The clash in Dallas witnessed a form of Clasico reunion when former Barcelona player Seydou Keita refused to shake hands with Pepe and then threw a water bottle at him before the match.
The two teams were then involved in a stand-off, with Xabi Alonso having to have words with Keita.
Our friends at Dirty Tackle had more information on what exactly occurred in the friendly in the States:
"Keita accused Pepe of calling him a monkey during the first leg of the Spanish Supercopa in 2011. According to the Fox broadcast for the Roma-Real Madrid match, the fourth official said that Pepe spat at Keita at some point during the handshake/water bottle incident, as well.
"Despite the seriousness of these accusations, Pepe still managed a smile as the water bottle whizzed past him. But that's probably because at this point in his career of violence and misdeeds he must be used to these things."
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- Seydou Keita
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- Xabi Alonso