Real Madrid CF

Real Madrid is a professional football club from Spain. It is located in  Madrid. The club was formed on March 6, 1902. King Alfonso XIII had given the first word “Real” to the club in 1920. The Spanish meaning of “Real” is “Royal.” The team has been playing its matches in the “Santiago Bernabeu Stadium” since 1947. The stadium has a capacity of 81,044. The value of the club seems to be $4.2 billion in 2019. The annual revenue of the club was €757.3 million in 2019.

Quick Info 
Full NameReal Madrid Club de Fútbol
Date Of Establishment6 March 1902
PresidentFlorentino Pérez
Head CoachZinedine Zidane
Net WorthUSD $4.239 billion.

This made the club “Second Highest-Earning” football club. It is also the founding member of the “La Liga.” The club has become one of the amazing football clubs in Spain and Europe during the 1950s. The team won the “European Cups” five times. Real Madrid has succeeded in winning a total of 66 trophies. This includes 34 “La Liga,” 11 “Supercopa de Espana,” one “Copa de la Liga,” 19 “Copa del Rey,” and one “Copa Eva Duarte.”

The club has also won a total of 26 trophies. This comprises 13 “European Cup/UEFA Champions League,” four “UEFA Super Cups,” and two “UEFA Cups.” It has also won the “Club World Championships” seven times. The “IFFHS” awarded the club with “Best European Club of the 20th Century” on May 11, 2010. The team also succeeded in winning the “Champions League” in June 2017. The world ranking of the club was number three in 2020.

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History

Early Years

The club started its journey as “Sky Football” in 1897. The first president of the club “Real Madrid” is Juan Padres. The official name of the club became “Madrid Football Club” in 1901.  The name became “New Foot-Ball Club” in 1902. The official journey of the ” Madrid Football Club” began on March 6, 1902. The club won its first title, “Spanish Cup,” against the team “Athletic Bilbao” in 1905. The club was the founding member of the “Royal Spanish Football Federation” on January 4, 1909.

The official name of the club became “Real Madrid” in 1920. After King Alfonso XIII permitted the club to use the word “Real” (ROYAL) in its name. The club succeeded in reaching the finals of the “Spanish Football League” in 1929.  It was the first season of the league and lost the final match against “Athletic Bilbao.” The club won the league for the first time in the “1931-32 season.” It also succeeded in defending the title in “1932-1933 season.”

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Likewise, the club’s name again became the “Madrid Football Club” on April 14th, 1931. After the “Second Spanish Republic” came into power, the club had to drop the “real” word. The club succeeded in defeating the club “Barcelona” with a final score of “11-1” during “Copa del Generalisimo” on June 13th, 1943. It was at the time of “World War II.”

Moreover, Santiago Bernabeu became the president of the club in 1945. The club succeeded in becoming one of the toughest competitors of the “UEFA Champions League.” It won the tournament five times from 1956 to 1960. This allowed the club to wear the “UEFA Badge of Honor” after winning the tournament five times. The team won the title Again in 1966. It defeated the team “Partixan Belgrade” to win the title. They got the nick-name “Ye-Ye.”The club played its first “UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup.”

Real Madrid won two “UEFA Cups,” one “Spanish Cup,” five “Spanish Championships,” three “Spanish Super Cups,” and two “UEFA Cups” during the middle of the 1980s. The team succeeded in clearing the drought of thirty-two years of the “European Cup” in 1998.  The club also won the “UEFA Champions League” and an “International Cup” in 2002. It also won the “La Liga” in 2003. Ramon Calderon became the new president of the club on July 2nd, 2006. The team won the “Liga” title in the 2007 season.

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Florentino Perez Era

Florentino Perez became the new president of the club on June 1, 2009. The team won the 32nd “La Liga” in the “2011-2012 season.” The club also won the “Supercopa de Espana” in the “2012-2013 season.” Similarly, the team won the “2014 UEFA Champions League.” It was the match against “Atletico Madrid.” The team earned their 11th “Champions League” on May 28, 2016. It also won the “2016 FIFA Club World Cup” on December 18, 2016. The team defeated the team “Kashima Antlers”  with a final score of “4-2.”

Real Madrid won the match against “Juventus” during the finals of “Champions League” on June 3rd, 2017.  The club won the match against “Liverpool” during the “Champions League” on 26th May 2018. Real Madrid succeeded in gathering “87 points” during the “34th League” title.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Real Madrid is active on social media platforms with a huge fan following. It goes with the name of “Real Madrid F.C.” on Twitter with 11.8 million followers and “@realmadrid” on Instagram with 95.2 million followers. Its Facebook page “Real Madrid C.F.” has 110 million followers. The official website of the club is www.realmadrid.com. Real Madrid utilizes all these channels to provide the latest information, schedules, changes, victories, losses, and updates. These channels have made it easier for all the followers to get the information more easily.

Net Worth

According to forbes.com, the net value of the club is $4.239 billion.

 

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