Real Madrid Club de Fútbol is a historic professional soccer club from Madrid, Spain, commonly referred to as "Real Madrid" or simply, "Real."
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- Founded: 1902 (Madrid Football Club)
- Home Stadium: Santiago Bernabéu
(constructed in 1947)
- Nicknames: Los Blancos (The Whites), Los Vikingos (The Vikings), Los Merengues (The Meringues), El Real (The Royal)
- Top Rival: FC Barcelona
- Titles: 13 UEFA Champions League & over 30 La Liga titles.
- Current Top Players: Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema, Toni Kroos, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo, Luka Modric.
- "Real" translates to "Royal"
- Most matches: Raúl (741)
- Most goals: Cristiano Ronaldo (450 in 438 appearances)
- Real's kits were made by Hummel ('85-'94) & Kelme ('94-'98)
- Real Madrid logo will not feature Christian cross in Middle East clothing deal