Top 10 Best El classico moments

El Clásico or El classico is the football match played between rivals Real Madrid C.F. and F.C. Barcelona. It is the biggest football club game in the world,and is among the most viewed annual sports events.

With the intensity in mind,it’s not hard to understand why there have been so many thunderous editions of El Clasico through the years. And,rather than improving over time, the relationship between the two clubs has worsened, as they have become more dominant than ever in the 21st century. Rewinding back over the years,though, here are 10 best El classico moments of all time.

Top 10 Best El classico moments

10 . Di Stefano saga

Best El classico moments

The first of the best el classico moments was the controversy in Spanish football in the aftermath of the World War II was the transfer to Alfredo Di Stéfano from the Argentine club Millonarios to one of Barcelona or Real Madrid. The summer of 1953 saw different entities with different agendas including the clubs,FIFA,and the Spanish Federation get involved in the transfer tussle between the two Spanish giants. Fed up with the Madrid-based government getting involved,Barcelona withdrew their attempts to sign the Argentinian. Two weeks later he made his El Clasico debut,Real won 5-0,he scored four.

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9 . Johan Cruyff’s arrival

Best El classico moments

Another  of the best El classico moments of the vintage era was the transfer of Johan Cruyff. As Barcelona stalled over the signing of Ajax’s superstar, not very dissimilar to the Di Stefano saga as Real wanted to got involved in this transfer. But Cruyff chose Barca over Real and to add salt to injury he said he would never play for a team”associated with Franco”directed at General Franco. What followed in the Clasico was a 5-0 drubbing with Cruyff bagging 3 assists and a goal.

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8 . Cruyff’s Dream Team 1993-94

Best El classico moments

It was the time of the famed Dream team of Johan Cruyff at Barcelona. Boasting of a lineup with Romario,Guardiola,Stoichkov and Laudrup,Barcelona dismantled Real with Romario netting a Hat-trick & Koeman with a free-kick.

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