"El Clasico" By a sport enthusiast

This is el clasico

Facts:

Roughly 150 million people are expected to watch this weekend’s game—around 40 million more than regularly tune in to watch the Super Bowl.

You could say it’s also one of the most expensive games in the entire sports world. Real Madrid’s combined player salaries exceed $550 million. Barcelona’s roster costs $490 million.

Doesnt compare to a "derby" but its pretty much the same

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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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.

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