On Saturday, Real Madrid will host Barcelona in the 229th edition of el Clasico -- a rivalry that has become the biggest-money clash in world football.
Players with a total value of almost 1.3 billion euros will take the field at the Bernabeu in front of a global audience of more than 400 million viewers.
In every direction, the clasico numbers keep on growing. No other game comes close.
1. The two clubs own the five most expensive players in football history
Madrid's XI won't include the...
Carlo Ancelotti has told L'Equipe that Paris Saint-Germain "broke" their relationship with him by threatening to sack him.
Ancelotti, who was appointed midway through the 2011-12 season, missed out on the league title to Montpellier, and was under pressure at the Parc des Princes after beginning the following campaign in far from emphatic fashion.
Things came to a head following a 2-1 defeat at Nice on Dec. 1 -- PSG's third loss in five league games -- when the club's owners told the Italian his...