Reigning Spanish La Liga, UEFA Champions League and FIFA World Club Cup champions FC Barcelona have received their FIFA World Champions 2011 badge. It will appear on Barca’s match shirts until the 2012 FIFA World Club Cup champions are crowned in December.
FC Barcelona Nike 2011/12 home and away jerseys featuring the FIFA World Champions 2011 badge are now available at the World Soccer Shop FC Barcelona Store.
According to FIFA: FC Barcelona today (January 12th, 2011) received the FIFA Club World Cup Champions Badge, a physical reminder of the club’s emphatic triumph in FIFA’s annual club event in Japan in December.
Following on from individual awards for Pep Guardiola and Lionel Messi at the FIFA Ballon d’Or, the Champions badge is an award for the whole team, serving as a visual acknowledgement of the club’s status as the best club football team in the world.
The badge, featuring an image of the FIFA Club World Cup trophy and the text “FIFA World Champions 2011”, will be seen on the shirts for the first time in Thursday’s Copa del Rey match versus Osasuna. It will remain on the shirts until the final whistle of the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2012.