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Whether you love Real Madrid or not, the fact is that they’re the biggest and the best football club in the world. They win the most prestigious competitions frequently and attract the best players.
Record Champions League Winners
Did you know that Real Madrid has won the UCL 13 times, which is six more times than any other club in the world? Madrid recently won four Champions Leagues in five years. With that said, they are the only team to have won the UCL three consecutive times. Cristiano Ronaldo may have propelled this team during his time in the capital of Spain. But one thing that stands out is that the club has some history in this competition, which dates back to the time of the Brazilian Ronaldo, Raul, Zidane, and Beckham. It’s like this competition was made for Real Madrid.
Better than Barcelona?
One club that is always compared to Los Blancos is Barcelona. And true, the biggest match in the world is between these two sides. But despite Barcelona winning the domestic leagues, Real Madrid goes a step further by shining on the international stage. Put simply, Barcelona may succeed at home. Still, when it comes to the most crucial international competitions, the Catalans fail horribly. AS Roma, Liverpool, and Chelsea have proven not once but several times over the last decade. And Barcelona gets beaten badly.
Real Madrid players are known all over the world as Galacticos. The team attracts the most significant players and always break the bank to ensure that they have the best in their ranks. Just look at the two Ronaldos, Zidane, Bale, James Rodriguez, and Hazard. Other big names associated with Real Madrid include Sergio Ramos, Benzema, Marcelo, Kroos, and Courtois. Isco, Casemiro, Carvalaj, and Jovic are also plying their trade here. Alfredo de Stefano, Hugo Sanchez, Francisco Gento, Ferenc Puskas, Roberto Carlos, and Iker Casillas have all played for Real Madrid.