Ansu Fati alone left a mark when he constantly set records in La Liga as well as the Champions League. From no valuation, the young striker is now worth 40 million euros after 3 months.
After the generation of Lionel Messi, Gerard Pique, the only product of the La Masia oven to gain a foothold in the first team only Sergi Roberto. The young training center has been rated as one of Europe’s leading, giving birth to a generation of system that ruled the old continental football is gradually forgotten.
In 2008, coach Pep Guardiola officially took over Barca from Frank Rijkaard. Since then, the Spanish strategist has taken this team from success to victory. In 4 years of coach Guardiola in power, Barca won 2 Champions League titles. Ba La Liga and dozens of other unprecedented records with the famous tiki-taka style.
In a 4-0 win over Levante in La Liga in 2012, Barca debuted with a team of 11 players from La Masia. Two years earlier, the last three candidates for FIFA Ballon D’or were all from La Masia: Messi, Xavi and Iniesta. At that time, the percentage of players from La Masia in the first team to Barca reached 68 percent, a terrible number.
Not only in Barca, La Masia also made his influence on the Spanish team. Under Vicente Del Bosque, “La Roja” won the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012 with a captivating tiki-taka.
However, the majority of mature players have since tended to brighten up the stronger teams. With La Masia, they do something special when helping Barca and Spain to reap much success based on the mature framework from the training furnace. However, this cycle of success does not last forever.
As a result, they again reached the top of Europe in the 2014/15 season.
Things have gotten worse since 2016, when Josep Maria Bartomeu became the new president of Barca. Unlike his predecessors Joan Laporta or Sandro Rossell, Bartomeu prefers to bring in blockbuster deals.