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Why the Madrid Derby is Bigger than El Clasico

One half of the city of Madrid is preparing for the Champions League final this weekend. In their latest Derby Days, Copa90 travelled to the Spanish capital to witness the last ever fixture between Atletico and Real at the Vicente Calderon.

Xabi Alonso – “Irish Grit with Spanish Finesse”

Xabi Alonso is one of the classiest footballers ever to grace the game. He’s played for some of the world’s biggest clubs like Liverpool, Real Madrid, and Bayern Munich and looks set to hang up his boots at the end of this season, but, as Squawka Football explain, it might have all started with a young Xabi’s trip to the Emerald Isle.

The Reign of Zidane

He’s the man of the moment. Zinedine Zidane takes charge at Real Madrid, becoming the youngest manager in twenty years, the latest chapter in an extraordinary career. From World Cup glory to infamy, Champions League wonder goals, to documentaries, Zizou is a legend of the game.

The Tactics Behind El Clasico

Copa90 and Top Eleven Animation look at how Luis Enrique reinvigorated Barcelona and evolved Pep’s tiki-taka football. Who do you think will win this weekend? Real Madrid or Barcelona?

Happy Birthday Zinedine Zidane

The French master turns 43 today. From World Cup glory to infamy, Champions League wonder goals, to documentaries, Zizou is a legend of the game.

Bayern Fans’ Incredible Display

Despite their disastrous performance on the field, Bayern Munich fans’ incredible choreographed display pre-kick-off wowed the watching global audience.

Torres Still Atleti’s Galáctico

When Póg Mo Goal spent some time living in Madrid, the Galácticos hype was at its peak. The Bernabéu Stadium was a mecca for day-trippers as the glamour of the game’s biggest names proved intoxicating. Across the city, however, beleaguered Atletico supporters still packed the Estadio Vincente Calderon and sang the name of ‘El Nino’.

What Colour Will the Cup Be?

Ahead of tonight’s Copa Del Rey Clasico final. Adidas have released a video starring Gareth Bale and Dani Alves. ¿De qué color será la Copa? – What colour will the Cup be?

Zizou to Become Next Madrid Boss?

Zinedine Zidane could be named Carlo Ancelotti’s successor at Real Madrid in 2016 when the Italian’s contract expires, according to media reports.

Atleti Fans Respond to El Clásico

Atletico Madrid fans respond to the action in a thrilling Clásico. Atleti stand atop La Liga table and, aside from cheering against their cross-city rivals, a Barca win would keep Los Rojiblancos on course for a first league title since 1996. The supporters also manage to wind up some Real followers in a nearby club.