Marc Bartra Aregall is a Spanish footballer who plays for FC Barcelona as a central defender. Bartra moved to FC Barcelona's youth system, La Masia, at age 11, after starting his formative football years at neighbours RCD Espanyol. He progressed through the club's youth ranks to be promoted to the B teamin 2009. On 14 February 2010, at the age of 19, Bartra made his debut with the first team, replacing Jeffrén Suárez for the final 30 minutes of the 1–2 loss against Atlético Madrid at the Vicente Calderon Stadium. On 21 May 2011 Bartra scored his first goal for Barcelona's first team, helping the side come from behind to win it 3–1 at Málaga CF, in the season's last round.