FC Barcelona vs. Brazil in 1999 - The Full Match
The beginning of the week is never enjoyable, but let’s lessen the dosage of suffering with a glorious find on Youtube. 1999 was FC Barcelona’s centenary year and the whole season was quite the celebration of everything FC Barcelona. The highlight of the season (apart from winning the league title) was a friendly match on the 28th of April against the boys from Brazil who finished 2nd in the 1998 World Cup.
Ronaldo (the original) and Romario were making their return to the Camp Nou, but all eyes were on FC Barcelona maestro Rivaldo. Before the game, Rivaldo said he was happy to wear the Blaugrana jersey, but country won over club and Rivaldo played for his homeland. Legends were aplenty, as Figo (before the Real Madrid transfer) put on a show. Pep Guardiola started the match, but was subbed off at half time. Who subbed him off? Well, a certain young Catalan midfielder named Xavi. The match ended 2-2, and it was a real spectacle for all involved. (Full line-ups listed in the description of the video)
Tom Cleverley, Chris Smalling & Nemanja Vidic may all return for Manchester United’s next match against Liverpool.
please God please
the cap :3
lol never thought I’d see any of our GKs wear one, but he made it look cool. Looked confident collecting crosses, good reaction save today after that deflection off Ando.
The boy captured in bronze whose golden heart knew no fear. And whose universal boots wove such tales, such legends… Of the boy who lived life before life had begun.
Happy Birthday, Duncan!
possible future England keeper, future Spain number one, Denmark’s number one - what do we have to worry?
will always remember this goal…bloody fantastic
also Cristiano’s thigh looks bigger than both my legs put together
The Wembley Stadium Tour opened in 1978, but now visitors can view the ‘Exhibition of Champions’ as well as the England changing rooms, players tunnel, trophy winner’s steps, press conference rooms and Wembley’s famous Royal Box. Supported by UEFA, the new exhibition celebrates 56 years of European Football history and will form part of the Wembley Stadium Tour.
The exhibit features things such as including the inspirational captain armband of Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard from 2005, David Beckham’s jersey from Manchester United’s nail biting victory in 1999, the original Intercontinental Cup, and much more.
Must. Go. To. Wembley.