El Clasico: Barcelona v Real Madrid
January 22, 2013
By Michael Wade
Global exposure for Barcelona and Real Madrid is at an all-time high and interest levels are rising with each new twist their unique rivalry provides. Whether it is the juxtaposition of figureheads Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, the tactical battles in the dugout or the catalogue of sub-plots that stalk each of these footballing institutions, there is little doubt that this relationship captivates audiences like no other.
In recent seasons the feud has been amplified ...