Barcelona's matches at Stade de France
About the Barcelona football team
Better known by its nickname of Barça, the Barcelona football team's name is actually Futbol Club Barcelona or even FC Barcelona. This Spanish football club also has nicknames such as Blaugranes in Catalan and Azulgrana in Spanish.
This team founded in November 1899 plays at the Nou Camp Stadium in Barcelona, and has a training centre called the Joan Gamper sports city. FC Barcelona also has its headquarters in Barcelona and the entrepreneur, Josep Maria Bartomeu Floreta, has been its Chairman since 2014. The club identifies itself through its blue and garnet shirts as well as its insignia composed of the Catalan flag, the cross of St. George, the initials FCB and the colours of Barcelona. For the 2015/2016 season, football fans will be able to see the team's new shirt first-hand during a BARCELONA match at Stade de France. Luis Enrique Martínez García, the former Spanish footballer, is currently the coach of the Barça professional team. Nationally, Barça has won, amongst other things, twenty-three Spanish championships, twenty-seven Spanish Cups, two Spanish League Cups and eleven Spanish Super Cups. Internationally, three World Club Cups, five European Super Cups and four Cup Winners' Cups are also included in the impressive record of this popular club. The Barcelona football team has had many iconic players such as Xavi Hernández, Andrés Iniesta and César Rodríguez. Currently, other players such as Lionel Messi, Neymar JR or Gérard Piqué still continue the legend of this club which is among the most successful in history.
Barcelona's previous matches at Stade de France
May 2006FC Barcelona/Arsenal
The final of the 51st UEFA Champions League took place in Saint-Denis, France, on 17 May 2006. The match pitted the English club, Arsenal, against Barcelona. At the end of this BARCELONA match at Stade de France, the two teams were separated by a final score of 2-1 in favour of Barça. With goals from Eto'o and Belletti, Barcelona won its second European Cup.