Futbol Club Barcelona is a world renowned soccer club playing in the Spanish professional league, La Liga, and is referred to as Barcelona or simply, Barça, by fans.
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- Founded: November 29, 1899 in Barcelona, Spain
- Home Stadium: Camp Nou
(constructed in 1957)
- Nicknames: Barça, Blaugrana
- Top Rival: Real Madrid
- Titles: 5 UEFA Champions League, 25 La Liga and literally dozens of other titles won.
- Past / Present Top Players: Lionel (Leo) Messi, Rivaldo, Luis Suarez, Xavi, César Rodriguez, Antoine Griezmann, Johan Cruyff
, Philip Coutinho, Andrés Iniesta, Ronaldinho, Gerard Pique, Neymar Jr., László Kubala, Sergio Busquets, Carles Puyol.
- Current crest dates back to 2002, but is symbolic of Barcelona's history. Top Left: The Saint George Cross. Top Right: La Senyera, the Catalan National flag. Bottom: Red & claret blaugrana colors debuted in 1900.
- Most matches: Xavi (767)
- Most goals: Leo Messi (600+!)
- Barcelona ended its boycott of corporate sponsorship in 2011.