FC Barcelona is one of the most popular international football clubs and has its fan spread all over the globe. With every passing season, the fans of FC Barcelona get new facts to update themselves with and this often proves to be quiet a mean task. Here are a few FC Barcelona facts for the fans to update themselves with.
As the year 2016 paved a way for 2017, the Barça fans have much to rejoice about. Not only have the club proved their strategy to be a substantial one against the numerous criticism they received, but they have also retained their reputation of being one of the best and most popular international clubs. The team makes its way through the La Liga to retain its crown and leaves some new FC Barcelona facts from the bygone year for its fans.
· In the year 2016, FC Barcelona has made its fans proud by picking up three main international titles. The team has successfully picked up The Spanish Super Cup, The Copa Del Ray and La Liga.
· In the year that has gone by, FC Barcelona has played a total of fifty nine matches, out of which it has won a majority of forty four matches. Though the team has had a good streak of victories, it has lost seven matches and had a draw on eight matches.
· The players have not only made the fans proud but also the coach, Luis Enrique proud by scoring 174 goals and keeping an average of 2.94 goals per game. However, the Catalans did let in forty three goals across all the competitions together.
· In most of their matches, FC Barcelona follows a 4-3-3 formation. This has made a way for more goals being notched up by the three attacking players. A whooping number of 120 goals out of total 174 has been scored by the three strikers- Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez. Of those three, Messi has been the highest scorer with 51 goals and is closely followed by Luis Suárez who has scored 48 goals. These two star players are followed by Neymar Jr who has scored 21 goals for FC Barcelona.
· Not only has the strikers done a notable job but other team members also played their role as well, with Sergio Busquets making consistent and noteworthy contribution. The player, as statistics shows, has played a role in most of the passes while taking the number of attempted goals by him to 3403 out of which, 3082 were successful.
· FC Barcelona has provided its fans with quite a few goal fests to cheer for. The club won at the Riazor with an 8-0 score and celebrated a 7-0 victory against Valencia in the semifinals. The Copa Del Ray saw the team claim a win over Hercules with a 7-0 score as well.
· The Barça coach has used thirty eight players till date in all of the competitions and sixteen out of these thirty eight players have made it to the score sheet.
FC Barcelona keeps on giving its fans new achievements as well as players to cherish and this trend will surely be kept alive as hinted by the coach when he allowed six new players to make their debut for Barcelona this season.