1. Statistics That Defined Real Madrid's 2016/17 Liga Season

    Real Madrid were crowned 2016/17 champions of La Liga, finishing three points clear of archrivals Barcelona after an incredibly consistent season...

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  2. Bleacher Report's Alternative Barcelona Awards for 2016/17 Season

    Barcelona couldn't quite manage to chase down Real Madrid in La Liga in the end, but the Catalan outfit still end the campaign having won the Spanish Super Copa and have the chance to retain the Copa del Rey, with a final against Alaves ahead...

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  3. Bleacher Report's Alternative Real Madrid Awards for 2016/17 La Liga Season

    Real Madrid might have wrapped up the 2016/17 season by winning La Liga, but there is still more silverware up for grabs: They face Juventus in the UEFA Champions League final, ...

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  4. Power Ranking Every Player for Barcelona in 2016/17 Liga Season

    Barcelona's season isn't quite over and done with yet, with a Copa del Rey final against Alaves still ahead, but such are the standards and expectations at the Camp Nou that the 2016/17 season will be tinged with disappointment...

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  5. Ranking Every Player for Real Madrid in 2016/17 Campaign

    Zinedine Zidane guided Real Madrid to the 2016/17 La Liga title, continuing his incredible, trophy-laden start as boss since taking over in January 2016...

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  6. The Defining Moments of Real Madrid's La Liga Title Success

    A five-year wait is over, and Real Madrid are finally kings of Spain once again; a 2-0 win at Malaga has ensured La Liga is theirs, and Los Blancos have lifted the trophy for the first time since 2012...

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  7. Barcelona's Best Squad of Last 20 Years Based on Shirt Numbers

    Barcelona's squad is filled with incredible talent, year after year, and one of the intriguing aspects of replacing one big name with another is always to see which player inherits the squad number of a departing legend...

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  8. Profiling Real Madrid's Young Stars at the European Under-17 Championship

    While Real Madrid 's senior stars continue full throttle in their search for success, with titles in La Liga and the UEFA Champions League both on the cards this month, the youth ...

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  9. Profiling Barcelona Players Going to the FIFA U-20 World Cup

    Chasing a senior title in La Liga they may be, but Barcelona's quest to be the best team both domestically and on the global scale means the search for future greats is never-ending...

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  10. Ranking Real Madrid's Greatest over-30 Signings of the Last 20 Years

    Real Madrid aren't shy about making a big splash in the transfer market, but one aspect of the business dealings that has been noticeable over the past couple of decades is the propensity ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 11,105 reads 0 comments

  11. Just How Much Have Barcelona Missed Dani Alves After His Move to Juventus?

    A natural part of any team's life cycle is to replenish the squad, with even the greatest sides needing injections of new faces and more youthful legs...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 9,756 reads 0 comments

  12. Ranking Barcelona's Greatest over-30 Signings of the Last 20 Years

    Barcelona might be famed for bringing through players from their youth academy over the past decade or two, but they also have a huge presence in the transfer market and are capable of signing the world's best players for enormous fees...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 7,292 reads 0 comments

  13. What Real Madrid Fans Really Think of Barcelona Star Lionel Messi

    Barcelona and Real Madrid are well-known for being huge rivals, both in Spanish domestic football and on the European stage for the biggest trophies, and that rivalry between the sides has often spilled over to the terraces in unsavoury fashion...

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  14. What Barcelona Fans Really Think of Real Madrid Star Cristiano Ronaldo

    The most compelling tales of our age have long been centred around two opposing forces: good vs. evil, light vs. dark, magic vs. science, red vs. blue. Another good example of an ongoing storyline is Cristiano Ronaldo vs...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 34,448 reads 0 comments

  15. Chronology of Cristiano Ronaldo Told Through His Goal Celebrations

    Around world football, several regular goalscorers opt for a trademark celebration of their own. A few might even plan or rehearse them with a team-mate, while in certain memorable ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 30,558 reads 0 comments

  16. Ronaldo vs. Griezmann: Which Madrid Superstar Is More Effective?

    As Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid prepare to go head-to-head in the UEFA Champions League semi-finals, both sides will be hoping their world-class forwards will be on form and ready to fire them into the final...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 8,021 reads 0 comments

  17. Barcelona's Biggest Transfer Steals of the Past 10 Years

    Barcelona have seen a shift over the last decade from producing consistent, exceptional young talent from their academy to signing big-money, exceptional talent—both established and up-and-coming—from elsewhere in the transfer market...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 26,878 reads 0 comments

  18. Barcelona's Current XI vs. Active Past Players XI

    A big feature of Barcelona's transfer business in recent seasons has been to sign back players they let depart earlier on in their careers...

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  19. Real Madrid's Current XI vs. Active Past Players XI

    Real Madrid aren't shy about improving their team in the transfer market, but as is naturally the case, when new faces arrive, those already in place have to make way...

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  20. Ranking of Sergio Ramos' Most Costly Red Cards

    Few things in life are as certain as death, taxes and Sergio Ramos red cards. The Spain international once again received his marching orders at the weekend, an incredible 22nd dismissal of his Real Madrid career...

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  21. The Story Behind Lionel Messi's 5 Most Iconic Barcelona Celebrations

    When Lionel Messi struck to win El Clasico for Barcelona in the final minutes at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday, he ensured several things were true at once...

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  22. The Stories Behind Lionel Messi's Top 5 Barcelona Goals

    Lionel Messi has 500 goals for Barcelona. Don't let the enormity of that pass by: One of the most historic clubs in the world, with a history littered with incredible players, ...

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  23. 5 Matches That Could Eventually Usurp El Clasico as World's Biggest Club Match

    Sunday sees the latest instalment of El Clasico, one of the world's most watched and anticipated sporting events, and it's a pivotal clash this time around...

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  24. Barcelona's 5 Greatest Modern El Clasico Moments

    Sunday brings El Clasico and perhaps the final chance for Barcelona to push the title race in La Liga to the brink; they're three points off the pace of Real Madrid and have played ...

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  25. Real Madrid's 5 Greatest Modern El Clasico Moments

    Real Madrid host Barcelona on Sunday in what is likely to be a frantic and tense El Clasico , with Los Blancos top of the table in La Liga and needing only to keep Barca at bay to tighten their grip on the title...

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