The Aldo Rovira Trophy (Premio Aldo Rovira) is a trophy awarded by Futbol Club Barcelona to its best player of the season and it is decided by a jury composed of board of directors and heads of sport in Catalan media. The award was created in 2010 in memory of the son of former FC Barcelona director, Josep Lluis Rovira, who died in a car/traffic accident one year earlier.
Lionel Messi won the inaugural prize for the season held in 2009–10 and he has also won the award on a record six occasions.
|2010–11||Lionel Messi (2)||Forward||Argentina|
|2012–13||Lionel Messi (3)||Forward||Argentina|
|2014–15||Lionel Messi (4)||Forward||Argentina|
|2016–17||Lionel Messi (5)||Forward||Argentina|
|2017–18||Lionel Messi (6)||Forward||Argentina|
|2019–20||Marc-André ter Stegen||Goalkeeper||Germany|
|2020–21||Alexia Putellas||Midfielder||Spain||[ citation needed ]|
Futbol Club Barcelona, commonly referred to as Barcelona and colloquially known as Barça, is a professional football club based in Barcelona, Spain, that competes in La Liga, the top flight of Spanish football.
In Spanish football, the Trofeo Pichichi is awarded by the sports newspaper Marca to the top goalscorer of each La Liga season. Named after the Athletic Bilbao striker Rafael "Pichichi" Moreno, the trophy has been awarded annually since the 1952–53 season. All top scorers who preceded the award's creation were retroactively named Pichichi winners by Marca. Since the 2014–15 season, the top scorer of the Liga Iberdrola is also awarded the Pichichi Trophy.
Luis Enrique Martínez García, known as Luis Enrique, is a Spanish professional football manager and former player. He is the current head coach of the Spain national team. He is widely considered as one of the best managers in the world.
Joan Laporta i Estruch is a Spanish politician and current president of FC Barcelona.
Lionel Andrés Messi, also known as Leo Messi, is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and captains the Argentina national team. Often considered the best player in the world and widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Messi has won a record seven Ballon d'Or awards, a record six European Golden Shoes, and in 2020 was named to the Ballon d'Or Dream Team. Until leaving the club in 2021, he had spent his entire professional career with Barcelona, where he won a club-record 35 trophies, including ten La Liga titles, seven Copa del Rey titles and four UEFA Champions Leagues. A prolific goalscorer and creative playmaker, Messi holds the records for most goals in La Liga (474), a La Liga and European league season (50), most hat-tricks in La Liga (36) and the UEFA Champions League (8), and most assists in La Liga (192), a La Liga season (21) and the Copa América (17). He also holds the record for most international goals by a South American male (81). Messi has scored over 750 senior career goals for club and country, and has the most goals by a player for a single club.
The Joan Gamper Trophy or Joan Gamper Cup is an annual friendly football match held in August, before the start of FC Barcelona's La Liga season, where top division clubs from Europe compete against them. The competition is hosted by FC Barcelona at the Camp Nou stadium and is named in honour of Joan Gamper, a founding member, player, and later president of the club. The competition was inaugurated in 1966 by Enric Llaudet, one of Gamper's successors as club president. The trophy itself is an 800-gram (1.8 lb) silver cup with five micrometres of gold finishing, on top of a 10-kilogram (22 lb) marble plinth base.
Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a striker for Spanish club Atlético Madrid and the Uruguay national team. Known for his passing, finishing and comfort with the ball, he is regarded as one of the best players of his generation, and one of the greatest strikers of all time, Suárez has won nineteen major trophies in his career, including seven league titles and a UEFA Champions League at club level, as well as the 2011 Copa América with Uruguay. Suárez has won two European Golden Shoes, an Eredivisie Golden Boot, a Premier League Golden Boot, and the Pichichi Trophy. He has scored over 500 career goals for club and country.
Trofeo EFE is an annual football award given by the EFE news agency since the 1990–91 season to the best Latin-American player in Spanish football. Recipients are selected based on assessments from the agency's sports editors.
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The Alfredo Di Stéfano Trophy is an annual association football award presented by Spanish sports newspaper Marca to the best footballer of La Liga. The award is named after famous footballer Alfredo Di Stéfano. The first edition of the trophy was held in 2007–08. Lionel Messi has won the award a record seven times.
The La Liga Awards, previously known as the LFP Awards, are presented annually by the Liga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional (known as the Liga de Football Profesional to the best players and coach in La Liga, the highest division of association football in Spain. They should not be confused with other similar awards associated with sports newspaper Marca. Established in the 2008–09 season, they are the first official awards in the history of the Spanish competition. La Liga's best coach and player in each position—goalkeeper, defender, midfielder, and forward—are chosen based on a voting by the captain and vice-captains of each club, while the best player overall is determined via statistical analysis.
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The 2014–15 season was Futbol Club Barcelona's 115th in existence and the club's 84th consecutive season in the top flight of Spanish football. It was one of the most successful seasons in the club's history as they clinched the Treble by winning La Liga, Copa del Rey and the UEFA Champions League. By doing so, the Catalans became the first European team to twice win the domestic double as well as the highest continental tournament, after winning their first treble in the 2008–09 season. Barcelona's success was due to a large extent to their formidable forward trio composed of Lionel Messi, Neymar and summer signing Luis Suárez, who scored an unprecedented total of 122 goals in all competitions to become the trio with most goals in Spanish football history. This was also the first season under head coach Luis Enrique.
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