By any measure of football greatness, Real Madrid Club de Fútbol, better known simply as Real Madrid, are at or near the top.
TiIl 2019 they were valued at $4.2 billion with annual revenues of more than 750 million Euro, or almost $880 million.
'Madrid FC' was founded in 1902 and became Real (Royal) Madrid in 1920, thanks to King Alfonso XIII.
They became the first Spanish club to win the league title twice, but then came civil war and World War II.
Santiago Bernabéu , a former player, became club president In 1943, if you recognize that name, it’s probably because their stadium is named in his honor.
Real Madrid have won the European Cup, now known as the UEFA Champions League, a record 13 times, including three in a row from 2016 to 2018..
They hold the record with four Club World Cup wins, and they have also won the Spanish La Liga title a record 34 times.
Just a list of some of their players is an example of greatness: Zinedine, Raul, Christiano Ronaldo, David Beckham, Luis Figo, Sergio Ramos.
There are two great rivals for Real Madrid, one across town and the other across the country Atletico Madrid and the Madrid Derby.
Real Madrid vs Barcelona there is often a big rivalry between the two strongest teams in a national league..
This is particularly the case in La Liga, where the game between Real Madrid and Barcelona is known as "The Classic" (El Clásico)