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FC Barcelona  Achieved The Mark Of 300th Game in Champions League

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This Saturday’s Champions League encounter between FC Barcelona and Napoli is particularly important because it will be the team’s 300th participation in the competition since its restructure in the 1992–93 season.

Barcelona has one of the biggest social media followings of any sports team worldwide and is one of the most highly supported teams worldwide. Twelve Ballon d’Or trophies, including one for Johan Cruyff, and a record-breaking six FIFA World Player of the Year trophies, including ones for Romário, Ronaldo, Rivaldo, and Ronaldinho, have been claimed by Barcelona players. It was an unusual achievement for players from the same football academy when Lionel Messi, Andrés Iniesta, and Xavi—three graduates of the club’s youth academy—were named the world’s top three players in the FIFA Ballon d’Or honours in 2010. In addition, club players have taken home a record-tying eight European Golden Shoe honours.

Record For Barcelona

With 176 victories, 68 ties, and 56 losses in 300 Champions League games, Barça’s record is nothing short of astounding. The group has demonstrated its supremacy on the European scene by maintaining a goal differential of 308 against and 593 for.

Barcelona has participated in 29 of the 33 European Cup tournaments under the current system, demonstrating their regular presence in the Champions League. The club has only been absent from four editions, the most recent being the 2003–04 campaign.

Updates on 300th Match

In the first leg of a Champions League quarterfinal match, a 1-1 draw away from home is never a terrible result, but Barça will be feeling disappointed with their performance after Wednesday’s match.

Xavi Hernandez, the coach of FC Barcelona, believes his team missed a great opportunity to win in Naples on Wednesday night, but things are still looking very well for the return match at the Estadi Olimpic in three weeks.

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This season, Lamine Yamal has been a revelation for Barcelona. Despite being only 16 years old, he has already established himself as an important player of Xavi Hernandez’s first team and has started the last seven games for the team in all competitions.

Following a challenging stretch for the incumbent German champions, who are presently eight points behind Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga championship race, Thomas Tuchel’s departure from Bayern Munich was revealed on Wednesday.