He arrived to Barcelona on winter 2010-11
Ibrahim Afellay arrived in Barcelona the 2010-11 season. The Dutch player will leave Barcelona, after Barça paid 3 million euros to PSV the last 2010. Ibrahim Afellay is finishing his contract with FC Barcelona this 30 of June and have the possibility to sign for another club.
Afellay have played 35 matches with FC Barcelona (21 in La Liga, 7 in Copa del Rey, 7 of Champions League). The most remembered moment of Afellay's history as a FCBarcelona player, were the semifinals of the Champions League at Santiago Bernabéu against Real Madrid. The first goal that scored Leo Messi that night, where Barça won by 0-2, was after a great play of the Dutch winger. He received the ball, he dribbled Marcelo and made a perfect cross for Messi.
After that match, Mourinho said the famous sentence in the press conference: ¿Por qué?
The famous goal of Leo Messi after the cross of Afellay: