Barcelona’s Seven Secrets to Success

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What are seven secrets to Barcelona’s success on the football field? How does Barcelona have so much success on the football field?

By Simon Kuper

As huge Barcelona fans we really enjoyed this article by Simon Kuper and learning more about their unique style of play – we are hoping we can link to the original article – below is the intro to the piece:

We all see that Barcelona are brilliant. The only problem is understanding just how they do it. That’s where my friend Albert Capellas comes in. Whenever he and I run into each other somewhere in Europe, we talk about Barça.

Not many people know the subject better. Capellas is now assistant manager at Vitesse Arnhem in Holland, but before that he was coordinator of Barcelona’s great youth academy, the Masia.

He helped bring a boy named Sergio Busquets from a rough local neighborhood to Barcelona. He trained Andres Iniesta and Victor Valdes in their youth teams. In all, Capellas worked nine years for his hometown club….

Update: Full article is owned by Simon Kuper. Waiting to see if we can post a link to the rest of the Barcelona article.

Simon Kuper is the author perhaps best known for this soccer book: Soccernomics: Why England Loses, Why Spain, Germany, and Brazil Win, and Why the US, Japan, Australia, Turkey-and Even Iraq-Are Destined to Become the Kings of the World’s Most Popular Sport

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