This week Soccer Box are running a brand new competition on Facebook giving people the chance to win a fantastic official Barcelona home shirt. Barcelona are one of the most popular teams in the Spanish La Liga and are currently top of the league with 84 points, with Real Madrid second on 71 points. Barcelona have always been a great Spanish team and over the last few years they have become very well-known in England, especially for their star striker Lionel Messi along with other key players such as Iniesta, Xavi and David Villa. Many young footballers thrive to play like Messi, who has become an idol to many. Unlike some other footballers he has been professional throughout his entire career on and off the pitch. Messi has been playing in his Number 10 Barcelona home shirt for the first team since 2004 and has come a long way, scoring hundreds of great goals and picking up awards for various achievements including the Player Of The Year Award three times in a row including 2012. Barcelona were managed by Pep Guardiola from 2008 to 2012 and he enjoyed a very successful time there winning a total of 14 competitions including 3 La Liga, 2 Copa Del Rey, 2 FIFA World Cups, 2 UEFA Champion's League, the list goes on. However in 2012 Guardiola left and is now due to start as manager of German side Bayern Munich in July 2013. Tita Vilanova was the man to take over at Barcelona and he did in Junregular_2012barcelonahomeshirte 2012, so far he has been successful to, managing to keep Barcelona top of the table.

Whenever there is an upcoming fixture between Barcelona and their main competition Real Madrid, it is often known as 'El Clasico', both teams will play each other in this classic, skilful match. With the likes of Lionel Messi for Barcelona and Christiano Ronaldo for Real Madrid both playing up front for their teams, we are always guaranteed a fantastic action-packed match. Sales for the Barcelona home shirt have gone up massively after their run in form and amazing success, these shirts are often seen more now in England than ever before. Barcelona often play in their Barcelona home shirt at their home ground Camp Nou, which is more well known as The Nou Camp in English. Their stadium can hold up to 99,786 people making it the largest in Europe; you can just imagine the atmosphere in this stadium during a home game.

People from all over the world travel to watch Barcelona play at the Nou Camp in their Barcelona home shirt and we are sure that Barcelona will continue to be the best football team in Spanish football and one of the best in the world. Soccer Box's previous competition was ran on Facebook, the public had to like and share the picture of the 'Ronaldo 7' Real Madrid home shirt, then like the Soccer Box Facebook page to be in with a chance to win, the winner would be picked out at random. This month's competition is going to be similar, however there is a twist, people who enter must do all of the above and then answer the Barcelona related question given by Soccer Box. To go to this fantastic competition visit and enter there to be in with a chance to win your very own Barcelona home shirt, in a choice of adult and Child sizes. Good Luck.

Emily Millington writes exclusive articles for Soccer Box who sell a wide range of official football merchandise for Premier League, International, National and the Rest of the World teams; you can get your Barcelona Home Shirt here.