Barcelona and Real Madrid Legends to Fight it Out in Kolkata

The match, which will be held in the memory of Johan Cruyff, will be held in the third week of September.

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Football lovers in India can witness one of the most famous enmities on a football field – an El Clasico, right here in India. It was announced on 24 May that FC Barcelona legends will play Real Madrid legends in Kolkata in an exhibition match organised by Football Next Foundation, Sportskeeda reported.

The match, which will be held in the memory of Dutch legend Johan Cruyff, will be held in the third week of September.

Real Madrid legends Amancio Amaro, Isidoro San Jose and Richard Galeo confirmed about the match through an announcement at the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid.

The proposed match is likely to be held at the Rabindra Sarovar Stadium where all the ISL matches were held during the 2016-17 season.

Kolkata is famous for the football-derby involving Mohun Bagan and East Bengal.

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