Josep Maria Bartomeu has been re-elected as Barcelona president,claiming 54.63% with John Laporta coming close with 33.03%. The 54 year old took charge in 2014 following Sandro Rossel resignation.Bartomeu had placed a lot of importance on why the should keep their sponsorship with Quatari Airways in place whiles seen as controversial. His good working relationship with coach Louis Enrique helped Barcelona to win the treble in the 2014/2015 season even though he was subject of controversy. Bartomeu worked alongside Sandro Russell in a trobulent time after they were accused of corruption in the Neymar transfer saga where Barcelona was hit with FIFA transfer ban. Barcelona confirmed that 47,270 votes were cast in total where Agusti Benedito and Torni Freixa getting 7.16% and 3.70% respectively.