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Soccer - Barcelona-Madrid : the rivalry

Soccer - Barcelona-Madrid : the rivalry

There are derbies and there are derbies. But trying to understand the rivalry between Real Madrid and Barcelona through the prisms of Celtic versus Rangers, Liverpool versus Everton or Spurs versus Arsenal is a mistake. As Barça's motto makes clear, it is "more than a club".

 

Whenever Real step out on to the  Nou Camp (Our Ground, in Catalan) they are not just facing a football team they are facing the whole of the Catalan nation. On Tuesday night they were greeted by a cacophony of sound and flares, plus myriad Catalan and Barcelona flags from the 95,000 Barça fans in the stadium, completely drowning out the 3,000 Real fans.

 

Outside there were another four million Catalans watching on television in bars, restaurants and in their homes, with flags and banners on their walls and hanging from their balconies. 

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F.C. Barcelona - The Barça

 

Football Club Barcelona: Barça Barcelona vibrates at the rhythm of Barça or FC Barcelona, the club headlight of the peninsula and symbol of Catalan resistance vis-a-vis the capacity of Madrid. Winner for the 16th time of the national championship in 1999 front his eternal rival Real Madrid, Barça ( FC Barcelona) celebrated this same year his 100 years with the Camp Nou, the greatest stage of Europe after that of Moscow, by offering a commemorative poster drawn by the painter Antoni Tàpies, child of the city. The players with the blue and red shirt can be proud of themselves to have taken down the three large European trophies: cut of the UEFA, Cup of the Cups and cup of the Champions.

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oscar cruz (26 Oct 2016 - 08:36)
barca is the best team in the world go messi!!!!!!!!!!!! goallllllllllll
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11 comments

  1. barcelona - oscar cruz (26 Oct 2016 - 08:36)

    barca is the best team in the world go messi!!!!!!!!!!!! goallllllllllll

  2. Hello barcelona - bamusa sanneh (9 Oct 2016 - 08:28)

    Hello barcelona is most powerfull team in laliga and champious league may god bless you to take this cup as well and the football suck as rakitic and messi and neymar and swarez and inesta

  3. GOALS - RONALDO (13 Jul 2012 - 09:00)

    I THINK REAL MADRID IS REALLLLLLLL FANTASTIC TEAM IN THE WORLD .....NO ONE CAN BEAT RD.....THEY ARE NO 1

  4. Real Madridis the best - ozil4life (5 Dec 2011 - 16:00)

    i love some players in Barcelona but i think R.Madrid is better. they have better skilled players than Barcelona and we are proving it to our critics this season.Real Madrid for life

  5. love team - dugurin (3 Oct 2011 - 10:30)

    i love the team for all and particularly the midfeilders

  6. the best - dani (18 Aug 2011 - 00:45)

    I love barca

  7. i love barcelona so much - albertha (6 Jul 2011 - 09:15)

    i want to be one of barcelona friend and to join it

  8. barca - un fan (17 Apr 2011 - 10:30)

    f c barcelone est l eouipe de toute une genertion au maroc, il s agit d un reve realise au monde de football.

  9. football - Silesiana (10 Dec 2010 - 11:00)

    The same is in Silesia (Poland) when a Polish team (esp. Legia Varsovia) is coming to fight the Silesian one, especially Ruch Chorzów, it's like war. Silesia is like Catalonia, but we don't have autonomy as you but we are fighting for it.

  10. so cool - z (7 Dec 2010 - 18:45)

    this is a cool article

  11. baca fance - SAMUEL (21 Aug 2010 - 00:45)

    barca for life no "doubt"

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