The Illustrated History of FC Barcelona

By Guillem Balagué (Author)


Format Hardcover, Jacketed



The Illustrated History of FC Barcelona

by Guillem Balagué



Barnes and Noble Indiebound
A club-endorsed book celebrating the rich history of FC Barcelona, one of the world’s most important soccer clubs. Now updated to include the 2017–18 season!
Barça: The Illustrated History of FC Barcelona chroniclesthe rise of the most dominant soccer team in the modern era. Not only have they won everything there is to win in recent times, they do so with a style, panache, and brio that has never been seen in world soccer. They excite fans across the globe, making household names of Xavi, Messi, Iniesta, Suarez, and others. Along with profiles of Barça’s legendary players and important figures, this officially endorsed book traces the club’s history from its formation in 1899 through the trials and tribulation of growth, the battle to emerge from the shadow—politically and sportingly—of Madrid, the blossoming of the club in the 1960s, European glory in the 1980s and ‘90s, and their ascension to superpower of world soccer.

Guillem Balagué is a fixture in Sky Sports’ coverage of Spanish soccer, and is also the UK correspondent for El Larguero, Spain’s most popular sports radio show, attracting some 1.5 million listeners. His work appears regularly in The Times and The Observer and in Champions magazine, where he writes a regular column. His books include the bestselling A Season on the Brink and Pep Guardiola: Another Way of Winning (both Orion). He lives in London and Barcelona.

Pub Date: 11/20/2018

ISBN: 9781787391307

Price: $45.00

Format: Hardcover, Jacketed

Pages: 208 pages, 170 color & b-w photos

Trim: 9 x 11 Inches

Territories: US Only

Category: Sports / Soccer

Publisher: Carlton Books