It's been a while since the the two most storied clubs in Spanish football featured in the finals of the Copa Del Rey. Wednesday was Clasico time.
Barcelona set off against their bitter rivals Real Madrid. The winner would claim the top prize for a competition that featured the top teams in Spain.
The match was scoreless for ninety minutes. Neither team could take over, it was a classic back-and-forth slug fest that we have come to expect from the world's best. That is when Real Madrid caught lightening in extra time.
Angel Di Maria crossed a perfect ball across the box. On the right side, the best player in soccer was waiting. Cristiano Ronaldo launched himself into the air and thumped a header into the back of the net. The match would end on the perfect score.
Real Madrid gets over on their rivals in this round. They take home the first of what could be a few trophies this season.
They are still very much alive in Champions League play. The two Spanish giants will duke it out for the most sought after title in club soccer. Real Madrid takes on Barcelona April 27th in the first leg of the Champions league semi-finals.
You can bet that the Catalans will be out for retribution to start play. Ronaldo and the rest of Real Madrid will be waiting.