Real Madrid beat Barcelona, which is basically the first “El Clیکsico” this season. Robin de la Reid sealed the 3-2 victory for Real Madrid Lindas, who face Barcelona legends at the Bloomfield Stadium in Israel on Tuesday.
The star-studded “Classico Legends” match was played in Tel Aviv, with both sides playing an impressive line-up. Some of the biggest stars in world football, including the likes of Rivaldo, Luis Figo and Roberto Carlos, attracted 25,000 spectators.
Barcelona’s Ronaldinho attracted a lot of attention after going through a tumultuous period after retirement. Ronaldinho showed that he still touched the magic by drawing the first blood for Barcelona in the 28th minute. The Brazilian took a penalty kick at the back of the net against Antonio News against Javier Sevilla inside the box.
Real Madrid responded in the second half that Pedro Mayonite and Alfonso Perez took the lead with one goal after another. Geoffrey Matteo equalized for Blagrana at the end of the hour, but Los Blancos took advantage of an impressive goal from Robin de la Reid, who danced past two Barcelona players before taking a stopping shot.
The match was an absolute thriller, and a beautiful display of the quality that both clubs have put on their rosters over the years. The event was not officially “El Clیکsico”, but it was enough to satisfy the appetite of the fans for the coming season.
Both clubs are now in the midst of pre-season preparations, with club executives sorting out the summer market. Before settling on the final rosters for next season, let’s take a look at the “Classico Legends” match sheet:
Barcelona Legends: Mariano Jesus Angui Michael Solar Frederick Deho Tortollo June Andoni Gauquitsia Oscar Arpan Gaizka Mandita; Javier Sevilla Deco Rivaldo Ronaldinho
It also features: Ronald de Boer; Jofre Mateu Guillermo Affairs Francisco Coco Francisco Guzman John Carlos Samuel Ocano.
Coach: Albert Ferrer
Real Madrid Landas: Jordi Codina ؛ Roberto Carlos Alberto Riviera Louis Mill Antonio News; Alfonso Perez Jose Emilio Amviska Ivan Campo Luis Figo Fernando Sanz; Ruben de la Reid.
Also features: Pedro Mayonite; Enrique Velasco of Jesus.
Coach: Manuel Castro