El Clasico is the name in football given to any match between biggest rivals Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. Originally these matches are played in the Spanish championship. Nowadays that term is also used in UEFA Champions League, Copa del Rey, etc.
It is called the biggest club football game in the whole world. Everyone is waiting for this event. Madrid and Barcelona are two cities of Spain with different political nature. Madrid views ad Spanish Nationalism and Barcelona as Catalan nationalism.
That rivalry is also found in football also. These two football clubs are the richest club in the world and have history.
Lionel Messi Speaks ahead of the El Clasico
Messi said “When we play at the Bernabeu, many more spaces are generated. They attack us more because they have the obligation as the host team and people push them for that.”
“At the Camp Nou Real Madrid play another type of match, sitting a little further back, they are closer together and hit on the counter-attack because they have very fast players up front.”
During his press conference, someone asks about Hazard and he replied, “Hazard? He has a lot of quality. He is a different football player who can unbalance defenses, but I think he is different from Cristiano, with different characteristics. It’s very difficult to replace Cristiano, but Hazard is also a great player.”.
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