Barcelona, one of the world's most prestigious football clubs, is set to celebrate its 125th anniversary in style. The La Liga giants have unveiled a unique crest to commemorate this momentous occasion.
Since its founding in 1899, Barcelona has undergone an incredible journey, transforming from a local team in Catalonia into a global football powerhouse. The club has amassed an impressive collection of trophies, including 95 in total across all competitions, according to Fotmob data.
The new visual identity to commemorate 125th anniversary 💙❤ pic.twitter.com/0NE0wreNd4— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) December 6, 2023
Barcelona's new anniversary crest
The special anniversary crest features the number 125 prominently displayed in the center, symbolizing the club's remarkable history. The outer ring features the club's name, founding year, and current date.
This unique badge will be used by all Barcelona teams, including football, basketball, volleyball, and ice hockey, throughout the 2024-25 season.
To mark the anniversary, Barcelona's kit supplier Nike will also launch a special edition jersey collection. Footy Headlines has provided a preview of how the new badge will appear on the club's home kit.
Barcelona's home kit with the new crest
We can expect further initiatives and celebrations from Barcelona in the coming weeks as they commemorate this significant milestone in their history.
The club has been graced by some of the greatest names in football throughout its illustrious history, including Lionel Messi, Diego Maradona, Johan Cruyff, and Romario. These legendary players have proudly worn the Barcelona jersey and helped to cement the club's place as one of the most successful and iconic teams in the world.
With a new crest, a special edition kit, and undoubtedly more exciting plans in store, Barcelona is set to celebrate its 125th anniversary in unforgettable fashion.