The blue and red colours of the shirt were first worn in a match against Hispania in 1900.  Les Cortes had an initial capacity of 30,000, and in the 1940s it was expanded to 60,000.  In May, Barcelona defeated Manchester United in the 2011 Champions League final 3–1 held at Wembley Stadium, a repeat of the 2009 final, winning their fourth European Cup.
 Throughout Europe, Barcelona is the favourite second-choice club. , Despite the difficult political situation, CF Barcelona enjoyed considerable success during the 1940s and 1950s.
The season finished with the players rebelling against president Núñez, in an event known as the Hesperia mutiny, and a 1–0 victory in the Copa del Rey final against Real Sociedad.  Cruyff's fortune was to change, and, in his final two seasons, he failed to win any trophies and fell out with president Josep Lluís Núñez, resulting in his departure. , Cruyff was briefly replaced by Bobby Robson, who took charge of the club for a single season in 1996–97.
Barcelona B youth manager Pep Guardiola took over Frank Rijkaard's duties at the conclusion of the season.
An away kit featuring the red and yellow stripes of the flag of Catalonia has also been used many times.
In 2009, Barcelona became the first Spanish club to win the continental treble consisting of La Liga, Copa del Rey, and the UEFA Champions League, and also became the first Spanish football club to win six out of six competitions in a single year, by also winning the Spanish Super Cup, UEFA Super Cup, and FIFA Club World Cup.
In December 2009, Barcelona won the 2009 Club World Cup. , It was announced in summer of 2012 that Tito Vilanova, assistant manager at Barcelona, would take over from Pep Guardiola as manager. On the other hand, Real Madrid was widely seen as the embodiment of the sovereign oppressive centralism and the fascist regime at management level and beyond: Santiago Bernabéu, the former club president for whom their stadium is named, fought on the Nationalist side during the Spanish Civil War.  Barcelona was ranked first in the International Federation of Football History & Statistics Club World Ranking for 1997, 2009, 2011, 2012, and 2015 and currently occupies the third position on the UEFA club rankings.
The crest consists of the St George Cross in the upper-left corner with the Catalan flag beside it, and the team colours at the bottom..
, After the disappointment of the Gaspart era, the combination of a new young president, Joan Laporta, and a young new manager, former Dutch and Milan star Frank Rijkaard, saw the club bounce back.
, Like Maradona, Ronaldo only stayed a short time before he left for Inter Milan in another world record transfer. , Xavi presently holds the team record for most number of total games played (767) and the record number of La Liga appearances (505), Lionel Messi comes second with 735 in all competitions and 489 in the League..
 However, new heroes emerged, such as Luís Figo, Patrick Kluivert, Luis Enrique and Rivaldo, and the team won a Copa del Rey and La Liga double in 1998. The tour led to the financial security of the club, but also resulted in half of the team seeking asylum in Mexico and France, making it harder for the remaining team to contest for trophies. The club then moved to the new Les Cortes, which they inaugurated the same year.
 The modernisation of Camp Nou during the 1990s and the introduction of all-seater stands means the record will not be broken for the foreseeable future as the current capacity of the stadium is 99,354. In 1902, the club won its first trophy, the Copa Macaya, and participated in the first Copa del Rey, losing 1–2 to Bizcaya in the final. , There are also other facilities, which include:. , Barcelona finished the 2007–08 season third in La Liga and reached the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League and Copa del Rey, both times losing to the eventual champions, Manchester United and Valencia, respectively.
Barcelona restored some pride by beating Real Madrid 1–0 in the 1968 Copa del Generalísimo final at the Santiago Bernabéu in front of Francisco Franco, with coach Salvador Artigas, a former republican pilot in the Civil War.  The club has a long-standing rivalry with Real Madrid, and matches between the two teams are referred to as El Clásico.  An intense fixture which is marked by its indiscipline in addition to memorable goal celebrations from both teams – often involving mocking the opposition – such notable celebrations occurred in 2009 when Barcelona captain Carles Puyol kissed his Catalan armband in front of incensed Madrid fans at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium and in 2017 when Lionel Messi celebrated his 93rd-minute winner for Barcelona against Real Madrid at the Bernabéu by taking off his Barcelona shirt and holding it up to incensed Real Madrid fans – with his name and number facing them.
 In preparation for the 1992 Summer Olympics two tiers of seating were installed above the previous roofline.  On 30 May, the club defeated Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey final at Camp Nou. They beat Sampdoria in both the 1989 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup final and the 1992 European Cup final at Wembley, with a free kick goal from Dutch international Ronald Koeman.  Guardiola finished his tenure with Barça winning the Copa del Rey final 3–0, bringing the tally to 14 trophies that Barça had won under his coaching. p. 67. , The departures of Núñez and Van Gaal were hardly noticed by the fans when compared to that of Luís Figo, then club vice-captain.
The Great Gatsby Audiobook, Norah Jones Ravi Shankar, The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress Lyrics, Diego Martinez Teams Coached, List Of Insecurities In Relationships, Friday The 13th Part 6 Full Movie 123, Based On True Story Movies 2019, Kevin Brown Jim Brown, Scott Adkins Wife, World-class Facility, Bob Horner 4 Home Runs, Trick-trick Net Worth, Jaden Springer Commits, Bob Dylan New Song Release, White Flower Lei Virginia Hey, New Boxing Game, West Ham Vs Wolves, Pemau Name, Heater Definition In Physics, Witcher 3 Places Of Power Map, John The Beloved, Shamo For Sale In Texas, Naples Florida Zip Code, David Dawson The Last Kingdom, Artillery Gun, Chelsea New Signings 2020, Michigan Football Record History, Dangerous Minds Streaming, Liverpool Vs Man United Full Game, If I Were You, I Should, Steve Cady, 6ix Drake, Jessica Jedrzejczyk Age, Steve Rowland Splunk, Don T Complain About It Song, Bumpkin Etymology, Pay-per-view Boxing 2020, Police Clearance Certificate Documents, Denholm Elliott Obituary, North Carolina Football Coaches, Premier League Darts Tickets 2021, Watch Nowhere In Africa, Carly Witney Husband, 2012 Wake Forest Basketball Roster, Jourdan Miller Husband,