Marc Bartra Aregall


Marc Bartra Aregall (Sant Jaume dels Domenys, January 15, 1991) is one of the best defenders in the world. He spent half of his life at FC Barcelona, ​​between his time at La Masia and the last five years in the first team, he was a key member of Borussia Dortmund, as the team is one of the leading contenders to win the Bundesliga and the Champions League, and now he plays at Real Betis. He’s become an undisputed member of the starting eleven for the Spanish national team, firstly with Vicente del Bosque and currently with Julen Lopetegui.

Following the brilliant record he achieved while wearing the Barça shirt, since his debut at the Vicente Calderon against Atletico on 14 February 2010, Bartra is well-known for his extraordinary talent with the ball, a fact that enables him to steal balls in defense like any other midfield player.


Date of birth 15/1/1991
Current team Real Betis
Height 1,86 m.
Weight 78 kg.


2018/19 Real Betis 
2017/18 Borussia Dortmund/Real Betis 
2016/17 Borussia Dortmund 
2015/16 FC Barcelona 
2014/15 FC Barcelona 
2013/14 FC Barcelona 
2012/13 FC Barcelona 
2011/12 FC Barcelona B/FC Barcelona 
2010/11 FC Barcelona B/FC Barcelona 
2009/10 FC Barcelona B/FC Barcelona 

Track Record

2 Clubs World Cups 2011, 2015 
2 European Supercups 2011, 2015 
2 Champions Leagues 2011, 2015 
5 Spanish Leagues 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016 
3 Spanish Cups 2012, 2015, 2016 
3 Spanish Supercups 2010, 2011, 2013 
1 European Championship U-21 2013 
1 DFB Pokal 2017 


A successful debut

It was a dream debut with Real Betis for Marc Bartra. In his first appearance, Betis managed a superb and important victory over Villarreal at Benito Villamarin. The centre-back led ...

Bartra signs for Betis

Marc Bartra became a new Real Betis player after signing his new five and a half years contract. After a first unforgettable season at Borussia Dortmund, his leading rol decreased ...

In the team of the week

Marc Bartra has been chosen as a member of the Bundesliga Team of the Week, after giving an outstanding performance with Borussia Dortmund in the 2-2 draw against Eintracht Frankfurt ...

An insufficient draw

Borussia Dortmund's wait for a European win continues after an insufficient draw against Apoel Nicosia at their home ground (1-1). Marc Bartra played from the beginning in a game which ...

Spain is already in Russia

The Spanish National Team mathematically assured their participation in the 2018 World Cup set to take place in Russia next summer.  Marc Bartra's team managed a comfortable victory over Albania ...

Victorious return

Marc Bartra returned to the pitch after recovering from his injury and gave a good performance in Borussia Dortmund's tough win over Augsburg in their home ground (1-2). Bartra lined ...

Four tough challenges

FC Barcelona (Luis Suárez), Manchester City (Guardiola and Brahim), Paris Saint Germain (Yuri) and Borussia Dortmund (Bartra) will have to beat great rivals in Champions League group stage in order ...

A special goal

Bundesliga starts and Borussia Dortmund was a great debut in the regular championship. The Peter Bosz’s team imposed by 0 goals to 3 to Wolfsburg. The 'black and yellow' soon ...

An unfortunate ending

Borussia Dortmund could not start the season winning the German Super Cup after losing to Bayern Munich (6-7, penalty shootout). Pulisic (12') put the hosts ahead, but Lewandowski (18') was ...

A media wedding

Marc Bartra married his fiancée, journalist Melissa Jiménez, and the mother of their daughter Gala. The wedding received particular attenttion from the media and reunited Borussia Dortmund and FC Barcelona players and ...

A charitable wedding

Marc Bartra, who after having suffered a terrorist attack, enjoyed the end of what has been a happy season by winning the German Cup Final, has been the protagonist in ...

A great final

It was a happy end to the season for Marc Bartra. After being injured in the bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus as the German team was on its way to Signal Iduna ...

An emotional return

Marc Bartra has made his first appearance since the bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus as the German team was on its way to Signal Iduna Park to play the Champions League Last ...

Objective Berlin

This Wednesday, the world of soccer received some of the best news possible. Borussia Dortmund defender Marc Bartra has returned to the pitch after the incident the German team suffered ...

Bartra, to the German Cup final!

After these difficult days, Borussia Dortmund made Marc Bartra happy. Tuchel team managed a superb victory over Bayern at Allianz Arena (2-3) and they qualified for the German Cup final.  ...

Europe comes to an end

Champions dream came to an end for Borussia Dortmund in the Last 8 against Monaco, who qualified for the semi-finals after winning the two games. After a 2-3 defeat at Signal Iduna Park in the first leg, Monaco got another ...

Win dedicated to Marc

Borussia Dortmund players dedicated their superb win over Eintracht Frankfurt at Signal Iduna Park (3-1) to Marc Bartra. After the game, in the South Stand, his team mates lay a shirt ...

"The longest and hardest 15'"

In a letter to his fans that was published in his social media platforms, Marc Bartra described the bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund team coach in which he was injured as the ...

Nice gesture for Bartra

Just minutes before the kick-off between Borussia Dortmund and Monaco, players and fans alike dedicated a lovely gesture to Marc Bartra who was unable to play the Champions League quarter-finals first ...

Bartra operated successfully

Marc Bartra underwent an operation successfully on Tuesday night when a bomb thrown at the BVB team bus as it was on its way from the Hotel to Signal Iduna Park stadium, exploded breaking his ...

Ten lethal minutes

The bad start for Dortmund was the key thing in his tough defeat in Allianz Arena against the leaders of Bundesliga, Bayern (4-1). Ribery and Lewandowski gave Bayern a 2-0 lead in the first ten minutes. The visitors recovered their hopes with ...

Bartra locates the brave fan

Marc Bartra was the star of one of this season’s most incredible stories from the world of football. At the end of the Ruhr derby in the Veltins-Arena, the defender ...

A special victory

A superb 3-0 victory in the 100th Bundesliga meeting between Borussia Dortmund and Hamburg allowed BVB reduce three points the disadvantage respect the leaders Bayern, that lost their game against Hoffenheim (1-0). With Marc Bartra in the line-up leading the defensive line, Gonzalo Castro (13'), Shinji ...

Dortmund, in semis

Borussia Dortmund have reached the semi-finals of the DFB Cup for the fifth time since 2012 and the 14th time in total after beating Sportfreunde Lotte (0-3) thanks to goals from Christian Pulisic, André Schürrle and Marcel Schmelzer. Marc ...

Superb comeback

Borussia Dortmund made a superb comeback at Signal Iduna Park against Benfica, scoring four goals to get into the Champions quarter-finals after the 1-0 defeat in Lisbon three weeks ago. With Marc Bartra leading the defensive line, Aubameyang became the local hero ...

An unlucky game

Borussia Dortmund lost against Benfica (1-0) in the Champions League Last 16 first leg game after a goal scored by greek Mitroglou in the fourth minute of the second half.  Bartra played the ninety minutes and ...

Shootout win

Borussia Dortmund went throught DFB Cup quarter finals with a 3-2 penalty shootout victory over Hertha Berlin after a 1-1 draw durint the 120 minutes. Kalou made the opener for Hertha (27') and Reus equalized for Dortmund in the second minutes of ...

A huge victory

Borussia Dortmund got a superb win at home over the revelations not only in the Bundesliga but also in all great European leagues, Red Bull Leipzig (1-0). Leaded by Marc Bartra from the defense, the local team ...

Historical result

Borussia Dortmund and Legia Warszawa played the highest-scoring game in Champions League history, with 12 goals, 8 scored by german team and 4 by poland team. The previous record of most goals in a single ...

Bundesliga MVP

Marc Bartra has been chosen by german fans the Best Player of Bundesliga last week. He has beaten in the election his teammate Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Emil Forsberg (RB Leipzig) and Marcel Risse (Colonia). Bartra was a key player in the ...

Great win

Borussia Dortmund got a superb victory against current Bundesliga champions, Bayern Munchen, with an early goal scored by Aubameyang (11'). Marc Bartra has played from the beginning, has completed a great performance against Lewandowski and has contributed to make ...

Starting with Spain

Marc Bartra played from the beginning in the spectacular Spain's win over Macedonia (4-0), FIFA Wold Cup Qualyfiers fourth game.  Bartra has completed a great performance and has contributed to keep a cleen-sheet. Velkoski (own goal, 34'), Vitolo (63'), Monreal (84') and Aduriz (85') ...

Great european performance

Champions started big for Media Base Sports family. All players won their respective matches and all of them shone. Barça, Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund were the best soccer teams ...