The first Spanish La Liga encounter between bitter rivals Real Madrid and Barcelona will surely attract million of global football fans, who are very much excited to see Barca's lethal tandem of Lionel Messi and Neymar tandem playing against Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale.
Real Madrid ready for El Clasico showdown with Real Madrid
El Clasico Reloaded
After a whirlwind of an offseason for both clubs, Real Madrid and Barcelona will be fielding new weapons in their latest encounter at Camp Nuo on Saturday.
Real Madrid will unveil before their rivals' eye their record-breaking acquisition in Gareth Bale, who will likely start for Los Blancos for the second time since leaving the Tottenham Hotspurs for the Spanish powerhouse.
"His physical condition is better and he is now ready to start a game," coach Carlo Ancelloti told the press via ESPN FC.
With the departure of now Arsenal striker Mesut Ozil, Angel Di Maria has evolved into a reliable goal scorer for Real Madrid and his plays as of late have Ancelloti feeling vindicated after allowing the German striker to leave Real Madrid.
''I decided to move Ozil on, it was a technical decision. I prefer Di Maria for the balance of the team. ''Di Maria has less quality than Ozil but I prefer his character and (the way he) helps the team.
''With the arrival of Bale it was better to have Di Maria than Ozil,'' Ancelloti told the media.
On the other hand, Barcelona will also introduce Brazilian wunderkind Neymar to Real Madrid. Neymar has been amazing in his first tour of duty for the Catalonian ballclub, giving them another goal-scoring threat alongside Xavi, Andre Iniesta and Messi.
"I don't think there is any need to explain what this match is all about," he told Barça's television channel on Wednesday via the Guardian. "Even though players might never have participated in one, they understand the importance of a game between Barcelona and Real Madrid.
"A Clásico is the pinnacle for any player. It's the game everyone wants to play in and demonstrate their best football. This will be my first and I want to make a great debut, preferably with a victory," he added.
Ronaldo vs. Messi 2013
Of course, all eyes will be on Ronaldo and Messi as the two of the best football players go head-to-head again this Spanish La Liga season. Ronaldo and Messi both collected 8 goals each this season, making their El Clasico warfare certainly a must wacth.
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