Tickets for the FC Barcelona match of La Liga Day 11 at Camp Nou, on October 23 (9:00 pm).
Facts about the rival
Athletic Club de Bilbao, or simply Athletic, was founded in 1898. The team from the city of Bilbao is the only one, apart from FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, that has played in all the editions of the First Division of La Liga, since it was created in 1928. It is also one of the 4 Spanish clubs that, at the moment, is not a public limited company, that is, it belongs to its members. One of the main characteristics of the Basque club is that it only allows players born or trained in football in the Basque Country, Navarra or the French Basque Country to play for its team. Athletic is the second Spanish team that has won the most King's (Spanish) Cup (23), only surpassed by FC Barcelona, and has been first in the La Liga table 8 times. Internationally, their greatest achievements have been the 2 runners-up in the Europe League (formerly the UEFA Cup), in the 1976/1977 and 2011/2012 seasons. Athletic occupies fifth place in the historical classification of the First Division and is the third Spanish club with the highest number of official titles (35).
Last matches between FC Barcelona and Athletic Club de Bilbao
Last season (2021/2022) FC Barcelona won 4:0 at the Camp Nou, and the match between Catalans and Basques played at San Mamés ended in a draw (1:1).