The Clasico of legends between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid took place on Tuesday in Tel Aviv. The meeting was won by the Merengue (3-2), but Ronaldinho was illustrated by several class gestures. And a celebration of his own …
At 41, Ronaldinho has lost none of his talent and on Tuesday, nearly 30,000 people were able to attend the Brazilian genius show during a “Clasico for peace” between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, in the Bloomfield Stadium in Tel Aviv. Acceleration, swaying dribbles, blind pass … “Ronnie” was the most prominent player on the pitch but could not prevent the defeat of the Blaugranas at the end of the meeting (2-3).
A penalty for Ronaldinho
The Brazilian, who passed through Barça between 2003 and 2008, was first illustrated by an attempt to lob at the start of the match, slightly above the goals guarded by Jordi Codina (8th). Ten minutes later, Ronaldinho found the crossbar after an acceleration in the Madrid area (19th). Then just before the half hour of play, Ronnie this time opened the scoring from the penalty spot (28th).
To the delight of the spectators present in the stadium, the Brazilian genius repeated his characteristic celebration, the one he used during his playing career. Despite his brilliance, Ronaldinho did not know how to make other differences in the meeting and Real Madrid managed to take the ascendancy thanks to two quick goals from Pedro Munitis (42nd) and Alfonso (44th) .
Gala dinner and solidarity actions
Jofre Mateu equalized for Barça (60th) but the Madrilenians regained a definitive advantage by Rubén de la Red twenty minutes from the end of the match (70th), to ensure success in this Clasico, in which several former glories participated. of the two clubs: Rivaldo and Roberto Carlos were the captains of the two teams on Tuesday, Luis Figo, Deco, Javier Saviola, Frédéric Déhu, Ronald de Boer or Gaizka Mendieta also set foot on the lawn.
Before the meeting, players from both teams participated in a gala dinner. And the former FC Barcelona took advantage of their presence in Tel Aviv to inaugurate an exhibition on Sunday, before participating in several solidarity actions. Before topping it all off with a good performance on the lawn of Bloomfield stadium.