FC Barcelona is the city’s most famous institution, making its name well-known throughout the world. Described by many as the best team in the world, it was founded in 1899 by Joan Gamper.
One of the main features of FC Barcelona lies in its multi-sports approach, with areas dedicated to basketball, handball, ice hockey and 5-a-side football. Among the five disciplines, the club has won 34 Champions League titles (Euroleague in basketball), making it one of the most successful clubs in Europe. All of these awards can be seen at the Museo del Barça, the most visited museum in the city.
The world's top players have worn the blue and scarlet strip of this Catalan club, most notably: Ladislao Kubala, Johan Cruyff, Johan Neeskens, Diego Armando Maradona, Romário, Ronaldo, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho, Samuel Eto’o and the five-time Golden Ball winner, Leo Messi.