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Barcelona legends 3 Real Madrid legends 2: Ronaldinho no-look past one of three assists in Beirut friendly between past icons

Ballon d'Or-winning Brazilian was the star of the show during exhibition in Lebanon also setting up a strike for Simao

RONALDINHO showed that he truly belonged in the ‘legends’ category as Barcelona and Real Madrid counterparts played out a friendly in Lebanon.

The two-time World Player of the Year produced three assists in a 3-2 win for the Catalans — with one being one of the defining moves of his career.

Ronaldinho was the star for Barcelona once again in Lebanon Clasico exhibition

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Ronaldinho was the star for Barcelona once again in Lebanon Clasico exhibition

Ex-Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan superstar produced a stunning no-look pass for fellow 2006 Champions League-winner, Ludovic Giuly to slam home.


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Stars of the past to part in another Clasico which amazingly ended with the same scoring as the recent epic La Liga clash.

Barcelona started with the likes of  Eric Abidal, Miguel Angel Nadal, Gianluca Zambrotta, Edmilson, Edgar Davids and Gaizka Mendieta.

Ronaldinho was the main attraction as Barcelona won a Clasico friendly

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Ronaldinho was the main attraction as Barcelona won a Clasico friendly
Ronaldinho's class is permanent with no look assist in Barcelona vs Real Madrid legends friendly

Ronaldinho was the star of the show in a legends Clasico friendly in Beirut

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Ronaldinho was the star of the show in a legends Clasico friendly in Beirut

Ronaldinho receives the ball with his back to the Real Madrid goal

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Ronaldinho receives the ball with his back to the Real Madrid goal

Without even looking, Ronaldinho spotted Ludovic Giuly making a run

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Without even looking, Ronaldinho spotted Ludovic Giuly making a run

Ludovic Giuly gets on the end of Ronaldinho's no-look pass to make it 1-0

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Ludovic Giuly gets on the end of Ronaldinho's no-look pass to make it 1-0

While Roberto Carlos, Fernando Morientes and Fernando Sanz were among the big names in action for Real Madrid.

But Ronaldinho — who still turns out for Fluminense — was undoubtedly the star of the show as he donned a Barcelona shirt for the first time since 2008.

There were 38,134 people in the Camille Chamoun stadium in Beirut, and the Catalan stars also visited the club’s foundation in the city.

Barcelona players in celebration as Ronaldinho lays assist for Ludovic Giuly

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Barcelona players in celebration as Ronaldinho lays assist for Ludovic Giuly

No-look pass legends goal evokes memory of combination between Ronaldinho and Ludovic Giuly in 2006 Champions League semi-final

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No-look pass legends goal evokes memory of combination between Ronaldinho and Ludovic Giuly in 2006 Champions League semi-final victory over AC Milan

Ronaldinho kisses the Champions League trophy after victory back in 2006

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Ronaldinho kisses the Champions League trophy after victory back in 2006

Ronaldinho showed his class immediately with his mesmeric assist for Giuly, which evoked memories of a similar move between the pair, ending in the Frenchman scoring the only goal of the 2006 Champions League semi-final tie against Milan.

Sanz equalised for Los Blancos before the Brazilian superstar teed up Simao to make it 2-1.

He then set up Giuly again for a third before Javi Guerrero netted a late consolation for Real Madrid.