El Clásico (The Classic in English), also known as El clàssic (Catalan language), is a football match between two Spanish rival football clubs FC Barcelona and Real Madrid in the Spanish football league: La Liga. It is one of the most famous football match not only in Spain but all over the world.
History[change | change source]
The rival match is also well-known due to its history. Historically, Catalonia was oppressed and disrespected by the dictatorship. Thus, the only way the citizens could take revenge to the government was to defeat the football club representing Madrid (the capital city and the central government of Spain). FC Barcelona has had the most wins so far.
Achievements[change | change source]
Currently the records for both Real Madrid and FC Barcelona are one of the top football clubs in the world.
References[change | change source]
- For example, "Kaká: 'El clàssic serà diferent de tots els partits que he jugat'". El Periódico de Catalunya. 2009-11-28. http://www.elperiodico.cat/default.asp?idpublicacio_PK=46&idioma=CAT&idnoticia_PK=665912&idseccio_PK=1011. Retrieved 2010-01-08.
- Site about El Clasico
- Site about Real Madrid and FC Barcelona (Korean)