Speaking about the popularity of El Clasico, Real Madrid full back Marcelo said how World reacts on El Clasico day. Real Madrid and Barcelona are to take on against each other this Weekend in return leg of La Liga. The Brazilian defender had great game against Bayern Munich at Santiago Bernabeu. Once again, the home ground will be hosting another big game that would be crucial for both teams. So let’s take a look on what Marcelo said.
Marcelo: The World Stops To Watch El Clasico
While talking to La Liga World, Marcelo said “It’s an exciting match, the World practically stops still to watch. It’s a huge thing. Every player wants to play in it, and the people on the street are already talking about this game a month before it’s played.”
“I’ve been able to play in a few. There are some games before the Clasico and you cannot be thinking only about this game, but it is very difficult to concentrate on another match knowing that you are going to play the Clasico soon.”
“Just talking about it gives me goosebumps. I don’t know how to explain it. I have the privileged of being part of this game and I believe that there are many people who would to feel what the players here fee.”
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Real Madrid are currently leading the La Liga table with three points and a game in hand. But Barcelona still have chances to overtake Real. Speaking about remaining games, Marcelo said
“We are in good shape, but are aware that there are still many games left. All matches are important, but in this one, it’s a clash with a direct rival.”
El Clasico will be played on 23rd April 2017 at Santiago Bernabeu. You can check time of Real Madrid vs Barcelona in your country.