Simply put, El Clásico is the single most expensive, most watched, and, objectively, the best sporting event in the world. More people will be watching than the "super bowl".
El Clásico is the designated term anytime Barcelona and Real Madrid play against each other. They’ve done it 229 times already in 86 years, and it’s still not really clear who’s better: Real Madrid has 92 victories versus Barcelona’s 89, but who’s counting?
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The "richest game" in sport
With a combined squad value over US$1bn, the best seats in the stadium costing almost $2,500 each, and an expected global audience of more than 400 million viewers, the 230th edition of El Clásico could be set to break records for a major sporting event.