club in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain which has clubs in several sports, but most notably the football.
Founded in 1899 by 12 football players from Switzerland, Britain, and Spain led by Joan Gamper. Barcelona's FC motto, "Barca is not just a club" (El Barça, és mes que un club) and has a hymn entitled "El Cannot del Barca" created by Jaume picas and Josep Maria Espinas. Unlike club soccer in general, FC Barcelona is really owned and operated by its supporters. The main stadium at Camp Nou, Barcelona.
The club entered into participants Primera División (First Division) since 1928, and together Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao into a team that never relegated to the Segunda División (Division Two). The club is also a club that won the Spanish league first. By offering 21 Spanish League titles, 25 Copa del Rey titles, 9 Spanish Super Cup titles, 4 European Champions League titles, 4 UEFA Cup, 2 European Super Cup, Barcelona FC became one of the most successful team in Spain, Europe, and the world . The most obvious evidence in 2009 when FC Barcelona managed to become the first Spanish club that had won the Treble (champions of La Liga, Copa del Rey and Champions League). Followed by winning the title but the Spanish Super Cup, European Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup to complete his title became Sextuples achievement. Barcelona is the first football club in the world to do this achievement. Barca fans are also often called Cules.
Barça known always refused to install a uniform sponsor logo on his football because Barca is considered as a symbol of Catalonia, and all sorts of offers of sponsorship that is "disruptive" will be rejected. Even so, the basketball team was allowed Barca put sponsor logos on his uniform. On 7 September 2006, the club announced a five-year agreement with UNICEF, which allow UNICEF logo to be placed on the shirt. Barcelona will then donate 0.7% of total revenue per year to UNICEF for five years.
Started the 2011-12 season, the Catalan club are reluctant to abandon traditions that sponsors put on a costume. They will wear the name of Qatar Foundation are listed on the front of player jerseys. While cooperation with Unicef keep it running.