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El Clasico-Players who have played for both Barcelona and Real Madrid

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Several high-profile players of great ability have represented both Barcelona and Real Madrid, and we’re not talking about guys moving on for a last shot or easy pay packet when they’re past it. We aren’t interested in transfers like Michael Owen to Manchester United or a Christian Vieri to AC Milan (well, not unless I find time to write about Javier Saviola). No, we’re talking about players who donned both the Castilian white and the Catalan blue and red during their prime years and who made a real impact in the heated matches between both sides.



Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima

Of all the Clásico Heartbreakers of the modern era, this man has scored more Clásico goals than any other…
 

11 Clásico appearances (4 Barcelona, 7 Real Madrid)
6 Clásico goals (2 Barcelona, 4 Real Madrid

Barcelona record: W2 D1 L1

Real Madrid record: W2 D3 L2

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Michael Laudrup



Clásico appearances: 21 (17 Barcelona, 4 Real Madrid)
Clásico goals: 2 (both Barcelona)
Barcelona record: W6 D4 L7

 

Real Madrid record: W1 D1 L2
 
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Luis Enrique Martínez García


Clásico appearances: 32 (13 for Real Madrid, 19 for Barcelona)
Clásico goals: 5 (1 for Real Madrid, 4 for Barcelona)
Real Madrid record: W4 D5 L4

 

Barcelona record: W8 D7 L4
 
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Luis Figo


 
Clásico appearances: 23 (14 for Barcelona, 9 for Real Madrid)

Clásico goals: 4 (3 for Barcelona, 1 for Real Madrid)

 

Barcelona record: W7 D4 L3

 

Real Madrid record: W4 D3 L2
 
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