Barcelona v Real Madrid - El Clásico Boot Preview

The stage is set for the biggest match in club football, all eyes will be on the Camp Nou tomorrow night, when the current La Liga leaders host their archrivals from the capital.

But the match which could be deciding the outcome of the 2015-16 La Liga season is not only interesting in footballing terms - the football boots worn by the 22 players will be fascinating as well, with many players including Messi, Neymar and Ronaldo showcasing custom or new football boots.

Barcelona Boot XI v Real Madrid

This is the Barcelona Boot Lineup for El Clásico.

The Barcelona Boot XI is entirely split between Adidas and Nike players with a 7:3-ratio, plus Dani Alves, who is without a boot contract and constantly switching different blackout cleats, mostly recently Nike Mercurials.

Lionel Messi, who's been in outstanding form for the past few weeks, will give his new Adidas Messi Pibe de Barr10 a second outing after their debut in the Champions League match against Manchester City last Wednesday.

Neymar joins Messi as another player with his own signature boots, having sported the silver Nike Hypervenom Liquid Diamond Boots for some time now. Luis Suárez, meanwhile, was back to the normal Adidas F50 Adizero 2015 boots after exclusively having worn the Tattoo Pack edition of Adidas' speed silo for a few games.

The rest of Barcelona's football boots are fairly usual, apart maybe Jordi Alba who's sporting the leather variant of the 2015 Adidas F50 Adizeros and Andrés Iniesta, who's lately been wearing the lowcut Nike Magista Opus Boots, after he was Nike's main player for the high-top Nike Magista Obra Boots.

Real Madrid El Clásico Boot Lineup

This is the Real Madrid Boot XI for El Clásico against FC Barcelona.

Cristiano Ronaldo will debut his new signature Nike Mercurial Superfly CR7 Silverware Boots, inspired by the silver trophies that drive players such as Cristiano Ronaldo at the end of the season. Cristiano Ronaldo will wear a modified version of the Nike Mercurial Superfly CR7 Silverware Cleat with a lower Dynamic Fit collar.

Gareth Bale received a unique white shiny Adidas F50 Adizero Boot, which makes sure that he stands out on the pitch. Gareth Bale's custom mi adidas Adidas F50 Adizero edition boasts a special reflective upper, and was launched on March 21. Karim Benzema will sport the Black / Solar Green Adidas F50 Adizero 2015 Boot, while Toni Kroos will lace up in his beloved white Adidas Adipure 11pro Boot.

The Real Madrid Boot XI vs Barcelona is split equally between Nike and Adidas, while Pepe will stand out wearing the classic Umbro Speciali Cleat.
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