El Clasico – The Best Football Match Ever

El Clásico is the name given to any football match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. Some editor use the name Super Clasico as well. Another one use Super Clasico, only for competition final games between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. It is described as more than a match, because it is not only FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid. The rivalry starts as about Barcelona and Madrid are the two biggest cities in Spain, the two football clubs are two of the richest, most successful and influential football clubs, not only in Spain, but all over the world.

Apart from this, the rivalry also has political significance. Through the years Barcelona had the reputation as a symbol of Catalan pride, traditions and identity, against the centralising tendencies of Madrid. In El Clasico the whites are representing Spanish nationalism, while Barcelona representing the Catalanism. Madridists were under the protection of Franco’s dictatorship. Barcelona was resentful because Franco made it illegal to speak Catalan, even arrested and executed Barcelona president Josep Sunyol(also a member of the Republican Left of Catalonia and Deputy to The Cortes) without a trial.

The first ever El Clásico was played on 13 May 1902. It was played for Copa de la Coronación, the forerunner of the Copa del Rey, but the Spanish Football เว็บตรงทางเข้า ufabet Assosiation does not recognize the competition as official. Barcelona had won the game 3-1. There are 221 official Barcelona vs Real games.The whites leads with 88 wins, Barcelona 86 and 47 draws. Barcelona had score 358 goals, against 372 for Real in Clasicos.

El Clasico statistics by tournament:

FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid had been played 165 times in La Liga. Real Madrid win 69 of the matches. 64 wins for FC Barcelona in Primera Division and there are 32 draws
Spanish SuperCup – this is a championship contested by the winners of the La Liga and the Copa del Rey. 6 wins for Real, 4 for Barca and 2 draws. SuperCup Clasicos are also known as Super Clasico
FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid in UEFA Champions league – there is a bit advance for Real Madrid in Champions League. 3 wins for Real, 2 for Barcelona and 3 draws

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