Nico González registered with the jersey number 14

Nico Gonzalez, previously registered as a Barça B player, is now registered in La Liga as a FC Barcelona first team player, wearing the number 14 shirt.

Nico has made 23 appearances for the first team so far – all this season – and he has scored two goals. He made his debut on August 15, 2021, in the LaLiga match at Camp Nou against Real Sociedad. He entered the game in the 83rd minute, wearing the number 28 shirt, replacing Sergio Busquets.

Historical number

Philippe Coutinho wore 14 until he left on loan at Aston Villa earlier this season. Historically it is associated with John Cruyff but Barca greats like Thierry Henry and Javier Mascherano have also worn it in the past.

In the case of the Dutch legend, not only did he wear this number as a player, but as a coach it was the number he liked to give players on their debut, before they saw each other. assign their own number. For Cruyff, the number 14 was synonymous with beginnings.

From Jordi Cruyff to Nico

The players who have worn the number 14 shirt at FC Barcelona in the past are:

  • Jordi Cruyff (1995-96)
  • Amunike (1997-00)
  • Gerard Lopez (2000-05)
  • Ezquerro (2005-06)
  • Thierry Henry (2007-10)
  • Mascherano (2010-18)
  • Coutinho (2018)
  • Malcolm (2018-19)
  • Coutinho (2020-22)

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