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ⓘ Josep Lluis Nuñez. Jose Luis Nuñez Clemente was a Spanish businessman and politician. He was president of FC Barcelona between 1978 and 2000. Nuñez used to own ..




Josep Lluis Nuñez
                                     

ⓘ Josep Lluis Nuñez

Jose Luis Nuñez Clemente was a Spanish businessman and politician. He was president of FC Barcelona between 1978 and 2000. Nuñez used to own the Nuñez i Navarro construction company and Nuñez i Navarro Hotels chain. He was elected club president on 1 July 1978. His main objectives were to establish Barça as a world class sports club and to give the club financial stability. He was born in Guriezo, Cantabria.

In July 2011, Nuñez was sentenced to six years in jail following conviction on a series of fraud charges. The sentence was appealed and Nuñez was allowed bail. In November 2014, he entered in jail.

Nuñez died on 3 December 2018 in Barcelona at the age of 87.