First ever match between two giants
The first official match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona was played on May 13, 1902, and ended with a 3-1 victory for FC Barcelona.
The most watched soccer match in the world
El Clasico is the most watched soccer match in the world and it is estimated that more than 650 million people watch it worldwide.
Busquets, the player with the most derbies
Sergio Busquets tops the list with 46 Clasicos played, one ahead of Sergio Ramos and Leo Messi with 45.
Four games in less than a month
In the 2010-11 season, Real Madrid and FC Barcelona met four times in less than a month, including matches in La Liga, the Copa del Rey and the Champions League.
The biggest result for Real Madrid
The biggest game in the history of the Clásicos took place in 1943, when Real Madrid beat FC Barcelona 11-1 at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium.
Barcelona’s biggest win in Madrid
On May 2, 2009, FC Barcelona achieved a historic victory by beating Real Madrid 2-6 at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Messi, top scorer
Lionel Messi is the top scorer in the Clasicos with 26 goals, followed by Cristiano Ronaldo with 18 goals.
Miguel Muñoz, the coach with the most victories
The coach with the most wins in the Clásicos is Miguel Muñoz, who achieved 16 victories with Real Madrid, with 9 draws and 11 defeats.
All matches won against the rival
In the 2010-2011 season, FC Barcelona won all six official matches against Real Madrid, including the UEFA Champions League semifinals. In the 2005-2006 season, Real Madrid won all four official matches against FC Barcelona.
More than two and a half hours of match
The longest match in the history of the Clásicos took place on February 21, 1954, when the game was extended for 2 hours and 36 minutes due to heavy snowfall.