There was a time both Barcelona and Madrid fans argue about who was the best club in the world, there was a time both team dominated Spain and Europe at large, both fan base have live to see their beloved club fall.
What has suddenly gone wrong to Real Madrid? arguably the greatest club ever,the champions league record winners has suddenly become a shadow of themselves.
Barcelona, five times champion winner’s , the first club to win the sextuple has suddenly become a club that faces humiliations year in year out what has suddenly gone wrong?
One could attribute Barcelona downfall to bad leadership under Joseph Bartomeu.
Barcelona of recent have made numerous big signings that didn’t leave up to expectations, the club transfer policy has let them down on a number of occasions in recent times.
Barcelona problems on and off the pitch, their signing of managers, and their large spending have all reflected the issues at the very top of the club’s hierarchy.
The Roma debacle, the Anfield night and the biggest of all the 8-2 thrashing of Barcelona by eventual champions Bayern Munich made it a third successive years the Catalan giants were humiliated at the biggest stage in Europe.
According to Some Real Madrid fans, Perez who is arguably Madrid’s greatest president ever is to be blamed for their downfall, will I agree less? No. Letting their greatest player ever Christiano Ronaldo go could also be attributed to their downfall.
On a night when Ronaldo broke another record was the night Madrid were dump out of another competition in just a week.
The Spanish giant Crashed out of the Super cup after being beaten by Atletic Club,
just a week later they Bowed out of the Copa Del Ray after being beaten by 10 Man Alcoyano from the third division.
What is the solution? Its high time both teams know that they are not the team they use to be, they will need to let go of some old players to pave way for young talents that will dominate the world of football again, of cause both teams especially Barcelona who are on a verge of bankruptcy cannot spend much because of the covid-19 pandemic but they will need to find a way out.
Teams fall and rise, but Madrid and Barcelona falling at the same time is the mystery I can’t explain.