Cristiano Ronaldo v Lionel Messi: How the world saw el Clasico

 

Last night, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi proved yet again why they stand alone as the world's greatest players.

The pair scored two goals each as the latest instalment of el Clasico ended 2-2.

For last night's match, Barcelona revealed that 680 press accreditations were given out to cover the game at the Nou Camp. That included 71 written media outlets, 15 radio stations and 32 television companies. The number of countries represented among those accredited stood at 28 - from Columbia to Croatia and Belgium to Burkina Faso.

There can be no doubt that this is the biggest fixture in the world when it comes to club football. Here, we take a look at how the match was covered around the globe...

 

England

The Independent

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo: a class apart in el Clasico

 

Ireland

Irish Times

All square in Ronaldo and Messi shootout

 

Egypt

Ahram Online

Real Madrid, Barcelona showdown had everything

 

Australia

Herald Sun

Big guns bag doubles as Barcelona, Real Madrid play out thriller

 

United States

The New York Times

Messi and Ronaldo: 2 Stars in Their Own Universe

 

Turkey

National Turk

Barcelona vs Real Madrid is now officially Messi vs Ronaldo

 

India

The Hindu

Barcelona held by Real in Clasico

 

Thailand

Bangkok Post

Messi, Ronaldo share braces

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