The Barça number 7 synonymous with goals

The Barça number 7 synonymous with goals

Antoine Griezmann is the new owner of a shirt number worn in the past by the likes of Saviola, Larsson, David Villa and Pedro

We would say that the Barça number 7 means goals. Now it is the turn of Antoine Griezmann, third top scorer last season for the blaugranes to become the latest occupant. 

We take a quick look at some previous owners of the shirt. 

 Luis Figo (1995-2000)

With the number 7 on his back the Portuguese winger scored 45 goals in 249 games. 

Alfonso Pérez (2000-2001)

In his short stay with Barça the Madrid born striker wore the number 7 before passing it on to Javier Saviola. 

En su paso efímero por el FC Barcelona, ​​el delantero madrileño fue el propietario del dorsal 7 durante un curso; en el siguiente año de azulgrana, le pasaría el relevo a Saviola.

Javier Saviola (2001-2004)

In the summer of 2001 the Argentine arrived from River Plate. The striker donned the number 7 shirt and scored 60 goals in 146 matches as a Barça player. 

Henrik Larsson (2004-2006)

The man who is now second assistant coach to Ronald Koeman wore the number 7 in his spell at Barça as a player. 19 goals in 54 appearances was his record in the shirt. 


Eidur Gudjohnsen (2006-2010)

The Icelandic striker landed from Chelsea and scored 19 times in 114 matches. 

David Villa (2010-2013)

David 'Guaje' Villa is one of the most prolific former owners of the shirt. 48 goals in 119 matches, including one in the 2011 Champions League final tell their own story. 

Pedro Rodríguez (2013-2015)

After the departure of David Villa, Pedro swapped the number 17 for the number 7. In 105 appearances he found the net 31 times. 

Arda Turan (2015-2018)

The Turkish international wore the number 7 in all 55 appearances in a Barça shirt, scoring 15 goals. 

Philippe Coutinho (2018/19)

The talented Brazilian inherited the number 7 shirt when he signed for Barça. Coutinho scored 11 goals in 54 matches. 

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