Spain's Top Football Teams Face Off

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Spanish players celebrate with the trophy after the ceremony following the 2010 FIFA World Cup between the Netherlands and Spain on July 11, 2010 at Soccer City stadium in Soweto, South Africa. (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty)

Tensions are high in Spain during El Clásico, a football match between the country's top teams, from Madrid and Barcelona. The teams will play each other in Madrid this evening, for the third time in just a few days. Sarah Rainsford, the BBC's Madrid correspondent, talks with us about why the rivalry between the two teams is so intense. 


Sarah Rainsford

Produced by:

Alex Goldmark

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