• 2008-16. The best years in our history

    Barça delight the world with their brand of football that is appreciated by football fans from all over the world. They win three more Champions League titles and three Club World Cups in a decade of dominance for the blaugranes

  • 1996-08. Barça reaches its century

    The centenery celebrations were a demonstration of what Barça means to people, an emotional journey through the Club's history that lasted the whole year. In this period a second Champions League was claimed and a first Euoleague title in basketball

  • 1988-1996. The era of the 'Dream Team'

    Johan Cruyff's team win four league titles in a row and lift their first European Cup in 1992. The previous year the handball team had won their first European trophy under coach Valerio Rivera

  • 1978-1988. More members, more stars

    Dream signings arrive in the form of players like Maradona, Schuster, Julio Alberto and Quini as the first lucrative television contracts are signed. The Club continues to grow with the extension of Camp Nou and the landmark figure of 100,000 members is reached

  • 1969-1978. Cruyff and democracy

    The possibility of signing foreign players once more mean that the dream of signing Johan Cruyff became a reality in 1973 with Montal as president. A year later Barça would win 5-0 against Real Madrid in the Santiago Bernabéu

  • 1961-1969. A new social dimension

    The Club increases its membership despite the relative lack of success in the 1960s. On 17 January 1968, president Carreras refers to, for the first time, Barça being 'more than a Club'. Just a few months later comes the tragic death of Julio César Benítez

  • 1950-1961 Kubala’s era

    The Club doubles its membership and Camp Nou is built and opened during the presidency of Francesc Miró-Sans on 24 September 1957. It is also the decade of Ladislao Kubala, one of the most important figures in the Club's history

  • 1939-1950. Years of perseverance

    Harsh repression and reprisals carried out by the civilian and military authorities in the post-Civil War years threatened the very existence of the Club. César Rodríguez and Mariano Martín were the leaders of a team that claimed its first European title

  • 1930-1939. Struggling against history

    The decade of the 1930s was marked by political instability and crisis in general that could not fail to affect FC Barcelona. The league championship was suspended between 1936 and 1939 due to the Civil War and so Barça claimed victory in the Mediterranean League

  • 1919-1930. A Golden Age

    The team begins to collect silverware and the players begin to earn a name for themselves amongst the general public. The Club comes of age as it wins its first league title in the season 1928/29 as success brings a change of stadium, Les Corts being the Club's new home

  • 1909-19. First proper home

    From having 201 members in 1909, 10 years later the Club had some 2,973 members. That growth allowed the Club to acquire its first real home ground. It also saw the emergence of the first Barça superstar, Paulino Alcántara, the Club's all time top goalscorer until the arrival of one Leo Messi

  • 1899 -1909 Foundation and Survival

    The adventure undertaken in the creation of FC Barcelona in the year 1899 by a group of young Catalans and foreigners living in Catalonia was a consequence of the process of expansion in the playing of football and other sports with British roots across mainland Europe