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Allan Simonsen, the Danish goalscorer

The first player to move from Mönchengladbach to FC Barcelona was the Dane, who joined Barça in 1979. The striker played at Borussia's old ground, Bökelberg, for seven years and won the Golden Boot in 1977 during his spell at the German club. He went on to make 98 appearances scoring 31 goals over a three year spell at the Catalan club.

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Patrik Andersson, the second arrival

The Swedish centre back arrived from Bayern Munich in 2001. He played for Barça 19 times over the following three seasons. Before these two spells Andersson had spent six seasons at Mönchengladbach. During his time with the German team, the centre back played 154 games, scored ten goals and won the German Cup in 1995.

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Robert Enke, Barça's first German goalkeeper

The player signed for FC Barcelona in 2002 from Benfica. However, he only managed to make three appearances. Before this he had played for Borussia Mönchengladbach, between 1996 and 1999, playing 32 games prior to joining the Portuguese club.

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Ter Stegen, the man in possession

The German keeper arrived for the 2014-15 season and is in his third year at the Catalan club. Ter Stegen signed from Mönchengladbach, the team he joined when he was four years old and left for Barça following a 20 year spell with the Bundesliga club.

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