There was a time when Barcelona fans did not expect success. To wallow in pessimism was the accepted norm. Trophies? Titles? They were for others, usually the reserve of the grandiose club of the capital, Real Madrid.
His surname couldn't be any more American, but Jhonattan Vegas won't be lining up for the Stars and Stripes in the Presidents Cup this week -- instead he'll become the first Venezuelan to play for the International team.