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Saturday's Real Madrid-Barcelona Match Was Expected To Draw Up To 500 Million Viewers

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 05 / 16

When Real Madrid plays Barcelona, it is "arguably the biggest game in club football each year," according to ESPN.com. Before Saturday's 1-1 draw at the Camp Nou, the most recent Clásico, in April, "aired in more than 90 countries around the world," with more than 400 million total viewers. G...

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