FC Barcelona Logo – The Football Club Barcelona (officially in Catalan, Futbol Club Barcelona), is a multisport organization in the city of Barcelona, Spain. It was founded as a club in February of football on November 29 of 1899 by twelve young amateur footballers, led by the Swiss Hans Gamper. The FC Barcelona is popularly known as Barça (short for the pronunciation of “Barcelona” in Central Catalan) and his followers as ‘Catalans’ three (pronunciation of Catalan Home Fans) also, in reference to colors, we use the term “Barca,” which comes from the Catalan blaugranes, as shown in his hymn, the Cant of Barca, where in his second line says “the gent blaugrana Som” (in Castilian, “We are the people Barca”).
One of the most popular teams in the country-the second in as many fans in Spain with 25.7% of all football supporters according to a study in May 2007 by the Center Sociological Research (CIS) – and the world. Is the team with the most national titles in Spain and in Europe, in their windows telling nationally with 21 leagues, 25 Cups, 2 League Cups, 10 Super and 3 Eva Duarte Cups and internationally with 2 Club World Cup, 4 European Cups, four Cup Winners Cup, 3 Fairs Cup and 4 European Super Cups. FC Barcelona has won 78 official titles, making him on the team with more titles in Spain. The two historic rivals are the RCD Spanish, against contesting the Catalan derby, and Real Madrid, whom he faces in “The Classic”, which is one of the meetings biggest rivalry in world football.
According to statistics by the IFFHS, FC Barcelona is the best football team in Europe and worldwide in the first decade of the XXI century. To date 31 December of 2009, FC Barcelona leads with 807 points the historical classification Global ranking of clubs who performed the end of 2009 the IFFHS, a difference of 81 points over second ranking (Manchester United). Should also be noted that according to the annual ranking of clubs making the IFFHS, in 1997, 2009 and 2011 was named the best team in world football, and is also the club more times a header that classification. Is also the football team has appeared more times on the podium of the FIFA World Player (15) and Golden Ball (20). In 2009 the club won every competition he played (League, Cup, Super Cup in Spain, Champions League, European Super Cup and Club World Cup), going down in history as the first team in the world to achieve a “sextet”, winning six titles in the same year officers.