League) to turn into the principal Spanish side to catch this "treble," an accomplishment it rehashed in 2014–15.
Barcelona played its home matches from 1922 to 1957 at the Camp de Les Corts. After the inexorably well known club exceeded that office, a goliath new arena, Camp Nou, was worked in the western piece of the city and opened in 1957. An arena record 120,000 fans viewed the 1986 European Cup quarterfinal among Barcelona and Juventus.
Barcelona's nearby foe is RCD Espanyol, yet its greatest adversary in Spain is Real Madrid. Diversions between the two groups are alluded to as El Clásico ("The Classic") and draw in real enthusiasm all through Spain, in huge part in light of the fact that the different sides symbolize for some the continuous political and social troubles between Catalonian (Barcelona) and Castilian (Real Madrid) Spain. Notwithstanding a long history of marking a portion of the football world's greatest names—incorporating Johan Cruyff during the 1970s, Diego Maradona in 1980s, Luis Figo and Rivaldo during the 1990s, and Ronaldinho and Samuel Eto'o during the 2000s—Barcelona additionally has built up some of its own stars, for example, Xavi and Argentinian forward Lionel Messi (a football wonder who at age 24 turned into the club's unequaled driving objective scorer). A considerable lot of the club's players have added to the Spanish national group's most prominent triumphs, including catching the 2008 and 2012 European Championships and the 2010 World Cup. In the 2010 World Cup last, for instance, 7 of Spain's 11 starters were from Barça.