Fear and Loathing in La Liga
Barcelona, Real Madrid, and the World's Greatest Sports Rivalry
Explore the 100-year history of the epic rivalry between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid in Fear and Loathing in La Liga. This definitive history covers more than just soccer, delving into the history, culture, politics, and economics of Spain. With exclusive testimonies and astonishing anecdotes, author Sid Lowe takes readers inside this fierce battle, from wounds left by the Civil War to Messi vs. Ronaldo. This nuanced and brilliantly informed history goes beyond the field to reveal the true story behind El Clásico.
First Published in 2012