These are the Latin American footballers who have left their mark on FC Barcelona

Thanks to the arrival of Arturo Vidal to the culé cast, we want to remember the history of some Latin American players who excelled in the Blaugrana institution

These are the Latin American footballers who have left their mark on FC Barcelona

After the presentation of Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal as a new reinforcement of FC Barcelona, ​​in LatinAmerican Post we remember the Latin players who have had more importance in the last thirty years in the institution Blaugrana.

The names go from Lionel Messi to the legendary Argentine Diego Armando Maradona. The first player could be considered the most important of all in this club, for the amount of titles he has obtained.

Lio Messi

Argentine Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini is not only the most important Latin American of the Blaugrana squad, but for many, he is the most important player in the history of the club. The Argentine has 32 titles, among them there are eight Leagues of Spain, four Champions Leagues, four Club World Cups, and five Copas del Rey. Messi has also won five gold balls, which accredit his success, according to the team's web portal.

Beyond the awards the Latin American player has received in the last 14 years, Messi has become an example not only sports but also in cultural and social contexts. His performance with Barcelona ​​has led him to win the admiration of millions of media and fans for his style of play and especially for his sense of belonging to a shirt as big as Barcelona’s.


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'El Pelusa' Maradona

Barcelona has always had the ability and skill to hire extravagant stars. One of the most emblematic cases took place in the 90s with the signing of Diego Armando Maradona. A footballer who, despite not having had the desired success in the Spanish squad due to controversies and injuries, was dressed as a Barça player. In this team, Maradona had his first flashes of greatness.

The specialized portal CeleBreak states that "for many, there is no doubt that Diego Maradona is the best footballer in history and his genius could be admired for the first time with Barca's jersey and, 58 goals in 38 games, with 1 League Cup and a Copa del Rey are living proof of that".

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Luis Suárez

The most recent success of Barcelona has been marked by the presence of many Latin players, and the Uruguayan Luis Suarez, still part of the team, has been one of those names of weight that has contributed to take the team to glory.

According to Telesur, Suárez has 11 titles in total, including "1 Champions League, 1 Super European Cup, and 1 Club World Cup, plus three Leagues of Spain and one Golden Boot of Europe (2010)".



For many, the magical and cheerful player in the history of football is also Brazilian Ronaldinho. The footballer came to FC Barcelona in times of little success, in 2003, and he returned the team to the glory.

The list of "legends" of the Barcelona portal also refers to "Dinho" and emphasizes that he was in charge of leading the project of the Dutch Frank Rijkaard. During this period, they achieved two leagues and one Champions League. After six seasons, and after having served as the sponsor of the then young Leo Messi, "Dinho" left the club with honors and 110 goals in 250 games.

It is important to note that beyond the class left by players like Ronaldo and Ronaldinho, there are other Brazilians that stand out, such as Romario, Rivaldo, Dani Alves, Neymar. They also knew how to make their mark on the institution.


Ronaldo Nazário

Brazil is one of the nations that has contributed the most to FC Barcelona and the so-called "phenomenon" Ronaldo Nazário da Lima is one of its most clear references. The player stands out in the list of "legends" published on the official website of the Catalan cast. He is in the list for his great contribution to the team.

"Ronaldo joined Barça in 1996 from PSV Eindhoven with the great scorer vitola. He scored 47 goals in 51 games, some of them memorable, in his only season in Barça, he won a Cup Winners Cup, One Super Cup of Spain, and 1 Copa del Rey ", said the aforementioned portal.



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LatinAmerican Post | Freddy González
Translated from "¡Un orgullo! Los futbolistas latinoamericanos que han dejado su huella en el FC Barcelona"