Futbol Club Barcelona, commonly referred to as Barcelona and colloquially known as Barça, is a Spanish professional football club based in Barcelona, that competes in La Liga, the top flight of Spanish football.
Josep Maria Bartomeu Floreta is a Spanish entrepreneur. He served as the president of football club FC Barcelona until his resignation in 2020. He started in the role in 2014, following the resignation of Sandro Rosell.
Josep Bartomeu was forced to resign after being allegedly linked with corruption in the club.
Barcelona new CEO, Oscar Grau after the former CEO, Nacho Mestre, made a request to the president of the club to be given more time to care for personal matters was also arrested
According to El Pais, Ex-Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu has been arrested today.
The arrest is reportedly in relation to the "Barcagate" scandal in which the club allegedly hired a social media company to publicly discredit players and staff