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The Ciutat Esportiva FC Barcelona Joan Gamper was inaugurated on June 1, 2006. Located in Sant Joan DespÝ and covering 136.839 m2 it will be used for youth team training and matches as well as by many of the other teams at the club.
The Ciutat Esportiva eventually cost 68 million euros, of which 25.6 corresponded to urbanisation and 42.5 to the total construction costs. The club sold two plots of land, the first on June 21, 2002 and the second on February 20, 2003, for values of 29.7 and 15.9 million euros, respectively to cover part of the costs of the operation. The rest of the money was invested directly by the club, an amount of 22.5 million euros.
The complete installation has the following facilities:
- 5 grass pitches
- 4 artificial grass pitches
- 1 multisport pavilion
- 1 grandstand building by pitch 1
- 1 service building
- 1 dressing room building
- Different training areas for goalkeepers and technical aspects
Read more: http://www.fcbarcelona.es/web/english/club/club_avui/territori_barca/ciutat_esportiva/ciutatesportiva.html