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Barcelona start El Clasico with giant mosaic dedicated to former manager Tito Vilanova

Brooks Peck
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The 98,000 fans at the Camp Nou for El Clasico combined to create a stadium-wide mosaic dedicated to former Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova, who had to step down in July as he continues his fight against throat cancer. Vilanova led Barcelona to a league title in his only season in charge after serving as an assistant under Pep Guardiola for five years. The whole of Camp Nou showed that Vilanova is not forgotten with the message "Força Tito!" displayed within the mosaic.

The good vibes continued for the home side after the match began, with Neymar scoring 19 minutes into his first appearance against Real Madrid. Here's the goal...

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