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Dissecting the World's Greatest Sports Rivalry

Ryan Madden | Posted 06.15.2014 | Sports
Ryan Madden

Steeped in history and politics, Real Madrid versus Barcelona is the world's greatest sporting rivalry. It may also be killing La Liga.

Angry Ronaldo Was So Angry Ref Didn't Give Him A Penalty Kick

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.26.2013 | Sports

Although the latest edition of El Clasico was completed without eye gouging on the touch line or much violence on the pitch, it was not without contro...

HIGHLIGHTS: Barcelona Tops Madrid In Latest Clasico

Posted 10.26.2013 | Sports

By Goal.com Goals from Neymar and Alexis Sanchez saw Gerardo Martino win his first Clasico in charge of Barcelona as the Blaugrana ran out 2-1 winn...

Alexis Sanchez Chip Shot Goal Against Real Madrid In El Clasico Sealed Barcelona's Win (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.26.2013 | Sports

Neymar may be the next big thing in Barcelona but Alexis Sanchez isn't going to let you -- or manager Gerardo Martino -- forget about him. The 24-year...

WATCH: Neymar Scores In Clasico Debut

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.26.2013 | Sports

Real Madrid, meet Neymar. Neymar, meet Real Madrid. Just minutes after Madrid defender Sergio Ramos earned a yellow card for knocking down Barcelo...

Here Are Dozens Of Classic El Clasico Goals

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.26.2013 | Sports

With Barcelona and Real Madrid facing off in 167th edition of El Clasico at Camp Nou on Saturday, each side is set to introduce another superstar to t...

Barcelona Coach Slams Madrid Over 'A Lack Of Respect For The World We Live In'

Posted 08.25.2013 | Sports

By Stefan Coerts, Goal.com Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino has slammed Real Madrid over the reported 100 million euros transfer fee the club is set...

Barcelona Keeper Calls Out Madrid Coach

Posted 08.21.2013 | Sports

By Chris Kvesa, Goal.com Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes believes Carlo Ancelotti was wrong to pick Diego Lopez over Iker Casillas for Real Madr...

'Mourinho Will Be A Disaster At Chelsea'

Posted 06.01.2013 | Sports

By Husmukh Kerai, Goal.com Barcelona vice president Carles Vilarrubi has warned Chelsea that bringing Jose Mourinho back to the club could end in d...

'You Have No Shame'

Posted 03.02.2013 | Sports

By Goal.com Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes could face a lengthy ban for verbally abusing referee Miguel Angel Perez Lasa after Saturday's Clasi...

HIGHLIGHTS: Another Real Madrid, Barcelona Thriller

Posted 01.30.2013 | Sports

By Charlie Scott, Goal.com The shares were spoiled in a pulsating Clasico at the Santiago Bernabeu, as a thumping late header from Raphael Varane e...

WATCH: Messi Breaks Record In Stunning Fashion

Posted 08.30.2012 | Sports

Even in defeat, Lionel Messi managed to astound. During Barcelona's loss to Real Madrid in the second leg of the 2012 Supercopa, Messi scored a st...

LIVE: Barca vs. Madrid

Goal.com | Posted 08.23.2012 | Sports

Alex Song could go straight into Barcelona's squad to face Real Madrid in the Supercopa first leg on Thursday, after the midfielder completed his tran...

Round 1: Messi vs. Ronaldo

Posted 08.23.2012 | Sports

By Karthick Arvinth, Goal.com While tensions between the two coaches have cooled since last August's acrimonious meeting, they will want to make a...

Ronaldo: I'm Better Than Messi

Posted 05.22.2012 | Sports

By Stefan Coerts, Goal.com Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted that he is growing weary of the comparisons with Barcelona's Lionel Mess...

LIVE: Real Madrid Vs. Barcelona

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.21.2012 | Sports

For anyone who doesn't think that the rivalry between Barcelona and Real Madrid is fiercer than the enmity shared between the Yankees and Red Sox plea...

Are You Ready For El Clasico?

Posted 04.21.2012 | Sports

By Karthick Arvinth, Goal.com PROBABLE LINEUPS BARCELONA Valdes Alves, Pique, Mascherano, Puyol Xavi, Busquets, Iniesta Fabregas, Messi, P...

Barcelona vs. Real Madrid LIVE UPDATES

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.10.2011 | Sports

Real Madrid has to think that this is the time. Los Blancos are firing on all cylinders, winning 15 matches on the trot in all competitions. Neverthel...

Top 10 Goals In El Clasico History

101 Great Goals | Posted 12.09.2011 | Sports

On Saturday night planet football will come to a standstill. Fans from all corners of the globe will make sure to jilt their loved-ones, put off th...

The Spanish Soccer Civil War

Alan Black | Posted 10.20.2011 | Sports
Alan Black

When a self-righteous man becomes obsessed with a powerful enemy, flames are almost a certainty. Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho, self-described as "the special one," is setting fire to Spanish soccer with dangerous fireworks that some fear may spark a bigger conflagration.

Messi Makes A Mess.. Then Scores

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 10.16.2011 | Sports

Well it's official: Nothing can stop Lionel Messi...not even his own stomach. During a match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on Sunday, Messi, t...

Clash Of The Titans: Barca vs. Real Live Blog

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.14.2011 | Sports

Any time that Spanish footballing giants Barcelona and Real Madrid play against one another, in any competition, that match is referred to breathlessl...

GRUDGE MATCH: Previewing Barcelona vs. Real Madrid And More Top Soccer Matchups

New York Times | ROB HUGHES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

High adrenaline, did I say? All of the other weekend fixtures are mere warm-up acts to El Clásico. Fueled by regional identity, and decorated by some...

Barcelona Destroys Real Madrid 5-0

AP | PAUL LOGOTHETIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BARCELONA, Spain — As Barcelona kept putting the ball past Iker Casillas and into the net again and again, the celebrations among 98,255 fans at...