Josep Lluís Núñez boasted in his last Assembly at the front of the club. “We have made the best club in the world, no doubt. And who claims otherwise is that you do not want the Boat.” It was in July of 2000, when he left the position by choice, 22 years after having been proclaimed president in may 1978, with the endorsement of two players, Cruyff and Rexach.
it Was a chair very populist who won three elections, in 1978 in front of Ferran Ariño and Casaus, in April of 1989 in front of Sixte Cambra, and in July 1997 in front of Angel Fernandez, and renewed its mandate on three occasions in an automatic way because it is not presented with any other candidate. In addition, survived a motion of censure in march of 1998.
Nunez tried to rid the club of complex, true to its first slogan electoral: Per a Barça triomfant (By a Barca triumphant). At the same time, is obsessed by providing the club of robustness economic, based also on the austerity. The first hits were scarce but apoteósicos, case of the cup winners ' cup in Basel in 1979 or your first League, Terry Venables in 1985. The best results came at the Camp Nou with the stage of the 'Dream Team' of Cruyff, the four successive titles and the European Cup at Wembley.
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The Barcelona, during their 22 years in office, amounted to 140 official titles. Núñez founded The Farmhouse, remodeled and expanded the Camp Nou, built the Mini Estadi, bought the land on which he then erected the Ciudad Deportiva Joan Gamper in Sant Joan Despí, remodeled the Palau Blaugrana, and projected an ambitious urban planning around the Camp Nou, known as İmajbet Barça, 2000 which could not carry out. With it, you also multiplied the number of partners, 77,000 to over 106,000, and peñas, 96 1,300.
Potentiated in an extraordinary way sections. Until their arrival to the presidency, the basketball team had only won a League, in 1959. With Antoni Serra as a coach and the arrival of a fabulous generation of players such as Epi, Solozábal, Sibilio, De la Cruz and Ansa, the Barcelona broke the stranglehold of Real Madrid Lolo Sainz, who was going to the Pedro Ferrándiz. The club won the League in 1981 and 1983. Shortly after the barca team, with Manolo Flores as coach, won its first major european title, the cup winners ' cup, after defeating in the final to Zalgiris of Sabonis. Bet then by Aíto García Reneses, as a coach, and, with major signings such as the Andrés Jiménez, and the hatching of the Masters, and after Juan Carlos Navarro and Pau Gasol won almost everything. Your unfinished business was the Euroleague. The team stumbled repeatedly before the Jugoplastika and could not be crowned champion of the European Cup up until 2003 in the Palau Sant Jordi, three years after the resignation of Núñez as president.
handball barca became the world leader. With Valero Rivera at the helm, the team won six European Cups, five european cup winners cup and 13 League. The roller hockey had already won some leagues before that Núñez was elected president, but from then on, your domain will be emphasized and extended to the European Cup, with nine titles from 1979 until 2000.
In the last assembly, in July of that year, standing on the stage and in front of the titles earned during his term, boasted that the template at that time was valued at 50,000 million pesetas, and the heritage of the club had grown from 13 million in 1978 when it released the charge to the 12.511. “If our public comes to us with banners already prepared and sheets to go against our own team... But that is nothing but the culmination of a war that already 22 years ago that lasts. It is not worth. I know what I had to do to manage Barcelona without the support of the government and with a constant opposition. It is impossible to get more of what I have done,” said the man who bequeathed the nuñismo in inheritance.