El Clásico (English: The Classic, Catalan: El clàssic) 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.
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 in Spain). Real Madrid led in Official Matches 93 wins to 90 FC Barcelona.
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]
- "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)