Real Sociedad and Athletic face off this Saturday in an atmosphere of maximum rivalry but, at the same time, maximum respect and strength of values
A basque derby It is a completely different party from the others. The rivalry between Real society Y Athletic Club It is historic, at the same level as other historic clashes such as Sevilla – Betis, Sporting – Oviedo or Celta – Depor. But they add a component that no other fratricidal duel anywhere in the world has.
because in a basque derby The atmosphere between hobbies is one of education, of total respect, of partying. There are always kaffirs everywhere, but a Real Sociedad – Athletic game is characterized by the absence of incidents, by mixing the fans of both teams, by giving an unusual color to the streets of a city.
A Basque derby is a global example of education and respect
It is very common to see bars packed with fans wearing jerseys from both teams living in peace and harmony. Both of them, athleticzales and txuri urdin, are a world example of well-understood football. What are the values of sport. Solidarity, camaraderie, respect for the rival…
This does not mean that each and every one of the Real Sociedad fans does not want to crush Athletic. And the other way around is the same. The match is one of maximum rivalry and leaving the eternal rival touched is always a plus. What really differentiates a Basque derby from others is the empathy and civility shown by both fans.
The Reale Arena dresses up for the great party of Basque football
This Saturday, Donosti will once again be a great party. From midday, the bars in the old town will be filled with Athletic fans who will flock from Bilbao. And the txuri urdin will receive them with the best finery, education and respect in abundance.
In sports, a golden opportunity for Real Sociedad, which comes third in the table, to leave Athletic very touched in that fight for fourth place that access to the Champions League. A power to power match with two styles, that of Imanol and Valverde, which guarantee a very good football match.