I have a big enjoyment in football from my early days. I started to enjoy international football match from FIFA world cup 2006, when i was only 8. Two years after then, in 2008 i started to enjoy european club football match. Then i was only 10. At first i enjoyed match whenever i had enough time to enjoiy it. Most of the match , i enjoyed then was form Englisgh premier leage and Spanish la liga. Among different club , the team of Football Club Barcelona under Frank Rijkaard(former Dutch midfielder) was fascinated me most. Although the team was not too successful yet, the game the team played was amazing to me.
However, the next year Pep Guardiola was signed as a manager of Football club Barcelona. And it was the starting of spring season of the team. FCB was most successful under Pep guardiola in their history. In 2008-2009 season, Barcelona was the most successful team not only in their history but also in club football history. In this season they had won all six trophies called sextuple , how much trophies a club win in a season. The team that was made by Frank Rijkaard, transformed to a group of beast that was invincible under Pep Guardiola. I hadn't found any weakness in that team. Victor Valdes under goalpost, Pique, Puyol, Abidal, Dani Alves in defence, Xavi, Iniesta, Busquets in midfiled and Henry, Eto and Messi in attack, what a combination it was!!!!
It was not real, i think it was dream. Barcelona was the first team in club football history to win sextuple. In this year Bayern Munich has won sextuple. Barcelona and Bayern Munich are the only two team to win sextuple in club football history ever. But in this two team I will take Barcelona's team of 2008-2009 after comparison between the two. I see some weakness in present Bayern team but the Barcelona team then was almost flawless.
After 2011-2012 season, perhaps football club Barcelona's most successful manager Pep Guardiola went Bayern Munich as a manager of the team after a successful period in Barcelona. And in this season Messi broke the record to do most goal in a calender year. He goal 91 time totally. This is the record in football history.
After Pep departure, Tito Vilanova was selected as Barcelona's manager in 2012. In the next year he was sacked and Gerardo Martino was selected. Again after one year Barcelona's board sacked him and Luis Enrique was selected as manager in may 2014. We saw the MSN trio in his time and on of the strongest team in club football after Pep. After Pep, it is Enrique who was most successful in this decade. But when Luis departed Barcelona in may 2017, Barcelona started to lose his glorious past. In the mean time many experienced and skilled player like Xavi, Mascherano, Iniesta, Neymar etc. departed barcelona. Mismanagement for years, absence of good planned act and for many bad reason they was may be unsuccessful. Though they managed to win leage but they were very vulnerable particularly in Uefa Champions Leage. In 2018, 2019 and 2020 they palyed in Champoions leage just like a group of kids. It was fully unexpected from a team like Barcelona.
I am a die hard fan of Barcelona. It was sorrowful to me to see such situation of my favourite team. And even in 2021 they played against PSG in Champions Leage and concede 4 goal in first leg at home ground. Can you imagine that???
After Luis Enrique, Ernesto Valverde was manager. But i don't think his tactics was suitable for Barcelona. He was replaced by Setien. Setien was not such a manager to manage the team like Barcelona. He was also sacked after six month of selection. Now Ronald Koeman is the manager of Barcelona. I hope he will take Barcelona to the moon again. He is a Barcelona legend.
I am eagerly awaiting for years to see the Barcelona team unstopable like 2008-2012. It will be a great pleasure to me if i really see this once again.
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