10 Reasons Why Real Madrid is the Most Beautiful Team in the world
Real Madrid is one of the most prestigious teams in the world – if not the most prestigious team – and has been that way for quite some time. Here are 10 reasons why Real Madrid is the most beautiful team in the world and why you should love them as much as we do.
1) The History
Formed as a sports club under Spain’s Royal Spanish Football Federation, Club de Fútbol Real Madrid originated from that group. The club became official on March 6th, 1902, when King Alfonso XIII accepted its founding members. A symbol of pride for Spaniards and Real supporters, the team’s success has led it to be one of the most prestigious teams in the world.
One of the features that make this team one of the most beautiful teams in the world is their home ground, which has seen some significant moments like hosting its first European Cup final (1960) and seeing their first world title triumph in 1952 and 1958. If you haven’t seen it yet, you need to see what makes the Santiago Bernabeu great!
1. It was named after Santiago Bernabeu y Pascual, both influential figures in the construction of Estadio Chamartín, Real Madrid’s previous stadium.
2. It holds 81,044 people, making it the third largest stadium in Europe, with only Wembley Stadium and Camp Nou holding more seats.
3. It has hosted four European Cup finals since 1960: 1961, 1980, 2010, and 2017 where they won 4-1 against Juventus FC, with Ronaldo scoring two goals himself!
2) Style Of Play
So, what makes this team so unique? And why are they so revered by soccer fans all over the world? There are many reasons for this, but here are some of the most important ones. For starters, their beautiful style of play has made them one of soccer’s best and favorite teams to watch. La Décima has also increased its fan base internationally with its recent accomplishments in international competitions.
Moreover, their fan club Futbol Club de Los Tigres de Bernabéu brings enthusiasm and joy every Saturday to fill Santiago Bernabéu stadium, from chants and cheers to flags waving and smoke bombs going off. The list goes on! One final reason that makes Real Madrid a true force to be reckoned with is how they rally around each other when things get tough. As David Beckham once said about his time at RM: At Real Madrid, I felt loved.
3) Players’ skills
Cristiano Ronaldo, one of their most well-known players, is one of the best in the world. His skills have been captured brilliantly by EA Sports and FIFA 19. They are shown to dominate on defense with blistering speed, timing tackles, and that signature Ronaldo Charge. He takes off like a rocket on offense with his lightning acceleration and scoring skills. Some say he is unbeatable! And if you want your defense never to let you down, there’s Sergio Ramos, who can power through any ball or defender to get them out of a tough spot. Not to mention Marcelo – this guy has some serious pace, something not many defenders worldwide have. He’s also excellent at free kicks, so he’s an all-around attacking threat from anywhere on the pitch. Marcelo might be quick, but he’s also defensively sound, so you don’t need to worry about him being removed from your goal for long periods. There are others too: Modric, Kroos, Varane. The list goes on. But we can be sure that no matter what team you’re playing against, Real Madrid will always be near the top of every footballer’s dream team.
4) Playing style
Since being founded in 1902, Real Madrid has changed ownership many times. It all started with some Basque businessmen who wanted to create a club to rival Barcelona. Not only were they looking for sporting competition, but also economic rivalry. To keep Barcelona from controlling all of Catalonia’s giant industries, these investors sought funding from industrialists and soon enough had enough capital to start the first Spanish League game against Racing Club de Paris (which Real won 7-0). The subsequent years proved successful for Los Blancos as well; over time, it became one of the most dominant teams in Europe.
What’s more impressive than its trophy cabinet is that it has remained Spanish-owned throughout its existence. These changes have been due to political conflict between Spain and Francoist Spain, where Franco saw soccer clubs as a representation of nationalism. Construction magnate Santiago Bernabeu owned the club until 1978 when he passed away. His son could not run the team, so he went on to sell his stake in the group. But despite these changes, Real Madrid remains one of the world’s best soccer clubs.
5) Their biggest fans
Real Madrid has been around for nearly 120 years, and they still have one of the most passionate fan bases in all sports. Until a few years ago, they were finding a more dedicated fan base was hard. With galore trophies and star players from every part of the world, it’s no wonder football (soccer) teams will aspire to be like them someday. Let’s look at ten reasons we think Real Madrid is the most beautiful team in the world. First up, their former stars. The club has attracted many talented players throughout its history, including Zinedine Zidane and Ronaldo. These two had a combined 6 Ballon d’Ors between them before Ronaldo left in 2009 to join rival club FC Barcelona. However, there are plenty of other former stars on this list too!
Another reason that people love Real Madrid is that they do not just recruit talented players; they also develop talent in-house by recruiting promising young prospects such as Dani Carvajal or Asier Illarramendi. These youngsters get an opportunity to play alongside greats such as Sergio Ramos or Cristiano Ronaldo – and if you’re good enough, you might even replace someone else!
6) Ownership Structure
When you look at football clubs worldwide, it’s hard to top Real Madrid. The club has grown and matured under its wealthy owner, Florentino Perez. He poured a lot of money into making the team strong and successful. Perez ran for re-election unopposed this past year (2016) after serving two consecutive four-year terms as president from 2000 to 2006 and then again from 2009 to 2018. He’s been elected consecutively for over 18 years with no other presidential candidates since his first election victory on February 20th, 2000. In comparison, Manchester United has had three different owners in the last six years. For that reason alone, I’d say that ownership structure defines what makes Real Madrid special among all other teams.
7) The Coach/Manager
Zinedine Zidane has been a critical part of everything at Real Madrid. During his first stint as manager, Zidane was able to help turn around a team that had finished just outside of Champions League qualification the year before to lead them to their first La Liga title since 2008.
Zidane’s second tenure has been marginally less successful than his first, with four trophies and five out of six possible medals coming their way. In an age where massive transfers are happening every summer, it’s refreshing to see a team with long-standing veterans not only survive but thrive.
8) Global fan base
Real Madrid won an unprecedented 14th Champions League, and 12th European Cup, by defeating Juventus 4-1 on June 3rd. At the start of this era in European football, in 1955, their first European cup victory was only five years away. After 61 years of success – across six decades of footballing history – that final victory for Real English club sealed the club’s place as the most successful club ever. It wasn’t always like this, though. In fact, for a long time, it was Juventus who were crowned Kings of Europe, capturing eight consecutive Serie A titles from 1972 to 1979 before finally being knocked off their perch by Alex Ferguson’s Nottingham Forest side.
9) Social Media following
If you thought another team was more beautiful, watch Champions League matches. When a club like Barcelona or Manchester United can win this competition, it’s magnificent. If a little club like Girona can defeat Liverpool or Tottenham can knock out last year’s winners like Ajax, imagine how special it would be for a team as decorated as Real Madrid to do the same.
I know there are other great teams around the world that people love. But I don’t think any team is quite as beautiful as my Madridistas. Their dominance over the past decade has been both awe-inspiring and gorgeous. Who could forget their triple European trophy haul from 2017? They won La Liga, Copa Del Rey, and Champions League (or La Undecima) all in one season! You can never count them out when they have stars like Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale on their pitch side. There are so many reasons why this team is such a sight to behold . So please continue reading to find out why we’re lucky enough to call them our own.
10) UEFA champions league titles
Real Madrid’s roster features a long list of superstars, and they are always able to stay at the top. With 17 UEFA Champions League titles, they may be the most decorated club in history. What’s more, Los Blancos won the European cup for the first time in 1955-56. And then clinched three straight titles starting with 1960-61. Their most recent triumph came this past season when they beat Liverpool 3-1 to capture their 13th trophy. Overall and fourth title since 2005. And if you need more proof that these players have it all. Consider these ten reasons why Real Madrid is one of the most beautiful teams in the world.