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Former Barcelona President, Nunez passes away

FC Barcelona have lost one of their longest serving President, Josep Lluis Nunez. The sad event occurred in Barcelona on Monday afternoon.

Mr. Nunez led the Catalan club from 1978 to 2000 and won 175 titles with the club including the first ever European Club title in 1992. 30 in football, 36 in basketball, 65 in handball  and 45 in roller hockey.

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He hired Bobby Robson, Luis Van Gaal and Johan Cruyff who built the famous Dream Team. Despite his achievements, Núñez was not always popular. His refusal to pay high wages gained him many critics and saw the departure of players like Diego Maradona, Ronaldo, Bernd Schuster Hristo Stoichkov  and Luis Figo.

Nunez and his son were jailed for two years for bribing tax inspectors in the 1990s.


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