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This photograph is titled “Seminaristas jugando al fútbol” and was taken by Spanish photographer Ramón Masats at the Seminario Conciliar de Madrid seminary in 1959. In case you’re wondering, though the attempted save was spectacular, it was a goal…
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It’s back… Who’s ready for another Clásico?
We didn’t forget. No, these past four months have felt like an El Clásico continuum that has taken over football. The media frenzy has spun entirely out of control, but nevertheless tomorrow is, once again, worth the hype.
If Barcelona doesn’t win another Clásico, then Real Madrid’s path to their first La Liga title since 2008 becomes ever-so-simple, like finishing a race in Mario Kart with Star Power. José Mourinho and Pep Guardiola both have one eye on the Champions League, but on Saturday night the spotlight shines entirely on the Camp Nou.
Here are some handpicked reading recommendations to help make your level of anticipation resemble geeks who sleep outside Apple stores waiting for the new iPhone:
- Graham Hunter on why Saturday’s Clásico offers redemption [ESPN]
- Ryan O’Hanlon has an imaginary conversation with a generic American about why the Clásico is a good time [Vice]
- Jonathan Wilson on why Barcelona’s tactics keep everyone guessing [Fox]
- The strange ownership structure of Barcelona helps them succeed [Forbes]
- Sid Lowe on how easily Real Madrid score despite being called defensive [The Guardian]