Barcelona and Real Madrid legends are set to battle in a star-studded El Clasico match later this month.
Barca confirmed on Friday that their iconic squad will likely be in their first game in greater than a 12 months towards their Spanish soccer rivals in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Ronaldinho, Rivaldo, Deco, Gaizka Mendieta, Javier Saviola and Ronald de Boer are just some of the Blaugrana stars who will likely be on the pitch at Bloomfield Stadium with a capability of 29,400 on July 20.
Albert Ferrer, who spent greater than a decade as a Camp Nou participant, successful 15 accolades, will lead the workforce in their first outing since a game towards Colombian legends in March 2020 in Bogota earlier than the COVID pandemic -19 will not wreak havoc.
Real have but to launch their official squad roster, however are anticipated to arrive in Israel on July 19, a day earlier than the game.
Legendary left-back Roberto Carlos will likely be a part of Los Blancos’ touring social gathering, together with a person who has performed for each golf equipment, Luis Figo, in accordance to The Times of Israel.
The Portuguese ace spent 5 years at Barcelona, however signed for Real in a controversial € 62million switch in 2000, prompting a Barca fan to throw a pig’s head at him. his return to the Nou camp.
The big conflict is named “El Clásico de la Paix” and will likely be broadcast stay on Barca TV. Tickets are on sale now for 199 NIS (£ 44).
A Barcelona assertion mentioned: “The Barca Legends are the results of a FC Barcelona program to showcase the nice gamers who’ve worn their well-known colours through the years.
“It is designed to assist promote Barca’s title and values to the world by way of their former gamers, and to enable them to proceed enjoying for the workforce even after they retire as professionals.
“The purpose is to play video games and arrange facet occasions in completely different locations around the globe. “
Barca’s first workforce may even be in Israel this summer season, with a pleasant towards Beitar Jerusalem on the Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem on August 4 included in their pre-season schedule.