Real Madrid: 121 years of supremacy and success

On March 6, 1902 Julian Palacios and the brothers Padros, Juan and CarlosThey created what, more than 100 years later, is considered the greatest soccer team in history, not only on the Old Continent, but in the entire world.

He real Madrid It was not always great, at the beginning of its history it was very difficult for it to approach the laurels of Spanish soccer, it was not until 1932, three decades after its creation, that the Merengue team won its first League trophy.

Prior to achieving the first league there were five King’s Cupsand until 1954, a year before the first European Cupthe merengue team already had 13 championships in its showcases, four in the League and nine in the Cup.

In 1955 came the first European Cupcompetition where the real Madrid won the first five consecutive editions, in 1966 they won the sixth and they had to wait 32 years to win again in Europethe seventh came in 1998, the eighth in 2000, the ninth in 2002, the tenth in 2014, the triplet of the 2016, 2017 and 2018 editions up to the fourteenth, obtained in 2022.

talk about real Madrid It is talking about championships, it is talking about the team that was consecrated as the best of the entire 20th century by the FIFAis to talk about the 14 European conquests, the five World Cupsof three Intercontinental Cupsand of the great figures that year after year and decade after decade have paraded through the Santiago Bernabeu.

Ferenc Puskas being presented in Madrid

The proper names of Real Madrid

Talking about the history of the merengue team without mentioning its top figures would be not talking about the most winning team in SpainOnly in these 121 years of history, more than 1,200 soccer players have worn the merengue shirt.

In the beginning, Mr. Santiago Bernabeu and Gaspar Rubio They were key pieces for the 14 national championships that he achieved “The White House“, to those names were added Alfredo Di Stefano, Paco Gento, Ferenc Puskas, Juanito Alonso, Raymond Kopa, Marquitos Alonso, Manuel Sánchis, Carlos Alonso Santillana, Amancio Ortega, José Martínez Pirri and Jose Antonio Camachothe golden age in Europe.

In the following years, even without winning titles at a European level, there were big names that graced the history of the white team, such as: Emilio Butrageño, Manolo Sánchis, Michel González, Jorge Valdano and Hugo Sánchezplayers who made up the famous fifth of the vulture in the 80’s.

Hugo Sánchez as Real Madrid player

Raúl González Blanco, Fernando Hierro, Iker Casillas, Roberto Carlos, Steven McManaman, David Beckham, Ronaldo, Figo, Zinedine Zidane and Michael Owen they conformed “The galactics” formula that had a second era with Cristiano Ronaldo, kaka, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzemawhich left several trophies in the White House.

This March 6, 2023 the real Madrid turns 121, more than a century of history, making it clear that the players come and go, but that the Real Madrid is eternal.


Cristiano Ronaldo celebrating a goal with the Merengue team

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Tarun Kumar

Tarun Kumar has worked in the News sector for 05 years and is currently the Owner and Editor of Then24. He reside in Delhi, India with his Family.

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