Barcelona give rare insight into how they fuel Lionel Messi and teammates

Spanish giants FC Barcelona have given a rare glimpse into the behind the scenes of an elite level professional football club.

Barca, one of the most famous and successful clubs in the world, have allowed fans to take a look behind the scenes at those who help the first team to be so effective.

In the video posted online, fans are shown how the pros are aided in leading a healthy and effective lifestyle both off and on the pitch.

The footage, which is the first episode of four behind the scenes of the club, fans meet Chef Adrià Ponce, Menu Lead Marta Miguel and Nutritionist Toña Lizárraga.

Barcelona’s chefs prepare food for the players


These three key figures who show us how they juggle keeping all team members energized and prepped in the crucial pre-season period.

The video follows them morning to night through a busy double training session and joins them on the pre-season tour in Japan and the United States where unfamiliar surroundings provide their own complications.

The video gives a rare insight into behind-the-scenes at the club

Lionel Messi warms up

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Ernesto Valverde’s men have endured a difficult start to the season, currently sitting eighth in the table after five games.

They lost 2-0 to Granada at the weekend, following a loss to Athletic Bilbao in the first game of the campaign. They were lucky to escape with a 0-0 draw away to Dortmund in the Champions League.

Beko, the leading home appliance brand in Europe, in partnership with FC Barcelona, will premiere “Pros Behind The Pros,” a 4-part mini-series that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the hard-working individuals that make it possible for the first team to lead healthy lifestyles off the pitch to remain one of the world’s top clubs on the pitch.


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