Joan Gaspart

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This is a Catalan name. The first family name is Gaspart and the second is Solves.
36th President of FC Barcelona
In office
23 July 2000 – 12 February 2003
Preceded by Josep Lluís Núñez
Succeeded by Enric Reyna
Personal details
Born Joan Gaspart i Solves
(1944-10-11) October 11, 1944 (age 69)
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Nationality Spanish

Joan Gaspart i Solves (Catalan pronunciation: [ʒuˈaŋ ɡəsˈpart]; born October 11, 1944) is a Spanish businessman and a former FC Barcelona president between July 2000 and February 2003. He was born in Barcelona. He is known as one of the best vice presidents of the club (during the presidency of Josep Lluís Nuñez) but one of the worst presidents. Gaspart spent all the money taken from the sale of Luís Figo to Real Madrid, buying Emmanuel Petit and Marc Overmars from Arsenal and Gerard from Valencia.

Gaspart stepped down as President of FC Barcelona in 2003 after some atrocious results for the club's football team.

Currently he is president of the football club UE Sant Andreu from Barcelona and Vice President of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (Real Federación Española de Fútbol, RFEF), and was responsible for Mr. Ángel María Villar electoral campaign. Mr. Villar is currently President of the Royal Spanish Football Federation, and Vice President of both UEFA and FIFA.

Preceded by
Josep Lluís Núñez
President of FC Barcelona
2000–2003
Succeeded by
Enric Reyna

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