Real Madrid Club de Futbol, which is popularly known as Real Madrid, is one of the popular professional football clubs. This professional football club is based in the city of Madrid in Spain. Real Madrid was founded in the year 1902. It was formerly called Madrid Football club and has been wearing the traditional white kit (jersey) since then. The Word Real in Spanish means royal and this title was given to Real Madrid by King Alfonso XIII with the crown which is in the emblem of the club in the year 1920.
Since 1947, the club Real Madrid has been playing their home matches in Santiago Bernabeu Stadium which has capacity of 85,854 people. Unlike other famous European clubs of football, the members have operated and owned the club from the beginning. In terms of revenue, Real Madrid is the world's richest football club with a turnover of 513 million Euros annually. It is also the most valuable club, the worth of which is 3.3 billion Euros. It is among the top three Spanish football clubs which has not been dismissed from the top ranks of the clubs, along with FC Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao. Real Madrid holds long-standing rivalries with the Spanish Giant FC Barcelona.
FC Barcelona which is among the top three football clubs of the world, has 2 Champion leagues Titles and 18 La Liga trophies while Real Madrid has won a number of titles. The club has won UEFA Champions League titles 2 times, Spanish Cups 17 times, European Cups 9 times and 31 La Liga titles which makes the club as the undisputed champions. The present of squad of Real Madrid players consists of 31 players out of which two players are given on loan- Pedro Leon and Nuri Sahin. The club has bought Cristiano Ronaldo (of Portugal) for 93.9 euros from Manchester United making him the most expensive footballer in the football history.