Real Madrid is one of the most successful soccer teams in the world. Founded in 1902 in Madrid, the team has won numerous national and international trophies over the years. Known as Los Galácticos, Real Madrid is known for its attacking style of play and for having some of the best footballers on its roster. The club has a rich history of success, with 34 Spanish championship titles and 14 Champions League trophies. Among the prominent players who have worn the Real Madrid shirt are Alfredo Di Stefano, Ferenc Puskas, Raul, Zinedine Zidane, Luis Figo and Cristiano Ronaldo. With Zinedine Zidane as a manager, Real Madrid won 3 UEFA Champions League in a row (2016, 2017 and 2018). Manager Carlo Ancelotti won the UEFA Champions League in 2014 and in 2022.
With players of this caliber, the team has always had a large fan base and is considered one of the most followed teams in the world. Apart from soccer, Real Madrid is also involved in other sports activities such as basketball and tennis. The club has a highly competitive basketball team, which has won numerous titles in Spain and Europe. Furthermore, Real Madrid is a point of reference in the world of tennis, hosting the Madrid Open tennis tournament every year.