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21 YEARS WITHOUT FALLING IN PHASE OF GROUPS

The reality of the Barcelona: 17 years ago it left to be a team of Europe League

Published:9/12/2021 - 08:44h

Updated:9/12/2021 - 09:19h

The Europe League will be the new front for the Barcelona, with an entry and caché considerably lower to the of habit

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The Barcelona fell in front of the Bayern Munich 3-0 in Germany and remained deleted of the Champions League. 21 years afterwards the team culé remains out of eighth and returns to the Europe League to contest the second competition to European level, that does not treat to despise, but is not the tournament in which it would have to play the club and therefore it was not in the same from the 03/04.

From that situation the things changed a lot because that season 03/04 was the beginning of the big was culé in the world-wide football, the first season of Laporta and also the debut of Ronaldinho like Barcelona player. This year, of catharsis, was key in the Barcelona that now odd.

The Brazilian began to encourage to a team that had a lot of doubts and internal fights, but his magic and the management of Laporta marked the start of the glory culé that finished in tripletes and a sextete, in addition to an unforgettable staff that had to Messi like the big leader and world-wide reference.

Two years after the beginning of that project heaved the orejona when winning to the Arsenal in the final. Belletti And Eto´or went the heroes of the night in which any of the players gave by defeated, playing with an idea and leaving the footprint of the way that followed during long in the institution.

Now at all it is at least seemed, because the club is by the flat in the sportive, the economic and also the emotional, with a lot of doubts and defeats that have left by the way to other so many names called to triumph, in addition to others that are still in the staff but neither give the size, leaving a lot of work by in front.

What lacking

21 years of that last disappearance of eighth, 17 from his last in the Europe League and deleted by the Celtic, but with recoverable finances. Now, in a competition in which they will have to cross with the Seville, the things will not be so simple for the Barcelona, neither for Laporta, neither for Xavi, names that will follow sounding a lot in the next months.

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