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What Is It Like To Watch El Clasico In Barcelona?

By: Casey Rhine

Ohhhh El Clásico, where to begin. One of soccer's most heated, yet most deeply cherished rivalries.Few of you readers get to experience El Clasico, in Barcelona, while it's happening. This was my mission on December 23rd and should be your mission on May 6th if you are not lucky enough to go to the game in the Camp Nou.

Potential Real Madrid Starting XI 2022-23: This Team Has Too Many Central Midfielders

The defending champion of Europe and LaLiga is about to begin another quest for dominance. The potential Real Madrid starting XI 2022-23 has more options and scenarios than manager Carlo Ancelotti has trophies.

Madrid said farewell to Marcelo, Isco and Gareth Bale this summer but picked up some reinforcements. This team also has a ludicrous number of talented midfielders. Ancelotti will have a tough time deciding his starters, but this is the lineup that’s most likely to feature next season.

Luis Suárez Returns To Boyhood Club After Rejecting MLS Offers

Former Liverpool and Barcelona forward Luis Suárez has re-joined Uruguayan team Nacional on a free transfer, returning to the Montevideo-based club after 16 years in Europe.

The 35-year-old, who left LaLiga side Atlético Madrid at the end of last season, said on social media on Tuesday he had reached a pre-contract agreement with Nacional, where he started his professional career in 2005.

"Proud to wear my shirt again at @Nacional," Suarez wrote on Twitter on Wednesday. "Thank you all for the support! See you soon."

Late Club América Equalizer Denies Real Madrid Its First Preseason Victory

Real Madrid and Club América faced off for the fifth time in their history in yet another friendly match played in the United States this summer. Like in 2010, both teams gave us an entertaining match in the city of San Francisco, which, as a result of their recent performances, served as a game where they could bounce back from last weekend's losses.

Barcelona Is Back: This 2022-23 Potential Starting XI Could Win LaLiga And More

Barcelona is scary again. Former player now manager Xavi corrected course for the Catalan club last season and now has the roster to go for titles. The potential Barcelona starting XI 2022-23 lineup is not only filthy, but has incredible depth.

River Plate, Dortmund, Nacional And Now MLS: Where Will Luis Suárez Go?

This summer's Luis Suárez transfer saga has been all over the place, and reports now place the Uruguayan in MLS.

After two seasons at Atlético Madrid, Suárez became a free agent July 1 and it was time to look for a new club. Many suggested that a move back to South America would be ideal for the striker after a 16-year career abroad. However, with Qatar around the corner, Suárez preferred to remain in Europe to prepare for his last World Cup.

“My priority is to stay in Europe,” he said.

What Did Real Madrid And Club América Look Like The Last Time They Played In San Francisco?

Real Madrid and Club América play a friendly on Tuesday, July 26 as part of the Soccer Champions Tour 2022. The game takes place in San Francisco and marks the second time they've squared off in this city through five total historical meetings. 

The first time they faced off in the Golden City was on Aug. 4, 2010. A friendly at the now extinct Candlestick Park saw the teams preparing for the 2010-11 season with perhaps the most entertaining match of their short rivalry.

Fans Chant ‘Shakira, Shakira’ At Gerard Piqué Throughout El Clásico In Vegas

Gerard Piqué was persona non grata Saturday night in El Clásico at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas with Real Madrid supporters naturally jeering him, Barcelona fans only too aware of the problems caused by his massive salary and neutrals showing their support for Shakira following her recent split with the Barça defender.

Barcelona, $1 Billion In Debt, Can’t Stop Spending Money — How Is It Possible?

FC Barcelona’s money issues are no secret. The Spanish giant famously had to let Lionel Messi leave for PSG after a violation of LaLiga’s financial fair play rules. In March 2021, the club was technically bankrupt. Prior to the 2021-22 season, La Blaugrana were not able to register the salaries of Memphis Depay and Eric García until several players accepted wage deferments. All the while, Barcelona debt reached a reported $1.32 billion. 

Memphis Depay Sends Inter Miami's Damion Lowe To The Bahamas In Barça's 6-0 Stroll

Barcelona put on a show Tuesday night against an obliging Inter Miami at DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Raphinha, Ansu Fati, Gavi, Memphis Depay and Ousmane Dembélé scoring in a 6-0 result, although the real story was surely Romeo Beckham's senior debut for dad's team.   

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