Royal Madrid Football Club

By Michelle

September 15, 2022

Royal Madrid Football Club, commonly referred to as Real Madrid or simply Real, is a Spanish professional football club based in Madrid.

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Founded in 1902 as Madrid Football Club, the club has traditionally worn a white home kit since its inception.


In 2021, it was the second highest-earning football club in the world, with an annual revenue of €640.7 million.


Real Madrid was recognised as the FIFA Club of the 20th Century on 11 December 2000 with 42.35% of the vote, and received the FIFA Centennial Order of Merit on 20 May 2004.

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As of May 2022, Real Madrid are ranked fourth behind Bayern Munich, Manchester City and Liverpool in the UEFA club rankings.


Real Madrid has appeared in many football-based video games, namely in the FIFA and Pro Evolution Soccer series.

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Madrid was still without the injured Karim Benzema, the team’s best player last season.

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Real Madrid midfielder Federico Valverde scored a superb second-half goal and Marco Asensio struck late to fire the holders to a 2-0 win at home to RB Leipzig in the Champions League on Wednesday.

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