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Barcelona and Real Madrid commanders Lionel Messi and Sergio Ramos will shake hands on Sunday at the Camp Nou in front of their 39th El Clasico appearances. Taking a gander at the record-breaking appearances list for this memorable installation, just Manuel Sanchís (with 43), Francisco Gento (42) and Xavi Hernandez (42) have participated in more focused El Clasico than their 38.

Read more at: for-their-39th-el-clasico/Funnily enough, the two players made their bow in this notable competition on November nineteenth, 2005 when the Blaugrana cavorted to an acclaimed 3-0 win at the Santiago Bernabeu. For Messi it was multi day to recall; the then-18-year-old helped Samuel Eto’o’s opener following 15 minutes. From that point, he hasn’t thought back and has concocted 26 El Clasico objectives of his own, a record ever of apparatus. Barça’s number 10 has been on the triumphant side 17 times, losing on 12 events and drawing nine.

Read more at: for-their-39th-el-clasico/Ramos, notwithstanding being on the losing side that night in 2005, has delighted in a lot of El Clasico achievement himself. The safeguard had officially gone up against Barcelona twice with Sevilla before anchoring a major cash exchange to the capital – the two misfortunes, 2-0 and 4-0 – yet it took until 2006 for his first taste of El Clasico triumph, a 2-0 home win in which he helped Raul for the opener. He’s presently piled on 13 wins in this installation altogether, while drawing eight times and losing 17 times. In spite of being an inside back, he has four objectives to his name, most as of late netting a very late equalizer in the 2016/17 alliance coordinate at the Camp Nou. Looking further down the appearances list, Barcelona have two different players in the squad with somewhere around 30 El Clasico excursions to their name: Sergio Busquets with 33 and Gerard Piqué with 30. Following the flight of Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid never again have any others with at least 30 appearances added to their repertoire, in spite of the fact that Karim Benzema (28) and Marcelo (27) are shutting quick. The two mentors encountered this apparatus amid their playing days too, regardless of whether neither Ernesto Valverde nor Julen Lopetegui at any point really showed up. Lopetegui was at Real Madrid somewhere in the range of 1988 and 1991 and at Barcelona somewhere in the range of 1994 and 1997, while Valverde was at the Camp Nou from 1988 and 1990. In any case, the two players just at any point made the seat, or, in other words be watching this present end of the week’s apparatus from.