It is widely known and accepted that Real Madrid is one of the world’s greatest football teams and they still maintain that reputation to date. The success of Real Madrid in football can be attributed to the top talent that this team has always recruited. Obviously, it would not be fair for us to speak of Real Madrid’s talent without mentioning the legendary Cristiano Ronaldo and Alfredo di Stefano.
Apart from being the best team the world has ever seen, there are some more interesting facts about this legendary football club that will make you fall in love with it and here they are.
- In the Spanish La liga, there are only a total of three teams that have never been relegated and Real Madrid is among those three teams. The other two are Barcelona and Athletico Bilbao.
- To date, during home matches, the total attendance for a single home match has never exceeded 90.000. The largest Real Madrid home game attendance to date was during a Copa Del Rey match in 2006 with an attendance 89.329. In fact, the Madrid home stadium, the Estadio Bernabeu has a max capacity of 81.044 and is considered to be one of the world’s elite stadiums.
- In addition to being the only club to win the UEFA champions league twice in a role, Real Madrid also won the La Liga five times in a row, and it did this twice, first between the years 1961-1965 and then between 1986-1990.
- Although Cristiano is a legend in Real Madrid, there was a guy named Alfredo di Stefano, a prolific forward who played for Real Madrid in the 1950’s. While playing for Madrid, he managed to get 62 national titles, 19 cup championships, 9 Super Cups of Spain, 1 Eva Duarte Cup, 1 League Cup, 10 Champions League Cups, 1 UEFA Cup, 3 Intercontinental Cups, 2 European Super Cups and 1 Club World Cup. And yeah, he once played for Barcelona too.
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