The friendly game between the two European giant have brought a new record of the second highest attendance in Wembley Stadium, London England. All the way from Spain, FC Barcelona experienced a totally different crowd as the stadium was well filled with English (Liverpool) supports.
Lionel Messi turned 29 years old today (24th June, 2016). Since his debut for FC Barcelona, the Argentine have played 531 official matches and scored 453 goals in the official matches. He have won for Barca 375 game, drew 75 games and lost 61 games. Here’s a brief history of Messi’s career.
It is clear that Luis Enrique’s Barca team is not ready to back down in any tournament as it seems they are the favorite in the Spanish La Liga, Copa del Rey and even the Champions League which no team have carried back to back. With an extremely tasking January, FC Barcelona played nine games just in the month of January.
With the relentless effort of Messi, Suarez and Neymar (MSN), the Barca team have gone unbeaten for 23 consecutive games which is a huge step for the team to secure more trophies to name. Not just Barca will enjoy from this continuous win but Luis Enrique. The last time the team lost was against Sevilla in October 2015.
In November 2015, the European governing body UEFA published a comprehensive list of nominees for the UEFA team of the year 2015 on their official website. Today, the governing body published the final result and five Barca players made the UEFA team of the year 2015. Of all the 40 players nominated, only the best 11 players in the respective positions on the pitch were represented here.
Espanyol’s Cornella-El Prat Stadium also known as Power8 Stadium (in English) was first opened in 2009 and since then, it has hosted six derby games against FC Barcelona. Based on the history of the games, Espanyol is yet to win a game in the Power8 Stadium.
It is without a doubt that FC Barcelona is still the best attacking club side in the world as they broke Real Madrid’s record of highest number of goals in a single calendar year. The year 2014 is one of Real Madrid’s best year as they scored the highest number of goals in the year, Ronaldo being the highest goal scorer of last season’s campaign and winning the Ballon d’Or.Of course it Barca’s turn and FC Barcelona have done theirs in style.