Michael Laudrup, the man who changed 'El Clasico’ in one year

Michael Laudrup, the man who changed 'El Clasico’ in one year
Changing shirt Michael Laudrup was key to decant 'El Clasico' (Photo: Dream Team)

The 8 of January of 1994 the FC Barcelona He smashed to Real Madrid at the Nou Camp winning by 5-0. The 7 of January of 1995 the white set was endorsing him 'the little hand’ the whole FC Barcelona. Few changes in both templates but one that certainly was decisive changing of shirt and putting upside down 'El Clasico': Michael Laudrup.

The Dane was one of the players of higher quality and class of late the 80 and the 90. Able to pass looking away, control the ball and no one could snatch it away and find the gap between opposing defenses where no one else could, He became one of the most important players of his era.

As we say, It was instrumental in FC Barcelona of Johan Cruyff who won four consecutive league and European Cup achieved in 1992 Wembley against Sampdoria, the first in the history of the set blaugrana.

In the season 1993-1994 Barca again crowned champions in a final dramatic championship with Deportivo La Coruna who lost the title in the last minute the famous Djukic missed penalty against Valencia. that season, the Catalans won a historic little hand against Real Madrid with a Michael Laudrup which ended up being crucial in the party despite not being the holder.

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Laudrup's shirt Barca against Real Madrid (Photo: Sports world)

Danish entered the pitch at the minute 47 when the score stood 1-0 for him Barcelona. From there four more goals with Romario star who was able to score a hattrick with Laudrup offering a show of passes and assists.


The end of an era was ending. Danish relationship with the club in general and technical Johan Cruyff in particular it was not the old so he switched sides and left the eternal rival.

In his first season as Real Madrid was able to change things in a drastic way. The team led by Valdano and with Michael as a conductor was able to lift the league title and returned the little hand to his rival. This time was the hattrick Zamorano Y Laudrup He made and unmade at will.

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Laudrup's shirt Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona (Photo: Pinterest)

After the step meringue (He also played in the 1996-1997), one left to Vissel Kobe Japanese and ended his career Ajax where he retired in 1998 to begin his coaching career.

In the memory will remain his talent, elegance and class with the ball at his feet and as decanted the balance in those two classics for history.


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