Rivalries

The 10 Best Players Who've Crossed The Clasico Divide

Any football fan knows what a match between Real Madrid and Barcelona means. It's a fixture so important that it’s been dubbed El Clasico by spectators in Spain and around the world. Controversy always surrounds this historic Spanish rivalry, especially when players decide to switch their allegiances. 

Surprisingly, there have been a good number of players that have made the switch from Barcelona to Real Madrid and vice versa. Now, with El Clasico looming, we look back to see the 10 best players to play for both Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Days Before El Clasico, Artist Tenderly Transforms The World’s Biggest Rivalry

Sunday’s El Clasico falls on a very lovely Catalan holiday known as Sant Jordi’s day (Saint George is the patron saint of Catalonia). This day, celebrated on April 23, is similar to Valentine’s Day except exceptionally better. Instead of overcomplicating matters and piling pressure on sweethearts to make it the best Valentine’s ever, Sant Jordi’s day simply calls for the mutual exchange of roses and books.

Looking Ahead To The 150th Revierderby

Borussia Dortmund and FC Schalke 04 will meet once again in the Revierderby Saturday. They last met in a nil-nil draw on October 29, 2016.

This will be the 150th iteration of the derby. Schalke leads the all-time series with 58 wins to Borussia Dortmund's 51. They have drawn 40 times.

The first match between the two teams took place on May 3, 1925, with Schalke winning 4-2. Schalke won all three matchups against Dortmund that season.

Real Madrid Legend Raul Outrages Madridistas By Leaving The Door Open To Barcelona

Former Real Madrid captain Raul Gonzalez Blanco, known as Raul, looks to have outraged Los Blancos supporters once again after an interview with Catalan-based newspaper Sport. When asked if he could see himself working for any club other than Madrid, including Barcelona, his response was “I like to take things step by step. The first thing is to go back home, which is to Real Madrid, when the moment is right.

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