El Clásico

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El Clásico (English: The Classic, Catalan: El clàssic[1]) 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 matches in the world.[2]

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.

Real Madrid has won: 32 La Liga titles, 19 Copa Espana titles, 2 UEFA cup titles, 10 Champions League titles and 2 Intercontinental Cups.

FC Barcelona has won: 22 La Liga titles, 25 Copa Espana titles, 3 UEFA cup titles, 5 Champions League titles and 4 Cup winners cup titles.[3]

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