The club has a motto ‘Mas Que Es El Barca Un Club’ Barcelona is not just a club, founded by 12 men led by Joan Gamper on November 29, 1899 in Catalonia.
Barcelona is a reflection of the Spanish left-wing political stance, the attitude of the oppressed, a nation (Catalonia) which will only be part of a country.
Through this Barcelona Catalonia people want to show them the advantages of the Spanish colonizers. Especially if the club is dealing with Real Madrid, which since the 1930’s era General Franco government of Spain is a favorite club, this club has the motto ‘May be outdone by other clubs, if not with Real Madrid’.
Manuel Vazquez Montalban, a famous writer from Spain mentions, Barcelona as the ultimate weapon for a nation without a country.
Because the mission is considered sacred by the people of Catalonia’s and Barcelona always keep the purity of purpose of the club. They would not equated with another club, and would not submit to the commercial values. That’s why until now Barcelona are the only club that does not allow costumes advertise.
Barcelona is the only club in Europe whose president elected by the holders of season tickets (the most pure support), nor by the board of directors and not the holders of capital. Presidential candidate debate club on television, programs like the election campaign ask the President of a country.
The club is nicknamed ‘Barca’ and ‘Los Azulgranas’ because costumed in blue and crimson, blue-red color which is said to be deliberately taken from the French flag as a form of resistance against the Spanish government in Madrid.
The club was also once home to world-class players such as Johan Cruyff, Maradona, Ronald Koeman, Gary Lineker, Rivaldo, Luis Figo and Ronaldo’s phenomenal.
Full name: Foot Ball Club Barcelona
Nickname: Barca, Los Azulgranas
Founded: November 29, 1899
Stadium: Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain
Capacity: 98,600 spectators
Costume: Red Blue Streaks-Blue (Cage), Orange-Black (Away)
President: Joan Laporta Estruch