The rivalry between Barcelona and Real Madrid is one of the biggest football rivalries in the world.These teams are two of the biggest clubs in the world and have had some legendary names in the team over the years.However,there are even some players who turned out for both the teams and today 1sports1.com will have a look at some of the players who played for both Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Here is the list of 10 players who played for both Real Madrid and Barcelona-
Barcelona 1995-1999 (Joined Barcelona B in 1994)
Real Madrid 2000-2005
Born in Barcelona, Catalonia, Celades was a product of FC Barcelona’s youth system. He made his debuts with the main squad during 1995–96, and finished his first professional season with 16 games and two goals as the Catalans finished third in La Liga.
After winning two League titles and 3 Copa del Rey titles,he left for Celta in 1999.After a year with Celta de Vigo, Celades moved to Real Madrid,during four seasons he was used sparingly, but won two league trophies and the 2002 UEFA Champions League.
Real Madrid 1991-1995 (Real Madrid B 1989-1991)
In 1990, aged just 18, he made his professional debuts with Real Madrid and, although he never carved a regular place in the starting XI ,he helped the capital side to the 1995 League title.
FC Barcelona signed Alfonso in 2000,but he could not make any impact on the club and left Barca in 2002.
Real Madrid 1997-2000
Eto’o joined Real Madrid’s youth academy in 1997, but he could only train with Real Madrid B, as he was still a minor.Real Madrid B were relegated to the third tier, Segunda División B, where non-EU players are not allowed, and as a result, he was loaned to second division Leganés for the 1997–98 season.After making 30 appearances for the club and only scoring four goals, he returned to Madrid following the end of the 1998–99 season. In January 1999, he was loaned out to Espanyol,but failed to make any appearances for the club.
Barcelona signed Eto in 2004,he scored over 100 goals in five seasons with Barcelona, and is also the record holder in number of appearances by an African player in La Liga.He won the League thrice and UCL twice with Barca.
He is vividly remembered among one of the best Barcelona players ever.