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Barça win the Spanish Cup at Camp Nou / MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

The month of June is upon us and for that reason it is time to take a look back at the last 31 days. With the double already in the bag, FC Barcelona have the Champions League final still to come, a trophy that the roller hockey and handball sides have already claimed this season. Below, we run through the highlights at Barça of the month of May:

1 May: Leo Messi, 10 years and 403 goals. The Argentine star celebrates a decade since his first ever goal for Barça in official competition. The blaugrana took advantage of a great pass from Ronaldinho to make it 2-0 against Albacete.


3 May: The Barça roller hockey side European Champions. Ricard Muñoz’s team recorded another European trophy following an impeccable Final Four in which they overcame Vic 4-3 in the final. It was the 21st European League title for the section.


5 May: Pep Guardiola ahead of his return to Camp Nou: “For me it is not a normal game.” Furthermore, it was the first meeting between Luis Enrique and Guardiola as coaches. The two had been team mates for five seasons at FC Barcelona.


6 May: “Messi and Neymar take Barça closer to Berlin,” the match report from the first leg of the semi-finals of the Champions League against Bayern. Messi scored a wonderful goal that you can follow in a sequence of photos by clicking on the image below:


9 May: Neymar reached 50 goals in a Barça shirt. The Brazilian reached the landmark figure against Real Sociedad in the 2-0 victory in only his 87th game for the blaugranes. 


12 May: #HalloBerlin, FC Barcelona make it to the Champions League final. The blaugranes made it through despite losing 3-2 in the second leg of the semi-final against Bayern. They will make their fourth appearance in the final in the last ten years


13 May: The skills of the Women’s A team. A series of videos in which the team coached by Xavi Llorens show off their ability. In the first Jennifer Hermoso, Virginia Torrecilla and Mariona Caldentey give a masterclass with the ball at their feet. In the second video Melanie Serrano and Sonia Bermúdez compete to see who can score most goals from a corner. Finally, in the third Alexia Putellas and Marta Unzué set themselves the challenge of seeing who can hit the crossbar.


17 May: League Champions in the Calderón! A brilliant goal from Leo Messi gave the team the win they needed to claim their 23rd league title. This was how they celebrated on the way back to Barcelona.


21 May: Xavi Hernández announces that he is leaving Barça at the end of the season. “It is the moment to leave,” stated the midfielder in a press conference. On the Saturday against Deportivo La Coruña in the league, the Club paid tribute to the man from Terrassa. Check out our special on Xavi’s farewell.


30 May: The Cup is ours! The trophy stayed at Camp Nou after the 3-1 victory over Athletic in the final. It is the 27th time that Barça have claimed the title, making them undoubtedly the King of the Cups.


31 May: The Barça handball team are once again dominant in Europe. The blaugranes win the Champions League thanks to a 28-23 victory over Veszprem in the final.

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