With 2010 gone, writer Sid Lowe, who was recently awarded Best Football Journalist by football site Soccerlens for his “outstanding work in covering Spanish football in 2010“, sat down to look back at Spanish football from 2000 to 2010 and compile his team of the decade for Sports Illustrated. He started off the series with Real Madrid. This time around, he casts his eyes on the Catalan club. Of the 11 players in Lowe’s list, six are key players in the current side. Coach Guardiola also finds a place with only two and a half years as manager. Here is his pick of the perfect Barca 11.
Here’s one man’s choice for Barcelona’s team of the decade 2000 to 2010: