Joan Gamper: The Man who Invented Barça

From its very origins, FC Barcelona has always been ‘more than a club’. Owned and operated by fans, this symbol of Catalan culture was surprisingly founded by a Swiss immigrant. But who was Joan Gamper? How did he transform FC Barcelona from a group of friends playing football together into a ‘dream team’, capable of filling stadiums of tens of thousands? How does his spirit and ideals influence the club today? For the first time, his family open up their family photo albums and immerse us in Gamper’s private world and the early years of the Barça. We also hear from leading figures in the club today.


  • Year: 2018
  • Duration: 52 mins
  • Production: Lavinia Audiovisual, Point Prod
  • Director: Noel Tortajada
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA, GER
  • Country of production: Spain


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