Born in 1998, Marc Cucurella arrived at FC Barcelona in the summer of 2012 from RCD Espanyol. The left back featured in the 2016/17 season for the U19A side, winning the league with the team and also forming part of the squad that came close to reaching the final of the UEFA Youth League.
In the same season he made his debut for the Barça B team, cementing a regular place in the starting line up towards the end of the campaign in which Gerard López’s team gained promotion to the Second Division A. The defender from Alella, a town just outside Barcelona, has been a Spanish international at U16, U17 and U19 level.
Marc Cucurella is a left back who stands out for his reliability and his competitiveness. He knows when to get forward without forgetting about his defensive duties and is known for his pace and commitment.