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Gerard Piqué

Piqué (Barcelona, 2 February 1987) was an FC Barcelona player through and through who identified with the club to the core. As he said as a child, he didn’t want to be a footballer. he wanted to be a Barça player

Daniel Alves da Silva ‘Dani Alves’

Dani Alves (Juazeiro, Brazil, 1983) is considered the best right back in Barça’s long history. He arrived in 2008 from fellow La Liga club Sevilla, already with a reputation as one of the best defenders in the country

Leo Messi

Messi (Rosario, Argentina, 24 June 1987) is the greatest player of all time and FC Barcelona record setter. Trained at La Masia, he will always be associated with Barça as the greatest player ever to wear the blaugrana shirt

Luis Suárez

Suárez, (Salto, Uruguay, 1987) was one of the best strikers in the Club’s history with a total of 198 goals in official competition

Andrés Iniesta

Iniesta (Fuentealbilla, Albacete, 1984) was one of the most loved and emblematic of players for the Barça fans. The ‘culers’ has always valued his silky style of play, his commitment to the team and his modesty and good humour off the pitch.

Xavi Hernández

Xavi (Terrassa, Barcelona, 1980) is, statistically speaking, the most successful player in Spanish football history. A midfielder from the club’s youth system, he’s the perfect example of the Barça values

Victor Valdés

Valdés (l’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, 1982) was Barça’s first choice keeper for 12 seasons

Carles Puyol

Puyol (La Pobla de Segur, Lleida, 1978) has been one of the most important players in Barça’s history

Samuel Eto’o

Eto’o (Nkon, Cameroon, 1981) goes down in Barça history as “the indomitable lion”, the forward who never gave up. For 5 years he was the team’s target man, and the host of titles won were, to a massive extent, thanks to the crucial goals he scored

Anderson Luis de Souza ‘Deco’

Deco (Sao Bernardo, Brazil, 27-08-1977) was a player with a winning spirit and tactical intelligence

Ronaldo de Assís Moreira ‘Ronaldinho’

The Brazilian striker (Porto Alegre,1980) joined the Club in 2003 and changed its history forever. In his five seasons at the club he became one its greatest ever footballers

Phillip Cocu

Cocu (Eindhoven, Netherlands, 1970) came to Barça after a successful career at PSV Eindhoven and the versatile midfielder went to virtually all there is to win with the blaugranes

Patrick Stephan Kluivert

The Dutch striker (Amsterdam, Holland, 1976) came through the youth ranks at Ajax, going on to great success with the first team before joining AC Milan for a season and then Barça in the summer of 1998. As a blaugrana he scored 145 goals in 308 matches, making him one of the top scorers in the Club’s history

Vitor Borba Ferreira ‘Rivaldo’

Rivaldo (Recife, Brazil, 1972) was signed from Deportivo la Coruña at the start of the 1997-98 season as a direct replacement for his compatriot Ronaldo

Ronaldo Luiz Nazario

Born in Rio de Janeiro in 1976, Ronaldo joined Barça in 1996 from PSV Eindhoven, as an outstandingly promising young striker

Luis Enrique Martínez

The popular ‘Lucho’ (Gijón, 1970) came to FC Barcelona in the summer of 1996 as a free agent after having played at Real Madrid for five seasons

Sergi Barjuan

He was a fixture in the side at left back practically from the day of his debut right up until his final season in 2001/02 as a blaugrana

Romario da Souza

Born in Rio de Janeiro in 1966, Romario came to FC Barcelona from PSV Eindhoven in 1993

Hristo Stoichkov

The striker was born in Plovdiv (Bulgaria) in 1966. He left CSKA Sofia to join Barça in 1990 and stayed until 1998 with the exception of a single season in Serie A with Parma in 1995-96

Albert Ferrer

Albert Ferrer (Barcelona, 1970) came from the youth set up and was one of the pillars of the legendary ‘Dream Team’ coached by Johan Cruyff

Josep Guardiola

A gifted midfielder with an exquisite technique and an ability to read the game, he was the fulcrum of the team with the famous number ‘4’ on his back

Ronald Koeman

‘Tintin’ Koeman will always get a mention in FC Barcelona history for scoring the goal that handed Barça victory in the 1992 European Cup at Wembley

Aitor ‘Txiki’ Begiristain

Aitor Begiristain (Olaberria, Guipúzcoa, 1964), or ‘Txiki’ as he is better known, was another of the key members of the legendary ‘Dream Team’

Guillermo Amor

Amor (Benidorm, Alicante, 1967) is an important figure in the Club’s history after having made 567 appearances in a Barça shirt

Michael Laudrup

‘Michelino’ Laudrup (Frederiksberg, Denmark, 1964) was the artist of the Dream Team, a creative striker of such elegance that it was often joked that he was the kind of player that could play in a coat and tails

José Mari Bakero

Bakero, the tireless midfielder from the Dream Team, was born in Goizueta (Navarra) in 1963. He will always be remembered for his crucial goal in Kaiserslautern in the 1991/92 European Cup

Andoni Zubizarreta

Zubizarreta (Vitoria, 1961) was one of the greatest goalkeepers in the history not only of FC Barcelona, but of Spanish football in general

Gary Lineker

Lineker (Leicester, England, 1960) was another striker who was a fan favourite at Camp Nou

Diego Armando Maradona

Considered the best player in the world in the 1980s, and one of the greatest of all time, Maradona was born in 1960 in Lanús, Argentina

Julio Alberto Moreno

Julio Alberto (Candás, Asturias, 1958) came to Barça in 1982 from Atlético Madrid already a star and he did not disappoint

Víctor Muñoz

Víctor (Zaragoza, 1957) is one of the greatest paradigms of Spanish football. A player who battled hard in every game and whose extraordinary work-rate was the absolute driver of the team

Fco. Javier González Urruticoechea

The unforgettable ‘Urruti’ (San Sebastián, 1952 – Barcelona, 2001) is one of the greatest goalkeepers in the history of the Club and was a key figure in the successful outcome of the 1984/85 league season

Bernd Schuster

Midfielder of exceptional quality, Schuster (Augsburg, Germany, 1959) was the driving force of Barça throughout nearly all of the eighties

Enrique Castro, ‘Quini’

Quini (Oviedo, 1949-Gijón 2018) was the epitomy of goalscoring excellence. Known as ‘el Brujo’, ‘Quinocho’ and ‘Quinigol’, he was one of the best known strikers in European football at the time

José Ramón Alexanko

Popularly known as “Talín”, José Ramón Alexanko (Barakaldo, Vizcaya, 1956) was a star signing for Barça in 1980 when he moved from Athletic Club

Allan Simonsen

Simonsen (Vejle, Denmark, 1952) was a right winger much loved by the fans

Francisco José Carrasco

‘Lobo’ Carrasco (Alcoy, Alicante, 1959) was considered one of the best wingers in Europe in the 1980s and is one of the most popular Barça players in recent times

Hans Krankl

Krankl (Vienna, Austria, 1953) wrote his name in the Barça history books by proving to be one of the best strikers and also one of the most adored players by the fans to have appeared for the club

Antonio Olmo

A central defender, Olmo (Sabadell, 1954) stood out for his calm and his ability to intercept the ball as well as his long range passing

Johan Neeskens

The man dubbed ‘Johan II’ (Heemstede, Holland, 1951) arrived in Barcelona in 1974 from Ajax to team up with former colleague Johan Cruyff

Pedro María Artola

The forever popular Pello Artola (Andoain, Guipúzcoa, 1948) was a supremely agile goalkeeper amongst other qualities

José Vicente Sánchez

Tente Sánchez (Barcelona, 1956) had an exemplary career at Barça which led him to be club captain

Miguel Bernardo Bianquetti ‘Migueli’

‘Tarzan’ Migueli (Ceuta,1951) occupies a priviledged place in Club’s history as one of the players who has made most appearances in a Barça shirt

Johan Cruyff

Cruyff (Amsterdam, 25/04/1947 – Barcelona, 24/03/2016) was one of the best players in the world of all time and in his time, he was considered number one

Juan Manuel Asensi

One of the most emblematic players Barça had in the seventies, Asensi (Alicante, 1949) was a hard-working midfielder, the genuine lungs of a great team

Marcial Pina

Known as the ‘Golden Blonde’, Marcial (Barzana de Quirós, Asturias, 1946) was one of the best midfielders in FC Barcelona history

Enrique Álvarez Costas

Coming to the Club from Celta, Quique Costas (Vigo, Pontevedra, 1947) stood out due to his reliability and calmness in defence during his ten seasons with the blaugranes

Antoni Torres

Antoni Torres (Balaguer, 1943-Barcelona 2003) was a central defender (even though sometimes he played at right back) and he was one of those who “marked the line”

Carles Rexach

Born in Barcelona in 1947, Charly (also known as the Pedralbes’ boy) is a veritible institution at FC Barcelona where was a player and also a coach

Francisco Fernández “Gallego”

He arrived at 21 years of age and represented Barça for ten years as a player

Joaquim Rifé

‘Quimet’ Rifé (Barcelona, 1942) has been one of the players in the history of Barcelona who has most appearances in an FC Barcelona shirt, a total of 562 matches

Josep Maria Fusté

Known as ‘la llebre de Linyola’ – “the Linyola hare” because of his speed, Josep Maria Fusté (Linyola, Lleida, 1941) is remembered by fans as one of Barça’s most famous players

Eladio Silvestre

Born in Sabadell (Barcelona) in 1940, Eladio was a strong, hard tackling defender who was famous for his no-nonsense, no prisoners taken style

Julio César Benítez

Julio César Benítez (Montevideo, Uruguay, 1940 – Barcelona, 1968) was one of the classiest defenders Barça has ever had during their long and illustrious history

Jesús Maria Pereda

Jesús María Pereda (Medina de Pomar, Burgos, 1938 – Barcelona, 2011) was one of the all-time Barça greats, a player of extraordinary technical ability

José Antonio Zaldúa

Zaldúa (Elizondo, Navarra, 1941), the Barça captain in the second half of the 1960s, was a great centre forward with an excellent strike record

Salvador Sadurní

Sadurni (l’Arboç del Penedès, 1941), considered the successor to the great goalkeeper Antoni Ramallets, he always had a lot of competition for his place, firstly from José Manuel Pesudo and then also Miquel Reina

Zoltan Czibor

Czibor (Kaposvár, Hungary, 1929 – Budapest, Hungary, 1997) was of the finest exponents of Mighty Magyar brilliance in the 1950s and 60s

Sandor Kocsis

Known as ‘Golden Head’ due to his amazing abilities in the air, Kocsis (Budapest, Hungary, 1929 – Barcelona, 1979) escaped from Hungary in 1956 following the Soviet intervention in his country, when he was already an established star of his time

Enric Gensana

Gensana (Lleida, 1936 – Barcelona, 2005) was a midfielder and defender with a great physical presence

Evaristo de Macedo

Evaristo de Macedo (Río de Janeiro, Brazil, 1933) was one of the best foreign signings Barça ever made, and was an outstanding goalscorer

Ferran Olivella

Olivella (Barcelona, 1936) has been one of the greatest captains in the history of the club and one of the players who has played the most amount games for the club, with a total of 524

Martí Vergés

Vergés (Vidreres, Girona, 1934 – Viladecans, Barcelona, 2021) was one of the stars of the sides at the end of the 1950s, beginning of the 1960s

Eulogio Martínez

Eulogio Martínez (Asunción, Paraguay, 1935 – Barcelona, 1984) is one of the top FC Barcelona goalscorers ever, with 177 goals in 257 appearances

Luis Suárez

Considered by many one of the best players in the history of Spanish football, Luis Suárez (La Coruña, 1935) was a key piece for Barça in the second half of the 1950s, but unfortunately he left amidst great success and his final burst came outside the club

Ramón Villaverde

Ramón Villaverde (Montevideo, Uruguay, 1930 – Barcelona, 1986), was one of Barça’s greatest ever South American imports. He came from Millonarios of Bogotá, where he had formed an incredible partnership with Alfredo Di Stéfano

Justo Tejada

Justo Tejada (Barcelona, 1933 – Barcelona, 2021) was one of the best right wingers who has ever played for Barça

Sigfrid Gràcia

Gràcia (Gava, 1932 – Barcelona, 2005) came from the youth system at the Club and his style of play was highlighted by the sacrifices he made on pitch

Ladislao Kubala

A legendary figure at the Club, Kubala (Budapest, Hungary, 1927 – Barcelona 2002) signed for FC Barcelona in June 1950, when he arrived with a team of refugee players from Eastern Europe called Hungaria

Eduard Manchón

Manchón (Barcelona, 1930 – Barcelona, 2010) was a vital member of the legendary ‘Five Cups’ team

Gustau Biosca

Gustau Biosca (l’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, 1928 – Barcelona, 2014) is one of the best central defenders to play for the Club. He came up through the youth teams and broke into the first team in 1950 and from then on was a fixture in the side

Joan Segarra

Known as the Great Captain, Segarra (Barcelona, 1927 – Taradell, Barcelona, 2008) was one of the moast charismatic players in the history of FC Barcelona

Antoni Ramallets

Antoni Ramallets (Barcelona, 1924 – Vilafranca del Penedés, Barcelona, 2013) was one of the best goalkeepers in the history of Barça and in Spanish football in general

Estanislau Basora

Basora (Colònia Valls, Barcelona, 1926 – Las Palmas, 2012) was considered one of the best wingers in the history of Spanish football

Gonzalvo II

Known as Gonzalvo II for being the second of the Barça footballing brothers, Josep Gonzalvo (Mollet del Vallès, Barcelona, 1920 – Barcelona, 1978) was a midfielder who also could play at left back

Gonzalvo III

Marià Gonzalvo (Mollet del Vallès, 1922 – Barcelona, 2007), known as Gonzalo III (his other two brothers also played for FC Barcelona), is one of the best players to ever have worn the blaugrana colours

Josep Seguer

Josep Seguer (Parets del Vallès, Barcelona, 1923 – Reus, Tarragona, 2014) spent his entire career at FC Barcelona

Juan Zambudio Velasco

Known in footballing terms by as Velasco (Jumilla, Múrcia, 1921 – Igualada, Barcelona, 2004), he was one of the best goalkeepers in Barça history

César Rodríguez

One of Barça’s greatest ever players. A natural centre forward and an extraordinary goalscorer, famous for his powerful headers, César (León 1920 –Barcelona 1995) is one of the players who has scored most times for the Club

Mariano Martín

Known as the ‘fury of the area’, Mariano Martín (Dueñas, Palencia, 1919 – Barcelona, 1998) was one of the best strikers ever to grace FC Barcelona, incredibly scoring more than one goal a match

Josep Valle

Josep Valle (Oliete, Teruel, 1918 – Barcelona, 2005) was a two-footed winger with outstanding skills, tremendous speed on the break and a thunderbolt of a shot

Francesc Calvet

Francesc Calvet (Sant Joan Despí, Barcelona, 1922 – Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, 2001) was a member of the legendary Five Cup Winners of the 1951/52 season and one of Barça’s best ever full backs

Josep Escolà

The gentleman of football, Escolà (Barcelona 1914 – Barcelona 1998), was a striker who was known as “The Professor”

Martí Vantolrà

Considered one of the best wingers in Barça history, Vantolrà (Barcelona, 1906 – Mexico City, 1977) was one of the biggest stars in the team in the thirties

Ramón Zabalo

Ramón Zabalo (South Shields, England, 1910 – Viladecans, Barcelona, 1967) had one of the more unusual careers in Spanish Football

Ángel Arocha

Ángel Arocha (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 1907 – Balaguer, Lleida, 1938) is considered one of the leading goal scorers in the Club’s history, having scored a staggering 236 goals in 240 games

Ferenc Plattkó

Plattkó (Budapest, Hungary, 1898 – Santiago, Chile, 1983) was signed in 1923 as the replacement for another legendary Barça keeper, Ricardo Zamora

Vicenç Piera

Known by the nickname of “The Witch”, Piera (Barcelona 1903-1960) was born in the Barcelona district Sants and was one of the best right wing players in the history of Spanish football

Ricardo Zamora

Known as the ‘Divine’, Ricardo Zamora (Barcelona, 1901 – Barcelona, 1978) is viewed by many as the best goalkeeper ever to come out of Spain

Josep Samitier

Considered one of the most emblematic players in the history of FC Barcelona and the best European forward of his time, Josep Samitier (Barcelona 1902-Barcelona 1972) led the terrific Barça in the golden age of the twenties

Agustí Sancho

Agustí Sancho (Castellon, 1896 – Barcelona, 1960) was an outstandingly powerful midfielder. Strong, corpulent and resistant, he was an excellent marker and almost unbeatable in the air.

Emili Sagi-Barba

Emili Sagi (Bolívar, Argentina, 1900 – Barcelona, 1951) was born in Argentina to Catalan parents and is considered one of the finest players of the pre-Civil War era, and the best left-winger in Barça history

Vicenç Martínez

A natural goalscorer, Vicenç Martínez (Barcelona, 1896 – Barcelona, 1963) was a first choice striker for almost a decade

Ramon Torralba Larraz

Popularly known as ‘la Vella’ (the Old One), because of his long career with the Barça, Ramon Torralba (Ardisa, Zaragoza, 1895 – Mexico, 1986) is a legendary figure in the history of FC Barcelona due to his loyalty to the Club during fourteen seasons, from 1914 to 1928

Paulino Alcántara

Paulino Alcántara (Iloilo, Phillipines, 1896 – Barcelona, 1964) was the Club’s top goalscorer with 395 goals in 399 games before he was finally overtaken by Leo Messi

Carles Comamala

Carles Comamala (Madrid, 1889 – Barcelona, 1983) was a personal friend of Gamper’s and the real successor to the Swiss player in the Barça attack when the club founder retired in 1903. Comamala was an extraordinarily prolific goalscorer

George Pattullo

The great Scottish striker George Pattullo (Glasgow, 1888 – London, 1953) has gone in history for his selfless gesture of love for the blaugrana colours once he had retired from football

Romà Forns

Extroverted, multi-talented footballer from the early years, Romà Forns (Barcelona, 1885 – Barcelona, 1942) was also a referee, director, coach and grand pianist

Udo Steinberg

A football writer in his native Germany, Udo Steinberg (Berlin, 1877 – Barcelona, 1919) was an exceptionally gifted goalscorer and was widely respected by everyone around him

Arthur Witty

Member of a prestigious English family established in the city, Arthur Witty (Barcelona, 1878 – Barcelona, 1969) was a Barça director and president as well as a talented sportsman

Joan Gamper

Founder of FC Barcelona on the 29th of November 1899 and five times president of the club between 1908 and 1925, Joan Gamper (Winterthur, Switzerland, 1877 – Barcelona 1930) has also passed into the Club’s history as Barça’s first real important figure

Leo Messi

Leo Messi’s footballing career started in 1995 at Newell’s Old Boys, where he played until the year 2000. At the age of 13, Lionel Messi crossed the Atlantic to try his luck in Barcelona, and joined the Under 14s. Messi made spectacular progress at each of the different age levels, climbing through the ranks to Barça C, followed by Barça B and the first team in record time.

From a young age Messi stood out due to his vision and his goalscoring ability, especially with his left foot, an endless source of magical inspiration. 


In the 2003-2004 season, when he was still only 16, Messi made his first team debut in a friendly with Porto that marked the opening of the new Do Dragao stadium.

The following championship-winning season, Messi made his first appearance in an official match on October 16, 2004, in Barcelona’s derby win against Espanyol at the Olympic Stadium (0-1). 

That very season Messi became a regular member of Frank Rijkaard’s first team squad. However, it was in the 2005/06 campaign that the Argentine really came to centre stage as he helped the team to their second Champions League victory and their 18th league title. With the departure of Ronaldinho in 2008, Messi became the focal point of the Barça forward line. 

Getting better every season, Messi and Barça won 35 trophies during the Argentine’s time at the Club, including the six won in 2009 and the treble in 2015. 

Leo Messi and the treble trophies from 2009: Copa del Rey, Champions League and Liga

Messi’s individual achievements are also unprecedented: six Ballon d’Or awards, six times Champions League top scorer, six times Golden Shoe winner, eight times ‘Pichichi’ (top scorer) in La Liga, Ballon d’Or winner at the 2014 World Cup, FIFA World Player of the Year in 2009 and FIFA The Best winner in 2019. 

Leo Messi, FC Barcelona’s historic record breaker

The Argentine star is the top scorer, the footballer with the most games played, with the most titles, with the most wins…


On an individual level Messi began to set records as a youngster and never looked back. The Argentine has made more appearances than anyone, 778, scored more goals, 672, provided most assists, 305 and won most trophies, 35. 

Other records included 91 goals in a calendar year, beating Gerd Müller’s record from 1972 as well as surpassing Pelé’s record for one club total of 643 goals.  

With the Argentina national side Messi played in four World Cups (2006, 2010, 2014, 2018) as a Barça player, losing in the final in 2014 in Brazil against Germany. He has also played in six Copa Américas (2007, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2021), losing in the final in both 2015 and 2016 to Chile on penalties before finally claiming a major honour for his country with the win over Brazil in the 2021 final. In the summer of 2008 he also played at the Beijing Olympics, and came home with a gold medal.

In the summer of 2021 the love affair between FC Barcelona and Leo Messi came to an end and the Barça number 10 brought an end to his career which has been him become a life long legend for FC Barcelona.  



  • Seasons at the Club: 2003-2021
  • Appearances: 778
  • Goals: 672

Honours with FC Barcelona

  • 3 FIFA Club World Cups (2009, 2011, 2015)
  • 4 UEFA Champions League (2005/06, 2008/09, 2010/11, 2014/15)
  • 3 UEFA Super Cups (2009/10, 2011/12, 2015/16)
  • 10 Spanish leagues (2004/05, 2005/06, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2012/13, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2017/18, 2018/19)
  • 7 Copas del Rey (2008/09, 2011/12, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2020/2021)
  • 8 Spanish Super Cups (2005/06, 2006/07, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2013/14, 2016/17, 2018/19)
  • 4 Catalan Cup (2004-05, 2006-07, 2012-13, 2013-14)
  • 2 Catalan Supercup (2014-15, 2017-18)

Honours with Argentina

  • 1 Olympic gold (2008)
  • 1 Copa América (2021)

Individual awards

  • 1 Laureus (2020)
  • 1 FIFA World Player (2009)
  • 1 The Best FIFA Football Award (2019)
  • 2 UEFA Player of the Year (2010/11, 2014/15)
  • 1 World Soccer Award Best Player (2015)
  • 6 Ballons d’Or (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019)
  • 4 Golden XI (2009, 2011, 2012, 2018)
  • 6 Golden Shoe (2009/10, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19)
  • 8 La Liga top scorer (2009/10, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21)
  • 6 Top scorer UEFA Champions League (2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12 i 2018/19)
  • 9 MVP LaLiga (2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2014/15, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19)
  • 1 Golden Boy (2005)
  • 1 Bravo Trophy (2007)

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Most important individual records 

  • Only player to win Ballon d’Or, FIFA World Player, La Liga top scorer and Golden Shoe in same season (2009/10)
  • Player with most Ballons d’Or 
  • Player with most Golden Shoes
  • Player with most Pichichi Trophies
  • Top goalscorer in a season in official competition (73 goals in 2011/12)
  • Top goalscorer in calendar year (91 goals in 2012)
  • Top goalscorer at one club Club (672 goals)
  • Longest scoring streak in La Liga (33 goals in 21 consecutive matches 2012/13)
  • Player with most matches  for Argentina
  • All time top goalscorer in La Liga (474 goals in 520 matches)
  • Top goalscorer in a single La Liga season (50 goals in 2011/12)
  • Player with most hat-tricks in La Liga (36)
  • Player with most goals form a free kick in La Liga (39 goals)
  • Player with most wins in official competition (542 wins in 771 matches)

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Let’s remember the names of those players who played for Barcelona in the past, but we should not forget about their contribution to the game of Barca. This is just a small part of the players who can claim the title of legend of the Catalan club.

Thierry Henry
2007 – 2010

0018 Famous French football player of Antilles-Martinique origin, forward of the American club New York Red Bulls and former player of the national team France. World and European champion, winner of the UEFA Champions League, top scorer in the history of the French national team and the London Arsenal.

Ronald Koeman
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Koeman will always be remembered in the history of Barcelona he scored the most important goal that gave victory to Barca ” in 1992 in the European Cup at Wembley.

Born in Rio de Janeiro in 1976, Ronaldo joined Barça in 1996 from PSV Eindhoven as an excellent young forward prospect.

200 3-20208 014 The Brazilian striker was born in Porto Alegre (Brazil) in 1980. During his five seasons at the club, he became one of the club’s greatest players and made a decisive contribution to winning the Champions League and two Spanish championships.

Josep Guardiola
19 9002 0006 Pep Guardiola was one of the best players ever to move from Barça Athletic to the Barcelona first team “. Diego Armando Maradona
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Voted the best player in the world at 1980, one of the greatest players of all time, Maradona was born in 1960 in Lanus (Argentina).

Johan Cruyff
190 9007 190 9027 006 Cruyff (Amsterdam, Holland, 1947) – is one of the best players in the world in the history of football, in his time he was considered the best football player in the world.

Andoni Zubizarreta

Zubizarreta (Vitoria, 1961) was one of the best goalkeepers in the history of not only Barcelona, ​​but also Spain in the whole world.

Rafael Marquez
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Mexican football player for Barcelona. Marquez is an all-rounder in defensive play, playing equally well as a centre-back or defensive midfielder. Mexico captain. 9

David Villa


David Villa joined Barcelona in 2010 from Valencia the Spaniard was able to become a real leader of the attacks of the Catalans, but a serious injury put an end to his constant appearances for Barça and he was forced to go to Atlético Madrid in search of playing practice.

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2004-2009 entered about 9002 in the history of “Barcelona” as an “indomitable lion” who never loses faith. Over the 5 years spent at the club, Camerun has spent many goals on the gates of rivals, helping Barce to conquer many trophies


Although Deco was born in Brazil, it was through his performances in Portugal that Deco became known throughout the world before he moved to Barcelona. At the time, head coach Frank Rajkaard stated that Deco was the barometer of his team.

The best players in the history of Barcelona


Statistics in different sources may differ from each other for the following reasons:

1) Incomplete databases. For example, there are no statistics on Eva Duarte Cup, Latin Cup, etc. on Transfermarkt.

2) Data update. The deeper we rush into the past, the more likely it is that year by year the information will be corrected due to the constant work with archives. Often, some data are refuted over time due to inaccuracies that have crept into them, while others, on the contrary, appear due to the discovery of new archival documents.

3) Different interpretations of which matches can be considered official and which are friendly. FC Barcelona considers the Copa Catalunya an official tournament.

4) Mistakes and misprints.

The data for this material was taken mainly from the official website of Barcelona (with some adjustments for Transfermarkt and other bases), however, taking into account the above, no source of information is the ultimate truth.

Also, do not forget that in the past, due to the less development of football, fewer official tournaments and matches, friendly games were much more important than now, and, accordingly, their number also clearly exceeded the current one.

All-time top 10 scorers (

including friendlies):

0296 #2 – Paulino Alcantara : 413 goals (408 matches), 1912-1927 seasons
#3 – Josep Samitier : 366 goals (505 matches), 1919-1932 seasons #

Rhodes : 298 goals (440 matches), seasons 1939-1955
#5 – Ladislao Kubala: 290 goals (363 matches), seasons 1951-1961
#6 – Angel Arocha: 240 goals (243 matches), seasons 1927-1933

#7 – Josep Escola: 225 goals (285 matches), seasons 1934-1948
#8 – Carles Rexac: 222 goals (674 matches), seasons 1965-1981
#9 – Luis Suarez: 209 goals (304 matches), 2014-2020 seasons
#10 – Evaristo: 182 goals (238 matches), 1957-1962 seasons




All-time top 10 scorers (

official matches only ):

018 #2 – Cesar Rodriguez : 233 goals (354 matches), 19 seasons39-1955
#3 – Luis Suarez: 198 goals (284 caps), 2014-2020 seasons

#4 – Ladislao Kubala: 190 goals (255 caps), 1951-1961 seasons
#5 – Josepitere : 186 goals (233 matches), seasons 1919-1932
#6 – Josep Escola: 165 goals (233 matches), seasons 1934-1948

#7 – Paulino Alcantara: 144 goals (141 matches), seasons 1912-1927
#8 – Samuel Eto’o: 131 goals (201 matches), 2004-2009 seasons
#9 – Rivaldo: 130 goals (235 matches), 199 seasons7-2002
#10 – Angel Arocha: 130 goals (148 matches), 1927-1935 seasons

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#1 – Joan Gamper: 2. 29 (126 goals in 55 games), seasons 1901-1913
#2 – George Pattullo: 1.80 (45 goals in 25 games), seasons 1911-1913
#3 – Carlos Comamala: 1.06 (168 goals in 159 games), seasons 1903-1911
#4 – Paulino Alcantara: 1.01 (413 goals in 408 games), seasons 1912-1927
#5 – Angel Arocha: 0.99 (240 goals in 243 games), 1927-1935 seasons

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Top 10 players by games played (

including friendlies ):

#1 – Xavi: 869 matches, seasons 1998-2015
#2 – Lionel Messi : 8369 matches, seasons 2004-2021

3 – Sergio Busquets : 766 matches, seasons 2007-2023 (current player)

#4 – Andres Iniesta: 758 matches, 2002-2018 seasons
#5 – Carles Rexac: 674 matches, 1965-1981 seasons
#6 – Migueli: 6698 matches, 1981 seasons

#7 – Gerard Pique: 667 matches, 2008-2022
#8 – Carles Puyol: 663 matches, 1999-2014 seasons
#9 – Victor Valdes: (602 matches), 2002-2014 seasons
#10 – Ramon Torralba (581 matches), seasons 1914-1928

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Top 10 players by official games played:

#1 – Xavi: 779 matches, seasons 1998-2015
#2 – Lionel Messi : 778 matches, seasons 2004-2004 0018#3 – Sergio Busquets : 713 matches, seasons 2007-2023 (current player)

#4 – Andrés Iniesta: 679 matches, seasons 2002-2018
#5 – Gerard Pique: 2020 matches 8 seasons 2002-2018
#6 – Carles Puyol: 602 matches, 19 seasons99-2014

#7 – Migueli: 549 matches, 1973-1988 seasons
#8 – Victor Valdes: 540 matches, 2002-2014 seasons
#9 – Carles Rexac: 451 matches, 1965-1981 seasons
#10 – Jordi Alba: 451 appearances, 2012-2023 seasons (active)

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# 1 – Victor Valdes: 242 (540 matches / 44. 8%), seasons 2002-2014
#2 – Andoni Zubizarreta : 173 (410 matches / 42.2%) seasons 1986-1994
#3 – Marc-Andre ter Stegen : 149 (36.4% matches) ), seasons 2014-2023 (current player)

#4 – Salvador Sadurni: 127 (333 matches / 38.14%), seasons 1961-1975
#5 – Anthony Ramallets: 124 (390 matches / 31 .8%) seasons 1946-1962
#6 – Pedro Maria Artola: 98 (249 matches / 39.4%) seasons 1975-1984

#7 – Miguel Reina: 73 (161 matches / 45.3% ), seasons 1966-1973
#8 – Francisco Urruticoechea (Urruti): 73 (183 matches / 39.9%), seasons 1982-1987
#9 – Juan Velasco: 57 (199 matches / 28.6%), seasons 1944-1954
#10 – Juan José Noguez: 55 (203 matches / 27.1%), 1930-1941 seasons

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onel Messi: 41 trophies, 2004-2021 seasons. Including 10 wins in the Example and 4 in the Champions League.

#2 – Andres Iniesta: 39trophies, seasons 2002-2018. Including 9 wins in the Example and 4 in the Champions League.

#3 – Gerard Piqué: 34 trophies, seasons 2008-2022. Including 8 wins in the Example and 3 in the Champions League.
#4 – Sergio Busquets: 34 trophies, 2007-2023 seasons (current player)
#5 – Xavi: 32 trophies, 2008-2022 seasons. Including 8 wins in the Example and 4 in the Champions League.

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Barcelona Pichichi Trophy Winners (

top scorer Examples ):

Note: The awards are distributed by the sports newspaper Marca

1942/43 – Mariano Martin: 32 goals (23 matches)
1948/49 – Cesar Rodriguez: 28 goals (24 matches) 1964/49 65 – Cayetano Re: 25 goals (30 matches)

1970/71 – Carles Rexac: 17 goals (28 matches). Shared with Atlético Garate
1978/79 – Johan Krankl: 29 goals (30 matches)
1980/81 – Kini: 20 goals (30 matches)

1981/82 – Kini: 26 goals (32 matches)
1993/94 – Romario: 30 goals (33 matches)
1996/97 – Ronaldo: 34 goals (37 matches)

2005/06 – Samuel Eto’o: 26 goals (34 matches)
2009/10 – Lionel Messi : 34 goals (35 matches)
2011/12 – Lionel Messi : 50 goals (37 matches)

2012/13 – )
2015 /16 – Luis Suarez: 40 goals (35 matches)
2016/17 – Lionel Messi : 37 goals (34 matches)

2017/18 – Lionel Messi : 34 goals (36 matches)
2018/19 – Lionel Messi : 36 goals (934 matches)
8 –
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: 25 goals (33 matches)
2020/21 – Lionel Messi : 30 goals (35 matches)

Total: 19 trophies, of which Lionel Messi has 8. This is more than Telmo Sarah had (6).

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Winners of the Zamor Trophy among Barcelona players (

goalkeeper who conceded the fewest goals ):

matches (1.19)
1951/52 – Anthony Ramallets : 40 goals in 28 games (1.42)
1955/56 – Anthony Ramallets : 24 goals in 29 games

1956/57 – Anthony Ramallets : 35 goals in 29 games (1.20)
1958/59 – Anthony Ramallets : 22 goals in 28 games (0.78)
1959/60 – Anthony Ramallets 0 : 24 goals in 27 games (0.88)

1965/66 – José Pesudo: 15 goals in 22 matches (0.68)
1968/69 – Salvador Sadurni: 18 goals in 30 matches (0.60)
1972/ 73 – Miguel Reina: 21 goals in 34 games (0.61). Shared with Real Madrid’s Garcia Remon

1973/74 – Salvador Sadurni: 22 goals in 30 games (0.73)
1974/75 – Salvador Sadurni: 19 goals in 24 matches (0. 79)
1977/78 – Pedro Maria Artola: 25 goals in 29 matches (0.86)

1983/84 – Francisco Urruticoechea (Urruti): 26 goals in 32 matches (0.81)
1986/87 – Andoni Zubizarreta: 29 goals in 43 matches (0.67)
2004/05 – Victor Valdes : 25 goals in 35 matches (0.71)

2008/09 – Victor Valdes : 31 goals in 35 matches (0.89)
2009/10 – Victor Valdes : 24 goals in 38 games (0.63)
2010/11 – Victor Valdes : 16 goals in 32 games (0.50)

2011/12 – Victor Valdes goals in 35 matches (0.80)
2014/15 – Claudio Bravo: 19 goals in 37 matches (0.51)

Total: 20 trophies, of which Antoni Ramallets and Victor Valdes won 5 each. Together with Jan Oblak, they hold the record for the number of these awards, as does Barcelona as a whole. Real Madrid has 18 Zamors.


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All Barcelona Golden Boot players:

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1996/97 – Ronaldo: 34 goals (68 points)
2009/10 – Lionel Messi: 34 goals (6) points0341 2011/12 – Lionel Messi: 50 goals (100 points)

2012/13 – Lionel Messi: 46 goals (92 points)
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– Luis Suarez: 40 goals (80 points)
2016/17 – Lionel Messi: 37 goals (74 points)

2017/18 – Lionel Messi: 34 goals (68 points)

8/19 – Lionel Messi: 36 goals (72 points)

Total: Lionel Messi is the European record holder, both in terms of the number of Golden Boots (6 pcs. ), And in the number of goals (50) and points scored (100). Barcelona is also the leader in this trophy – 8 pieces, the closest pursuers of Real Madrid and Bayern have 4 prizes each.

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All Barcelona Ballon d’Ors:

1960 – Luis Suarez Miramontes 9 points. The closest pursuer Ferenc Puskas (Real Madrid) scored 37 points.
1973 – Johan Cruyff : 96 points. The closest pursuer Dino Zoff (Juventus) scored 47 points.
1974 – Johan Cruyff : 116 points. The closest pursuer Franz Beckenbauer (Bayern) scored 105 points.

1994 – Hristo Stoichkov : 210 points. The closest pursuer Roberto Baggio (Juventus) scored 136 points.
1999 – Rivaldo : 219 points. Closest pursuer David Beckham (Manchester United) scored 154 points.
2005 – Ronaldinho : 225 points. The closest pursuer Frank Lampard (Chelsea) scored 148 points.

2009 – Lionel Messi : 473 points. The closest pursuer Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) scored 233 points.
2010 – Lionel Messi : 22.65% of votes. The closest pursuer Andres Iniesta (Barcelona) won 17.36% of the vote.
2011 – Lionel Messi : 47.88% of the vote. The closest pursuer, Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), scored 21.60% of the vote.

2012 – Lionel Messi : 41.60% of the vote. Cristiano Ronaldo’s closest pursuer (Real Madrid) won 23.68% of the vote.
2015 – Lionel Messi : 41.33% of the vote. The closest pursuer Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) won 27.76% of the vote.
2019 – Lionel Messi : 686 points. The closest pursuer Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool) scored 679 points.

Total: 12 trophies for Barcelona players. The same goes for Real Madrid. Plus two Golden Balls in women’s football for Alexia Putellas (2021, 2022).

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Barcelona Ballon d’Or awards:

1975, 3rd place – Johan Cruyff 9029 points 9029 9029 points 0341 1978, 2nd – Hans Krankl : 78 points. Winner Kevin Keegan (Hamburg) scored 87 points.
1980, 2nd place – Bernd Schuster : 78 points. Winner Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (Bayern) scored 122 points.

1981 3rd place – Bernd Schuster : 39 points
1985 3rd place – Bernd Schuster : 46 points
1986 9028 – 9028 Lineker
: 62 points. The winner Igor Belanov (Dynamo Kyiv) scored 84 points.

1992, 2nd place – Hristo Stoichkov : 80 points. Winner Marco van Basten (Milan) scored 98 points.
1996, 2nd place – Ronaldo : 143 points. Winner Matthias Sammer (Borussia Dortmund) scored 144 points.
2004 2nd place – Deco : 139 points. The winner Andriy Shevchenko (Milan) scored 175 points. Ronaldinho finished third with 133 points.

2007, 3rd place – Lionel Messi : 255 points
2008, 2nd place – Lionel Messi : 281 points. Winner Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) scored 446 points.
2009 3rd place – Xavi : 170 points

2010 – All prizes for Barcelona players . Lionel Messi won 22.65% of the vote, Andres Iniesta 17.36% and Xavi 16.48%.
2011, 3rd – Xavi : 9.23% of votes
2012, 3rd – Andrés Iniesta : 10.91% of votes

2013 – 2013 96 Lionel Messi : 24.72% of the vote. Winner Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) scored 27.99%.
2014, 2nd place – Lionel Messi : 15.