Real Madrid Club de Fútbol (Royal Madrid Football Club), often called Real Madrid, or simply as Real, is truly a professional football club located in Madrid, Spain.
Built in 1902 as Madrid Fc, a squad has traditionally used the white home gear as. The phrase real is Spanish for royal and was bestowed to the club by King Alfonso 13 in 1920 together with the royal crown on the logo. The team has played their home matches on the 81,044- capability Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in town center Madrid from 1947. Not like most European football clubs, Real Madrid's membership (socios) has run a team since its inception.
The club is the international wealthiest football club regarding revenue, with an yearly earnings for €549.5 million, and the world's most beneficial sports club, worth €2.5 billion ($3.4 billion). The team is one of the most generally supported teams on earth. Real Madrid is one of three founding participants of the Primera División who have never been banished from the top division, together with Athletic Bilbao plus Barca. The club keeps lots of long - standing Opponents, especially El Clásico with Barca and the Madrid derby versus Atlético Madrid.
Real Madrid is the combined very successful team on Spain, concerning total reputable titles achieved (80), plus the combined most successful club in European League, in terms of official European awards won (seventeen). A club established again as a main make within Spanish and European union football since the nineteen fifties. Domestically, Real Madrid has achieved a record thirty-two La Liga championships, 19 Copa del Rey, 9 Supercopa de España, 1 Copa Eva Duarte and 1 Copa de la Liga. Globally the club has collected a record ten European Cup/UEFA Champions League titles and a combined record 3 Overseas trophy, as well as 2 UEFA Cups, 2 UEFA Super Cups and a FIFA Club World Cup.
Real Madrid has been recognised as a FIFA Club on the 20th Century about 23 December two thousand, and called Best European Club on the Twentieth Century from the IFFHS in 11 May 2010. A club likewise collected the FIFA Order of Merit on 2004. The club is permitted to wear a multiple-winner badge in their clothing during UEFA Champions League matches since they get won over five European trophy. They also wear a FIFA Club World Cup champions badge as winners in the 2014 competition. The team is ranked first on the current IFFHS Club International Position, placing a new record, together with 381 points. Currently, a team as well heads the UEFA club standings.