Real Madrid Club de Ftbol, commonly referred to as Real Madrid, is a professional Spanish football club based in Madrid. The club competes in La Liga, the top tier of Spanish football.
Since its inception in 1902 as Madrid Football Club, the club has traditionally donned a white home uniform. Since 1947, Real Madrid have played their home games in the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, which has a capacity of 81,044.
Unlike the majority of European sporting organizations, Real Madrid has always been owned and run by its members (socios). RedOne and Manuel Jabois composed “Hala Madrid y nada más” as the official anthem of Madrid.
Real Madrid has one of the largest fan bases in the world and is the most followed football club on social media, according to the CIES Football Observatory as of 2023. In 2022, it was estimated to be worth $5.1 billion, making it the most valuable football club in the world. With an annual revenue of €713.8 million in 2023, it was the second-highest earning football club in the world.
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|Full name||Real Madrid Club de Fútbol|
|Founded||6 March 1902; 121 years ago (as Madrid Football Club)|
|Head coach||Carlo Ancelotti|
|2022–23||La Liga, 2nd of 20|
Real Madrid Over the Years
In domestic football ocmpetetions, Real Madrid has won 69 trophies including:
- Record 35 La Liga titles
- 20 Copa del Rey
- 12 Supercopa de España
- 1 Copa Eva Duarte
- 1 Copa de la Liga
Real Madrid won a record 21 trophies in European football including:
- 14 European Cup/UEFA Champions League titles
- 2 UEFA Cups
- 5 UEFA Super Cups
In international competitions, they have won an unprecedented eight club world championships including 2000, 2002, 2014, and 2017. Madrid rated second in the International Federation of Football History & Statistics Club World Ranking. Madrid ranks first in UEFA’s all-time club standings.
Real Madrid was named the greatest football club of the 20th century by FIFA and the top European club. In 2004, Real Madrid also received the FIFA Centennial Order of Merit. Real Madrid has the highest number of appearances in the European Cup/Champions League (42) and holds the tournament record for most victories, most draws, and most goals scored.
Real Madrid is the only club to have won three consecutive European Cup/Champions League titles twice, first in 1955–56, 1956–57, and 1957–58, and then again in 2015–16, 2016–17.
Real Madrid is the first club to capture 100 trophies in all competitions across Europe’s top five divisions. Real Madrid is rated fifth in the UEFA club rankings as of March 2023. In 2022–23 season, Benfica ranks eighth in the all-time UEFA club rankings and seventeenth in the UEFA coefficient club rankings.
Benfica holds the record for the most significant aggregate European Cup victory, set in 1965–1966, and has the second-most participation in the UEFA Champions League (42). In addition, Benfica holds European record for the most successive wins in a domestic league (29), in which they became the first undefeated champions in 1972–73.
Real Madrid Current Squad
|1||GK||Belgium Thibaut Courtois|
|2||DF||Spain Dani Carvajal|
|3||DF||Brazil Éder Militão|
|4||DF||Austria David Alaba|
|5||MF||England Jude Bellingham|
|7||FW||Brazil Vinícius Júnior|
|8||MF||Germany Toni Kroos|
|10||MF||Croatia Luka Modrić|
|12||MF||France Eduardo Camavinga|
|13||GK||Ukraine Andriy Lunin|
|15||MF||Uruguay Federico Valverde|
|16||DF||Spain Álvaro Odriozola|
|17||FW||Spain Lucas Vázquez|
|18||MF||France Aurélien Tchouaméni|
|19||MF||Spain Dani Ceballos|
|20||DF||Spain Fran García|
|21||FW||Spain Brahim Díaz|
|22||DF||Germany Antonio Rüdiger|
|23||DF||France Ferland Mendy|
|24||DF||Spain Jesús Vallejo|
Real Madrid Champions League Record
|2019-2020||Round of 16||8||3||2||3|
|2018-2019||Round of 16||8||5||0||3|
|2009-2010||Round of 16||8||4||2||2|
|2008-2009||Round of 16||8||4||0||4|
|2007-2008||Round of 16||8||3||2||3|
|2006-2007||Round of 16||8||4||2||2|
|2005-2006||Round of 16||8||3||2||3|
|2004-2005||Round of 16||10||6||2||2|
Has Real Madrid Ever Won the Champions League
Yes, Real Madrid won 14 Champions League in years 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1966, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2022.