Real Madrid vs Barcelona

Topic Real Madrid Barcelona
Foundation Founded in 1902 in Madrid, Spain Founded in 1899 in Barcelona, Spain
Political and cultural identity Seen as a symbol of Spanish nationalism and supported by the dictatorship of Francisco Franco Seen as a symbol of Catalan nationalism and resistance against Franco’s regime
Alfredo Di Stefano saga Won the signing of the legendary player in 1953 after a controversial dispute with Barcelona Lost the signing of the player and accused Real Madrid of foul play
European Cups Won 13 European Cups, the most in history Won 5 European Cups, the second most in Spain
Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo era Had Ronaldo as their star player from 2009 to 2018, who scored 18 goals in El Clasico Had Messi as their star player since 2004, who scored 26 goals in El Clasico
Jose Mourinho vs Pep Guardiola era Had Mourinho as their manager from 2010 to 2013, who won one La Liga title and one Copa del Rey Had Guardiola as their manager from 2008 to 2012, who won three La Liga titles and two Champions League titles
Current situation Facing Barcelona in the Copa del Rey semi-final first leg on March 2, 2023 Facing Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey semi-final first leg on March 2, 2023

I hope this table helps you understand the rivalry between Real Madrid and Barcelona better. 😊

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