The Futbol Club Barcelona, also known as Barça, is one of the biggest football clubs in the world with many fans all over the globe and over 170,000 registered members. The club is a symbol of the region Catalonia and is the worlds second-richest football club in terms of revenue, just behind their biggest rivals Real Madrid. The club from the Spanish Primera División is also the most-successful Spanish club in terms of overall official titles won.
The club was founded by a group of Swiss, English and Catalan footballers in 1899 and its fan base is growing ever since. The club is also known for its social engagement which the club motto “Més que un club” (more than just a club) tries to reflect.
Since its foundation the club basically won every title there is to win for a football club in Europe. The FCB today upholds the record in most cup wins and has won the second-most league titles in Spain. With the league, the cup and the UEFA Champions League victory in 2009 the club became the first Spanish club to win the Triple, hence winning the three most important club trophies in just one single season. With the following victories in the UEFA Super Cup, Spanish Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup Barça became the first club to win six trophies within only a year.