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"El Clásico is the biggest game in the world": Aubameyang

It's the history and the passion that make El Clásico one of the most watched soccer events in the world, regardless of the stakes or the players.


The third and final El Clásico game between Real Madrid and Barcelona takes place this Sunday, March 20 at 3 p.m. ET at the Bernabeu in Madrid.

Real Madrid remain eight points behind Sevilla at the top of the LaLiga table. Barcelona are in third place, and on an 11-game winning streak in the league. They are on track to secure a top-four finish. In the last two El Clásicos, Real Madrid beat Barcelona, 2-1 at Camp Nou in the LaLiga matchup and 3-2 in the semifinals of the SuperCopa.

Always an entertaining matchup between the two Spanish teams, El Clásico remains one of the most watched events in soccer, regardless of who is on the field or coaching the teams.

"Biggest match in the world, for sure," said Barcelona player Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. "Everyone is talking about that game."

"I know how the derbies are. I played a few in the past. There is this tension and this feeling that it's something special, something different."


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