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Barça-Madrid wars for signings before Neymar

Published:12/08/2019 - 14:16h

Updated:12/08/2019 - 14:17h

FC Barcelona and Real Madrid fight to take Neymar, but it is not the first time that both teams bid for the same player

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Moment culminante in the 'serial Neymar'. The FC Barcelona and the Real Madrid want to at all costs fichar to the Brazilian to reinforce his respective staff and in few weeks, maybe days, know where finish playing the forward, that wants to abandon as it was Paris Saint-Germain. However, this is not the first 'war' between culés and merengues by a signing.

War of Beckham and Ronaldinho

In 2003, Joan Laporta won the elections to the presidency of the Barça with the catchword of a draft agreement with David Beckham, but finally the Real Madrid advanced by the British and convinced him with a galactic agreement and with the possibility to play the Champions League, a competition for which the Barça had not classified .

Like contrapartida, using the contacts of Sandro Rosell, the FC Barcelona fixed in Ronaldinho like alternative to Beckham, a footballer that the Real Madrid -with the Manchester United of by half- also wanted to fichar, although the white plan was to expect a season before his arrival. At the end, the Brazilian decided to dress of Barcelona and less bad, since he only changed the dynamics of a Barça that had accustomed to lose.

The Barça carried to David Villa, Luis Suárez and Dani Alves

The FC Barcelona attained to win him the game to the Real Madrid by two forwards of world-wide size. In 2010, the culés brought to David Villa after the Real Madrid tempted him to accompany to the Christian Ronaldo, Kaka, Xabi Alonso... Years later, the Barça followed suit with Luis Suárez, a footballer wished from did years by the Real Madrid. Dani Alves Also had been object of wish of Florentino, but finish being culé.

The Madrid won the batala by the youngsters

The Real Madrid has been very effective during the last years to carry to the most promising players of the panorama, all they also pretended by the FC Barcelona. Footballers like Marco Asensio, Dani Ceballos, Vinícius Junior, Rodrygo Goes or Takefusa Kubo finish dressing of white, attracted by a sportive project of future.

The first 'serial Neymar'

To day of today, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid do not do more than repeating the battle to carry to a player to the that both contested does years, when it played in the Saints. In 2011, it happened the medical recognition with the Real Madrid after having arrived to an agreement with the whites, but finally finish accepting the offer culé. It will finish repeating everything?

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