Madrid can be honestly called the home of Spanish football. When a football fan hears Madrid - he says Real.
Though there are Atletico de Madrid and Rayo Velecano there is no doubt that the only Reall team is the Real Madrid, that even inspired the film makers to shot The real Movie. The fans can be proud to put it in the list of the movies made in Madrid.
Real Madrid Club De futbol, is a proffesional football team based in Madrid,Spain. It was founded in 1902. The word Real is Spanish for royal and was bestowed to the club in 1920 together with the royal crown and the emblem by KIng Alfonso XIII. Real Madrid, officially the best football team of the 20th Century as recognised by FIFA, plays at the famous Santiago Bernabéu stadium. The traditional kit of this club is white, that's why their mostly spread nickname is Los Blancos (The Whites).
The history of this club is as rich as its present games: in 1897 academitians and students established Football Club Sky and played on Sunday mornings in Moncloa. Three years after its foundation, in 1905, Madrid FC won its first title after defeating Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish Cup final. From the year 2000 till 2006 Los Vikingos (The Vikings) reached the peack of its fame by buying top footballers such as Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldo, Raul, Roberto Carlos and David Beckham In 2002 the club won an UEFA Champions League and an Intercontinental Cup . The Whites is one of three clubs to have never been relegated from the top flight of Spanish football, along with Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona. ITs footballers are the most valued players: Raúl holds the record for most Real Madrid appearances, having played 741 first-team matches from 1994 to 2010. The record for a goalkeeper is held by Iker Casillas, with 575 appearances. With 127 caps (47 while at the club), Luís Figo of Portugal is Real's most capped international player.
If to talk about today's Real one can not come by the holder of the Golden Ball, PFA player of the year, FWA footballer of the year and so much more - Christiano Ronaldo.
Chtistiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was born on 5 february 1985. He is a Portuguese footballer who plays as a winger or striker for Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid and is the captain of the Portuguese national team.
Ronaldo became the most expensive player in football history after moving from Manchester United to Real Madrid in a transfer deal worth £80 million. At the age of 18 he signed a contract with Manchester United for €15 million in 2003.His game is passionate and proffesional, he is a reall captain. During the game he is noticed all over the field as a scorrer and a defeater. In 2008, Ronaldo won the Champions League with United, was named best forward and player of the tournament and was the competition's top goalscorer as well as winning the European Golden Shoe, becoming the first winger to do so, and topping the Premier League Golden Boot award.
He is also known as a girls darling because not only his game but his appearance are adorable.
In the meantime The Royal club remains one of the best teams in the world and there is no doubt that in the near future we will have a chance to observe exciting game, great players and wonderfull fans.