Special player cameras will track Messi, Ronaldo in Clasico
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are set to be tracked by a dedicated player camera during Saturday’s Clasico showdown, The Independent reports.
The two biggest stars from the two biggest teams in Spain will fight for supremacy in the coming Clasico and the individual player cameras mean that fans across the globe can now follow their favourite player during La Liga’s biggest encounter.
“Two cameras will get up-close and personal with the Portuguese striker and the Argentine forward, allowing supporters to feast their eyes on every last move made by the global stars,” La Liga confirmed in a statement.
Barcelona have the chance to open a 14 point gap between themselves and their biggest rival if they win at the Bernabeu.
There is also going to be a virtual Be The Player Camera which will allow TV audience to see the match from the point of view of the players on the pitch. This means that as an audience, one can see what Ronaldo or Messi is seeing at the time of scoring. All this technology will add new dimension surrounding the intense clash between Barcelona and Real Madrid.
“In an effort to make television viewers feel as if they were lapping up the action from a seat in the stands, the Bernabeu is also to be equipped with a virtual Be The Player camera, which features Intel's 360° technology and represents a first for a La Liga broadcast.