15 Facts About Barcelona Femeni


Futbol Club Barcelona Femeni, commonly referred to as Barca Femeni, is a Spanish professional women's football team based in Barcelona, Catalonia.

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Domestically, Barcelona Femeni has won a record 18 trophies: 7 Primera Division, 9 Copas de la Reina, and two Spanish Supercups titles, as well as being the record holder for all those competitions, converting it the most successful club in Spanish women's football.

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Since the club's professionalization in 2015, Barcelona Femeni has become Spain's most successful team in the UEFA Women's Champions League.

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Barcelona Femeni plays its home games at Johan Cruyff Stadium in Sant Joan Despi, and occasionally at the Camp Nou.

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FC Barcelona Femeni belongs to one of the four professional football clubs in Spain whose legal entity is not that of a sports corporation, as its ownership rests with its memberships, called socis.

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Match, played under the name Seleccion Ciudad de Barcelona Femeni, was a charity match organised by Radio Nacional to raise funds for local children's hospitals.

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In 1988, Club Femeni Barcelona, which was sponsored by FC Barcelona, was a founding member of the Liga Nacional, the first women's league recognized by the RFEF.

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In 2001, the Spanish League was rebranded into the Superliga Femenina, but Barcelona were not accepted into the top division due to their poor results in the previous season.

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Barcelona Femeni returned to the Superliga in 2008, and between 2009 and 2011, they consolidated themselves in top positions in the league table.

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Around this same time period, Barcelona forged a domestic rivalry with Atletico Madrid Femenino.

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On 17 March, 2019, Barcelona Femeni defeated Atletico at the Wanda Metropolitano in a match that broke the world record for attendance at a women's club football match with 60,739 attendees.

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In doing so, Barcelona Femeni became the first ever club to have been European champions in both men's and women's football.

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Amidst this success, Barcelona Femeni announced manager Lluis Cortes was set to stay for two more years.

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In doing so, Barcelona Femeni completed the quadruple of the league, the Copa de la Reina, the UEFA Women's Champions League and the Supercup.

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On transfer deadline day – 7 September 2022, Barcelona Femeni broke the world record for a transfer fee in women's football when they signed English midfielder Keira Walsh from Manchester City for €470,000 in a three year deal.

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