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Real Madrid celebrate 115th birthday

Founded in 1902 as Madrid Football Club, the Spanish capital side have become one of the most successful sports clubs in the world

Real Madrid celebrate the 115th birthday of founding. Founded in 1902 as Madrid Football Club, the Spanish capital side have become one of the most successful sports clubs in the world, winning numerous trophies and honors. The word Real was bestowed to the club by King Alfonso XIII in 1920 together with the crown in the emblem.

Real Madrid hold the record of La Liga and Champions League titles, having won 32 national championships and 11 European cups. Also, Real Madrid share the record of winning the Intercontinental cup as they managed to grab the title 3 times.

Real Madrid have been recognized as the best club of the XX century as they received the most votes in FIFA voting. FIFA presented the honor to the Spanish side in December, 2000, making Real Madrid the only club to have won the Club of the Century award.

Today marks the 115th year since the formation of the club, and Real Madrid look forward to expanding their trophy cabinet and winning more and more titles.