MISSION STATEMENT

PENYA FC BARCELONA NYC IS “MORE THAN A PENYA” IN NEW YORK CITY BECAUSE WE REPRESENT THE CITY AND OUR COMMITMENT TO INTRODUCE FÚTBOL, NOT ONLY AS A SPORT, BUT ALSO AS A CATALYST FOR A GREATER GOOD.

UNIVERSALITY

PENYA FC BARCELONA NYC EMBODIES THE DIVERSE POPULATION OF NEW YORK CITY. OUR MEMBERS REPRESENT COUNTRIES FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD. WE MANIFEST THE CLUB’S ANTHEM, “IT DOESN’T MATTER WHERE YOU ARE FROM,” AS IT IS EXPRESSING THE SPIRIT OF A CLUB THAT IS OPEN TO EVERYONE, UNITING US IN FRIENDSHIP.

Our Team

Roberto Placido
Roberto Placido
Son of Dominican immigrants, I was born and raised in New York City. Although I grew up in a predominantly baseball and basketball community...
Rohan Sachdev
Rohan Sachdev
I hail from Mumbai, India – a place where Cricket is still very much the dominant sport, with Football only gaining popularity in the burgeoning...
Jordi Getman Eraso
Jordi Getman Eraso
I was born in Barcelona and Barça runs through my veins since I can remember. My first team hero was Joaquim Rifé because he played right back...
Tom Mudgett
Tom Mudgett
I was born and raised in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. I can’t pinpoint the exact moment I became a Barcelona fan but one of my earliest memories was...
Alex Chicote
Alex Chicote
Born and raised in Barcelona. My family has the same season ticket seats since 1957 when Camp Nou was inaugurated. But when I was a kid I was not...
Galo Ortiz
Galo Ortiz
I moved from El Salvador to NYC over 30 years ago. I’m passionate about fútbol and a diehard FC Barcelona fan. I joined the NYC Penya in the...
Cathy Stang
Cathy Stang
I grew up in North Carolina, where college basketball reigns supreme and March Madness is religiously followed. However while in college, I met...
Hala Abouseido
Hala Abouseido
I was born in the Middle East and grew up in Jersey (NJ). My favorite childhood memory of being in the Middle East was of my little brother and I...

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