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El Clásico Recap: Barcelona Thrives; Real Madrid Whines [with photos and video]

03/24/2014
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El Clásico Recap: Barcelona Thrives; Real Madrid Whines [with photos and video]

FC Barcelona won a typically mesmerizing El Clásico vs. Real Madrid on Sunday. The final score was 4-3. It pulled Barca back within one point of the La Liga lead. A loss would have knocked them out of contention. Lionel Messi, the G.O.A.T., scored a hat trick in the match (though two were from the…

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Your Commemorative Keepsake ‘Dani Alves Nutmegs Cristiano Ronaldo In El Clasicó Meets Jame Gumb’ Mashup

10/27/2013
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Your Commemorative Keepsake ‘Dani Alves Nutmegs Cristiano Ronaldo In El Clasicó Meets Jame Gumb’ Mashup

When Barcelona defender Dani Alves nutmegged Real Madrid superhero Cristiano Ronaldo during Saturday’s El Clasicó at the Camp Nou, magisterial announcer Ray Hudson likened it to an emasculation. Since Barca defeating Real, and Silence of the Lambs, are two of my favorite things on earth, I was inspired to create this video of the seminal…

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ICYMI: Lionel Messi Scored on a Ridiculously Superb Free Kick in El Clasico

10/07/2012
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ICYMI: Lionel Messi Scored on a Ridiculously Superb Free Kick in El Clasico

Both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals in Sunday’s El Clasico match between Barcelona and Real Madrid. It was an incredible match. But, Messi’s free-kick goal to temporarily put the home side up 2-1 at the Camp Nou was the standout highlight. So, here it is: And from the stands:

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This Week’s SI Has a Great Story on FC Barcelona

10/05/2012
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This Week’s SI Has a Great Story on FC Barcelona

You’ll have to be a subscriber to read it online now. But, considering how awesome that picture of Lionel Messi, and the fact that America’s leading sports magazine committed nine full pages to the best side on earth, well, of course it warranted mention on this here site. Oh, El Clasico’s on Sunday. Glorious day.…

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Here’s A Picture Of Jose Mourinho, Waiting By A Ref’s Car, To Insult Him After El Clasico

01/26/2012
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Here’s A Picture Of Jose Mourinho, Waiting By A Ref’s Car, To Insult Him After El Clasico

This photo of Jose Mourinho, brought to you via Barcastuff’s Twitter feed, is what the sorest loser in international sports looks like. Seriously. The Real Madrid coach staked out the referee’s car after a 2-2 draw with Barcelona yesterday. To insult him.

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Here Are The Highlights From Barcelona’s 3-1 Win In El Clasico

12/10/2011
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Here Are The Highlights From Barcelona’s 3-1 Win In El Clasico

The game ended to a deafening cacophony of booing and hissing from the home support. Barcelona put an end to any doubts about their mental resolve and quietened and detractors who were pointing to their poor (by their standards) away record, by strolling to what in the end was an easy three points. [Spanish Football]

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Barcelona advances to UEFA Champions League final

05/04/2011
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Barcelona advances to UEFA Champions League final

After a 1-1 draw which drove the aggregate score to 3-1, Barcelona sent the whiners also known as Real Madrid home yesterday. No, I’m not entirely comfortable with Barca’s theatrics, but I’m less comfortable with the chippy cheap shots Real Madrid consistently takes throughout the course of a match, thus deserving the yellow and red…

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