El Clasico Facts Highlighting the Rivalry

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2009
  1. It’s not just fun and games, this famous rivalry has a lot of political significance as Real Madrid represents Spain nationalism, and Barcelona represents Catalan Nationalism. In the early Barcelona had a developed reputation of being an ardent supporter of the Catalan philosophy whereas Real Madrid sternly opposed thesame. During the dictatorship of Miguel Primo de Rivera and of Francisco Franco, all the regional languages and traditions of Spain were looked down upon and that’s when Barcelona came up with their current motto ‘més que un club’ (More than a club) as they identified with freedom and thoughts of progressiveness.hqdefault

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