The prestigious American magazine has devoted nine pages in its next issue to the sporting and social success of FC Barcelona, highlighting the Club’s unique youth development policy
FC Barcelona has once again hit the headlines in the world’s sports press, with an in-depth examination in one of the USA’s leading magazines, 'Sports Illustrated'. The nine-page article takes a look at the vital role of Barça’s youth academy in producing a stream of stars for the first team, the importance of the Dream Team in the 90’s as a model for the current side and the reign of Messi as the best player in the world.
20 million readers every week
'Sports Illustrated' has 3.2 million subscribers and some 20 million readers every week. Although ‘Sports Illustrated’ has written about the Club before, this is the first time the US magazine has devoted such a large amount of space to FC Barcelona. The magazine is on sale throughout the United States while the article can be downloaded from the publication’s website.