FC Barcelona and Real Madrid will face off on April 28 in an El Clásico with former players of the two sides. The Catalan club has confirmed, that Ronaldinho is going to be one of the many legends on the pitch
The game is set to be played in the Lebanese capital of Beirut at the Camile Chamoun Sports City Stadium. It was confirmed earlier this week, when FC Barcelona announced that they would be playing a game against Manchester United’s Legends at the Camp Nou on June 30.
The Barca Legends has only played one game, and it was against former Mexican players from Queretaro. The lineup in Queretaro consisted of Barca legends such as Hristo Stoichkov, Vito Baia, Edmilson, Gheorghe Popescu, Ronald de Boer and Gaizka Mendieta, and the team was managed by the coach Jose Mari Bakero. Other than Ronaldinho, the lineup for the game between Barca Legends and the Real Madrid Leyendas on April 28, has yet to be confirmed.
The Brazilian legend, Ronaldinho returned to his former club FC Barcelona last month, when he was hired as a club ambassador.
FC Barcelona is hoping that this project is going to be assisting in the globalization of the brand of the club. The club will announce more games in the future.