Former Barcelona forward Ronaldinho has been dropped by Mexican side Queretaro while unhappy supporters have dubbed him `Robberdinho` for producing sub-par displays amid media reports of too much partying.
Still getting over Brazil`s World Cup semi-final debacle at the hands of eventual winners Germany, fears have been expressed for the future well-being of the domestic league amid an ongoing exodus to Europe, but also China.
El Clasico is without a shadow of a doubt, the biggest fixture on the annual football calendar. The history, drama and fervor linked to this duel is second only to a FIFA World Cup final. Over the years, some of world football's greatest players have donned the Real and Barca colors to convert this match into a sporting spectacle. As Real Madrid get set to host Barcelona for the first El Clasico of the 2014-15 season, we take down memory lane to a unique moment in the history of this fierce rivalry.