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Real Madrid Club is a Spanish professional football club, which according to FIFA became the best football club of the XX century. It’s commonly known as Real Madrid, or simply as Real, is a professional football club based in Madrid, Spain.
The head coach of the Spanish club Real Madrid is one of the greatest players in the history of football Zinedine - Yazid Zidane.The captain of the team is Sergio Ramos García, who is the world champion (2010) and two-time European champion (2008, 2012).
June 1, 2009, Florentino Perez again became president of the Real, without voting, because all the competitors withdrew their candidacies.
History of Real Madrid
In 1896, the club Football Sky was created, which became the progenitor of the Madrid club. But the official date of foundation is March 6, 1902, when the brothers Padros and Julian Palacios open a club called the Madrid Football Club. June 29, 1920, King Alfonso XIII of Spain awarded the club the title Royal, which in Spanish sounds like Real.
Since the foundation, the club began to claim leadership in Spanish football: in 1903 he reached the final of the Cup of the country, where he lost to Athletics from Bilbao. A few years later, the important trophy "moved" to the capital for a long time: Madrid won the Cup of Spain four times in a row.
The Spanish Championships were held only from the season of 1928/29, and before that clubs determined the strongest by region. During this time, Madrid (since 1920 - FC Real Madrid) excelled 16 times in the metropolitan area.
Home stadium Real Madrid
The official stadium of Real Madrid was named Santiago Bernabéu in honor of the president of Real Madrid 1943-1975, who was the initiator of the construction of a new stadium. Construction lasted three years. December 14, 1947, a friendly match took place with the Portuguese club of Belenencia, which became the opening of a new Real Madrid stadium. The stadium can accommodate 81,044 viewers
At the stadium, Bernabeu was the final of the European championship in 1964, as well as the final of the Champions League in 2010. November 14, 2007, Bernabeu was awarded the status of an elite football stadium of UEFA.
Real Madrid is one of three clubs that have never left the highest Spanish division, and the other two are Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao. Real Madrid is one of the most titled clubs in Spanish football.The club won a total of 60 national titles, a record 33 league championship titles, 19 Cups of Spain, nine times won the Super Cup in Spain.
According to the organization Deloitte, Real is the most expensive club worth 9.5 billion euros. Also, the club has the largest budget in the world with an annual turnover of 904 million euros.