If you look at the teams across Spain, there are many who have received this designation, not just Real Madrid. Real Mallorca, Real Zaragoza, Real Club Deportivo La Coruña, Real Betis... There are many, not just in the first division in Spain, but sprinkled throughout the various divisions of Spanish soccer.
FC Barcelona had a successful start in regional and national cups, competing in the Campionat de Catalunya and the Copa del Rey. In 1902, the club won its first trophy, the Copa Macaya, and participated in the first Copa del Rey, losing 1–2 to Bizcaya in the final.
Manchester United won the league again in the 1999–2000 and 2000–01 seasons. The team finished third in 2001–02, before regaining the title in 2002–03. They won the 2003–04 FA Cup, beating Millwall 3–0 in the final at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff to lift the trophy for a record 11th time.
In the 2015–16 season, Juventus won the Coppa Italia for the 11th time and their second-straight title, becoming the first team in Italy's history to complete Serie A and Coppa Italia doubles in back-to-back seasons; Juventus would go on to win another two consecutive doubles in 2016–17 and 2017–18.
Arsenal Football Club is a professional football club based in Islington, London, England, that plays in the Premier League, the top flight of English football. The club has won 13 League titles, a record 13 FA Cups, two League Cups, the League Centenary Trophy, 15 FA Community Shields, one UEFA Cup Winners' Cup and one Inter-Cities Fairs Cup.
Source: Chelsea F.C. Honours. Upon winning the 2012–13 UEFA Europa League, Chelsea became the fourth club in history to have won the "European Treble" of European Cup/UEFA Champions League, European Cup Winners' Cup/UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, and UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League after Juventus, Ajax and Bayern Munich. Chelsea are the first English club to have won all three major UEFA trophies.
Liverpool F.C. was founded following a dispute between the Everton committee and John Houlding, club president and owner of the land at Anfield. After eight years at the stadium, Everton relocated to Goodison Park in 1892 and Houlding founded Liverpool F.C. to play at Anfield.
Manchester City Football Club is a football club in Manchester, England. Founded in 1880 as St. Mark's (West Gorton), it became Ardwick Association Football Club in 1887 and Manchester City in 1894. The club's home ground is the City of Manchester Stadium in east Manchester, to which it moved in 2003, having played at Maine Road since 1923.
Borussia Dortmund's name is attached to a number of Bundesliga and European records: The Borussia Dortmund player with the most appearances is Michael Zorc (463). The most goals (12) were scored in the UEFA Champions League when Dortmund beat Legia Warsaw 8–4 in the 2016–17 season.
Paris Saint-Germain Football Club (French pronunciation: [paʁi sɛ̃ ʒɛʁmɛ̃]), commonly known as Paris Saint-Germain, Paris SG, or simply PSG, is a French professional football club based in the city of Paris. Founded in 1970, the club has traditionally worn red-and-blue kits.
The local team A.C. Milan are considered among their biggest rivals, and matches between the two teams, known as the Derby della Madonnina, are one of the most followed derbies in football. As of 2010, Inter is the second-most supported team in Italy, and the sixth most-supported team in Europe.
Fußballclub Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04 e. V., commonly known as FC Schalke 04 (German: [ʔɛf t͡seː ˈʃalkə nʊl fiːɐ̯]), Schalke or abbreviated as S04 (German: [ˈʔɛs nʊl fiːɐ̯]), is a professional German association-football club and multi-sports club originally from the Schalke district of Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia.
Additionally, Leicester City have competed in European football, with their appearances coming in the 1961–62 European Cup Winners' Cup, 1997–98 UEFA Cup, 2000–01 UEFA Cup, and most recently the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League, reaching the quarter-finals of the competition in that year.
S.S.C. Napoli as a company. S.S.C. Napoli was expelled from the professional league in 2004. Thanks to Article 52 of N.O.I.F., the sports title was transferred to Napoli Soccer (later the new Napoli) in the same year, while the old Napoli was liquidated.
West Ham United Football Club is a professional football club based in Stratford, East London, England. They compete in the Premier League, the top tier of English football. The club re-located to the London Stadium in 2016. The club was founded in 1895 as Thames Ironworks and reformed in 1900 as West Ham United.
The Argentina national football team (Spanish: Selección de fútbol de Argentina) represents Argentina in football and is controlled by the Argentine Football Association (AFA), the governing body for football in Argentina. Argentina's home stadium is Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti in Buenos Aires.
For Celtic's women's team, see Celtic F.C. women's team. Former players For further information, see List of Celtic F.C. players for players with over 100 appearances or other stated notability, List of Celtic F.C. international footballers and Category:Celtic FC players for a general list of ex-players.
Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax (Dutch pronunciation:), also AFC Ajax, Ajax Amsterdam or simply Ajax, is a Dutch professional football club based in Amsterdam. Historically, Ajax (named after the legendary Greek hero) has been the most successful club in the Netherlands, with 33 Eredivisie titles and 18 KNVB Cups.
In South American and international club football, Boca Juniors have won 18 titles, the same as A.C. Milan; Boca also won four international official titles (played between teams from the Argentine and Uruguayan Association), although not recognized by FIFA yet.
In 1904, Olympique de Marseille won the first Championnat du Littoral, involving opposing teams from Marseille and its suburbs, and took part in the final rounds of the 11th French championship. At that time, the word "football" applied to rugby, and people used the word "Association" (which would be soccer in North America) for football.
The Spain national football team (Spanish: Selección de fútbol de España) represents Spain in men's International association football and is controlled by the Royal Spanish Football Federation, the governing body for football in Spain. The current head coach is Julen Lopetegui after Vicente del Bosque stepped down following Euro 2016.
A chart showing the progress of Newcastle United Football Club from its entry into the League in 1894 to the present. Newcastle have won the league on four occasions. The first record of football being played on Tyneside dates from 3 March 1877 at Elswick Rugby Club.
The England national football team represents England in international football and is controlled by The Football Association, the governing body for football in England. England are one of the two oldest national teams in football; alongside Scotland, whom they played in the world's first international football match in 1872.
Futebol Clube do Porto, MHIH, OM (Portuguese pronunciation: [futɨˈβɔɫ ˈkluβ(ɨ) ðu ˈpoɾtu]), commonly known as FC Porto or simply Porto, is a Portuguese sports club based in Porto. It is best known for the professional football team playing in the Primeira Liga, the top flight of Portuguese football.
Football Club Zenit, also known as Zenit Saint Petersburg or simply Zenit, is a Russian football club from the city of Saint Petersburg. Founded in 1925, the club plays in the Russian Premier League. Zenit were the 2007, 2010, 2011–12 and 2014–15 champions of the Russian Premier League and the winners of both the 2007–08 UEFA Cup and the 2008 UEFA Super Cup.
Sevilla FC is based in Seville, the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Andalusia. Sevilla FC is one of the teams that play in Spain’s top flight, La Liga. The club was formed on 25 January 1890, Scot Mr. Edward Farquharson Johnston being their first president.
The Bayer 04 Leverkusen professional soccer team is the "flagship“ of the Bayer’s top teams and represents the peak of the pyramide of around 45,000 members in 23 “Bayer” sports clubs. Founded in 1904 as the Turn- und Spielverein der Farbenfabriken vorm.
FC Shakhtar Donetsk is one of two Ukrainian clubs, the other one is Dynamo Kyiv, who have won a major UEFA competition. The club formerly played its home matches at the Donbass Arena, however, due to the conflict in Eastern Ukraine, the team relocated 600 miles to the west in Arena Lviv in the interim.
Olympique Lyonnais on: Revenues and operating income are for the 2015-16 season, converted into U.S. dollars based on average exchange rates during the 2015-16 season. Enterprise value (equity plus net debt) based on current stadium deal (unless new stadium is pending) based on April 24, 2017 exchange rates.
Aston Villa Football Club (nicknamed Villa, The Villa, The Villans and The Lions) is a professional football club in Aston, Birmingham, that plays in the Championship, the second level of English football. Founded in 1874, they have played at their current home ground, Villa Park, since 1897.
The Germany national football team (German: Die deutsche Fußballnationalmannschaft or just Die Mannschaft) is the men's football team that has represented Germany in international competition since 1908. It is governed by the German Football Association (Deutscher Fußball-Bund), founded in 1900.
Sport Club Corinthians Paulista (Brazilian Portuguese: [isˈpɔʁtʃi ˈklubi kʊˈɾĩtʃɐ̃s pawˈɫistɐ]) is a Brazilian multi-sport club based in São Paulo, São Paulo. Although they compete in a number of different sports, Corinthians is mostly known for its professional association football team.
Galatasaray fans broke the "loudest crowd roar at a sport stadium" record on 18 March 2011 at Galatasaray’s new stadium Türk Telekom Stadium in Istanbul. A peak reading of 140.76 dBA was recorded. Popularity of Galatasaray in Turkey. According to media polls since 1978, Galatasaray is the most popular team among football fans in Turkey.
The entry the RB Leipzig women's team in the 2016–17 Landesliga Sachsen, came with criticism from several clubs in the league. The decision to include a joint team of RB Leipzig and Leipziger FC 07 was taken by the SFV in agreement with representatives of the different clubs in the league.