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FC Barcelona

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.

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