GolTV to broadcast “El Clasico” showdown between La Liga superpowers Real Madrid and Barcelona on December 10
MIAMI – GolTV, the exclusive 24/7 bilingual TV network and online community for real soccer fans, will broadcast live coverage of one the world’s most-watched soccer matches, Spain’s bi-annual El Clásico between La Liga’s Real Madrid CF and FC Barcelona.
The match will be broadcast from Madrid’s legendary Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday, December 10 at 4 p.m. EST with full pre- and post-game coverage from GolTV beginning at 3 p.m. EST.
“With millions of soccer fans tuning in, El Clásico is one of the best and longest rivalries in the sport featuring top international soccer superstars,” said Rodrigo Lombello, COO at GolTV. “GolTV will give obsessive soccer fans extensive pre- and post- game coverage with expert commentary and the latest news on each team and its players.”
Additionally, real soccer fans can not only connect with others just like them and chat about El Clásico on GolTV’s official Facebook page, but they can also learn about GolTV’s official “Watch and Win” contest to air during the match, with the grand prize winner receiving a trip for two to either Las Vegas or Miami Beach.
The last time Real Madrid CF and FC Barcelona faced off in La Liga they played to a 1-1 draw, with Lionel Messi scoring on a penalty kick in the 53rd minute, and Cristiano Ronaldo equaling the match on a penalty kick in the 82nd minute.
El Clásico will be the fifth matchup between the two teams this year, featuring superstars such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Kaka, Iker Casillas, David Villa and Xavi Hernandez. Real Madrid CF currently has a three point lead over FC Barcelona in the La Liga standings.
Both teams have dominated Spain’s La Liga since the 1950s and play each other twice per season. Real Madrid and Barcelona have played 159 El Clásico matches since the season of 1928-29, and Real Madrid leads with 68 wins versus Barcelona’s 63.
In addition to coverage of Spain’s top league, GolTV is also home to Germany’s Bundesliga and Brazil’s Campeonato Brasileiro and Campeonato Paulista, all of which are showcased in crystal clear HD quality.