If there’s one sport that is famous all over, it’s football. Just look at the millions who go crazy whenever there is a major tournament around and you’ll know why. There are matches between clubs in several countries (England, Spain, etc).
One of the most famous football clubs is Barcelona. It is studded with the modern day football stars such as Lionel Messi, Cesc Fabregas, David Villa, et al. Being the team that it is, Barcelona is considered to be one of the most formidable teams in the football world. It plays mostly in the Spanish league, however there are international tournaments where the team features on a regular basis.
Lionel Messi is considered one of the modern greats. His records while playing for his country as well as his club are stunning. He has millions of fans across the world and thus, you’ll find a lot of information about him. There are whole biographies – such as the Barcelona Lionel Messi biography – for him. In fact, there are biographies such as the Barcelona David Villa biography too.
The biographies are full of information that you’d otherwise never know. Whatever happened during their lifetimes, the major events and the minor events, you’ll find all that you need to know.
Other than these biographies, if you want to know more about them, you may look them up on the Internet. There are thousands of sites out there on this very topic which, again, tells you just how popular football is as a sport.
Historically, Barcelona has been one of the strongest outfits in the Spanish league and in the world, too. At the time of writing, it is the second richest club in club football, second to Real Madrid. They have won the Liga BBVA (or LA Liga) as many as 21 times. They have been the UEFA champions too.
Some of the best players in the world play for the current Barcelona. Messi, Villa, Pique are some of those. Other than Messi, every player is from Spain. Current manager is Josep Guardiola who is assisted by Tito Vilanova. There are several million fans that love Barcelona. There are more than 1300 registered clubs all over the world.
All said and done, Barcelona is and will remain a formidable sporting outfit in the years to come.
- Barcelona’s David Villa: Lionel Messi has made me a better player (goal.com)
- Sport: Liverpool will try and sign Barcelona’s David Villa this January (101greatgoals.com)
- Barcelona’s David Villa: Lionel Messi cannot be compared to anyone (goal.com)
- Fc Barcelona | Messi – Villa | Stars Shone Brightly (spanishfootballsports.blogspot.com)
- VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: (4-0) Barcelona Vs Rayo Vallecano, La Liga 2011 (3news.co.nz)
- Andres Iniesta, Lionel Messi: Is Iniesta More Valuable to FC Barcelona? (bleacherreport.com)
- Guardiola’s Barca chasing Mourinho’s Madrid (3news.co.nz)
- Barcelona bounces back with 4-0 win over Rayo (sportsillustrated.cnn.com)
- Barcelona’s David Villa: No team is unbeatable (goal.com)
- FC Barcelona: Debunking the David Villa – Lionel Messi Rumours (barcablaugranes.com)