Greatest Soccer Rivalriescaw81690 The fiercest and most exciting rivalries in all of soccer.
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I'm a real fan and I know every fixture in club football and this is the biggest rivalry. somewhere in betwwen 1960 to 1980 there has been deaths of real madrid and barcelona fans which relate to the el clasico (the name of the rivalry)
If you are alive you should know it is the biggest rivalry in world football, best players on earth, most watched game apart from champions league final and world cup final.
Ok Barcelona vs Real Madrid is probally the most known game around the world
BUT I prefer to watch Brazil vs Argentina Because There Latino Teams
Barcelona is better, but I like Real M betterV15 Comments
Really? When was the last time they truly competed against each other? Celtic v rangers has it beat as a rivalry on every level, Boca v River craps all over it, christ Arsenal Man U is bigger now (or at least it was when arsenal won things a few years ago)
League Titles = 17
FA Cups = 11
Champions League = 3
TOTAL = 31
League Titles = 18
FA Cups = 7
Champions League = 5
TOTAL = 30 - plmilligan1968
I think you'll find that's EIGHTEEN league titles for United, soon to be nineteen too ;) - ninapalmer
Liverpool suckV15 Comments
I am a Celtic fan and I live in Scotland. It's the most intense derby in the world!. Even when I was playing for Texas rush the whole team knew about the derby and what it stood for
Rangers vs Celtic from Scotland, the first ones known as protestants and Celtic fans as catholics makes this match unique not just in Glasgow but the whole world
There Maybe Bigger Teams, But No Bigger Rivals, Its Purely Religion - Celtic ( Catholic ) Rangers ( Protestant ) Glasgow Turns Into The Gaza Strip When This Game Is OnV1 Comment
It's byfar the biggest rivalry why isn't it higher - Joeyp
Not finding it the same due to serie decline but still the grand derby of Milan.
Italians are very sensitive when it comes to their soccer, ac and inter have always had bad politics. Italian soccer is the best though, gli azzurri! Viva italia! One of the greatest foot-balling nations in the world!
Any other rivalry has reason about why it is rivalry. For instance religion, politics or class difference. This is not about that, because as the day you were born you start to hate Fenerbahce to death. Its coming from your DNAs.
Fenerbahce vs Galatasaray, two football teams with great tradition and with great fans makes this match one of the best
By far the best rivalry/derby in the world of football. The games of May 12th, 2012 and March 8th, 2015 are examples of exciting games.
most intense fans in the world end of storyV3 Comments
Its more than just football for these two. They absolutely hate each other and there has to be like 5 fights that break out in the stands during a game. And how bout the urine bags and batteries they throw to the americans at the azteca. I've seen bloody americans come out of the azteca that's why there's rarely a usa shirt seen in the stands.
Is this really a rivalry? Its only known in the US and probably Mexico, I would put Brazil - Argentina
They have been rivals ever since America decided to mess with Mexico YEARS ago...
USA is better then MexicoV4 Comments
i think this rivalrie should be first.
This is the biggest rivalry in football history. Period.
The only match in the world that makes Celtic v rangers look normal, one of my dreams is to see it at the Bombonera. Hail hail
The most rivalry soccerV3 Comments
This match is one of the most hotly contested games in the world. I have no idea why it's not higher. Frankly, only Fenerbahce-Galatasaray, AC-Inter, and River-Boca can top this rivalryV1 Comment
All throughout the history, the two countries have fought against each other in battles like Grunwald and so on. The rivalry also exists in football - a match like this is watched by the most viewers and is certainly most exciting!
Not even close. The Polish have challenged way too few times the spheres Germany competes for in international football. In puncto rivalries for Germany its gotta be: Holland, England, Italy (though the English one is more a perception of the Brits).
did anyone see the germany poland group stage game in the 2006 world cup?
Newcastle can beat these if we are on bottom form Sunderland are crapV1 Comment
Birthed in blood and hate from WWII, this rivalry is now genetic, it's part of the national DNA of these two countries. Thankfully, as time, and those who lived the WWII occupation have passed, the hatred that fueled this rivalry has diminished into a more respectable, but no less potent antipathy, fueled by National honor and pride. This is one hornets nest that should not be touched, even with a feather. Just... Don't even look at it... You've been warned.
One of the fiercest international rivalry that has a rich history on the World biggest stage and lots of drama and hate (especially from the earlier Dutch sides, that nurtured a real hate for Germany due to the WWII occupation). WC Final '74, EC Semi-Final '88 in Hamburg (Butt-wiping with Thons Shirt), WC QFs '90 (Rijkaard spitting in Voellers Hair twice). Great Teams? Check! Great Players? Check! Great Stakes? Check? Great Rivalry!
Other people will never understand
this should be higher... redstar is a holder of the 1991 champions league and partizan were runners up, in the 1990's no body go beatzvezda and that era brought people to watch the games with partizan and the only reason why no one caresbout this rivalry is because nato bombed serbia and now people look at us like terrorist
One of the best derbies in football - UrkeDorcol
Please this is obviously the greatest rivarly, they have even set fire to each others stadiums
They actually kill each otherV1 Comment
I think that Man U is better but Man City is really good to. This rivalrie is so big to me that one time Wayne Ronney scored in the last few minutes then when the game was over some guy got arrested for throwing a coin and hitting Chris Smalling in the eye and making him bleed for celebrating Man U's win!
Well Man Utd has rooney and rvp Man City has Arguro and Sliva so, yea, Man United Might, who am I kidding Man Utd Will lose
Seriously number 16? This is a HUGE rivalry one reason is because of the starting goalie for Bayern Munchin.
In therms of hooligan fights, number 1, supporters always trow bombs, stones and stuff, it's the battle between the 2 biggest cities in the netherlands, and almost everyone in rotterdam hates amsterdam.. and so on, should be rated higherV1 Comment
ALthough they are not the best teams, this is a great and intense rivalry.
Hatred knows no bounds. The Hellenes of Lazio against the roman club of Mussolini. A real clash of culture but enhanced due to ac, inter and juve success
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