Carles Puyol is arguably one of the best players in the history of football. He plays for the FC Barcelona and has a solid reputation of being the team’s backbone. Carles has been a complete match winner for his team, and his role as a defender has been one of the most promising ones.
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FC Barcelona is one of the world’s most famous and successful football teams. The club was formed in 1899 by Joan Gamper, a Swiss player, with the help of English and Spanish players, most notably Catalans. FC Barcelona is treasured by Catalans, who refer to it as ‘mes que en club’, meaning ‘more than a club’. Indeed, the team represents Catalonia as an autonomous region of Spain and is run by the fans themselves, based on a membership shares scheme.
Camp Nou has been the home of FC Barcelona since the early fifties. The stadium is located in Barcelona, Spain. Most of the matches which are played at the stadium are organised by UEFA. In terms of size, the stadium is currently the largest in Europe.
A native of Barcelona and known from Madrid to Mumbai, Sandro Rosell is the current president of FC Barcelona. In 2003 FC Barcelona held presidential elections. During this time, Sandro Rosell acted as senior advisor to Joan Laporta. One of the things that is he is most well-known for, however, is introducing Ronaldinho to Camp Nou during the same year as the presidential elections. Sandro Rosell is also close to the manager of the team, Tito Vilanova.