Atletico Madrid is one of the top professional soccer teams in Spain. Atletico Madrid was founded in 1903, and competes in La Liga, the premier Spanish professional soccer league. Often referred to as Atletico de Madrid, or simply, Atletico, the club is one of only 3 teams in La Liga to win the league 10 or more times. The team has also been La Liga runners up over half a dozen times. Atletico Madrid has a number of nicknames, including Los Colchoneros (the Mattressers), Los Rojiblancos (the Red and Whites), and Los Indios (the Indians). The team is known for their iconic red and white striped jerseys, which they have worn since 1911. Atletico Madrid’s crest features a shield with these red and white stripes underneath a blue background and white stars. Outside of their success in La Liga, Atletico Madrid has been incredibly successful in the Copa del Rey, and were runners up in the UEFA Champions League in 1974, and 2014. Notable Atletico Madrid players includes Fernando Torres, Sergio Aguero, Radamel Falcao, and Diego Costa.
Atletico Madrid Soccer at Vicente Calderon Stadium Address: Av de Concha Espina, 1, 28036 Madrid, Spain
Atletico Madrid plays their home soccer matches at Vicente Calderon Stadium in Madrid, Spain. Vicente Calderon Stadium has been home of Atletico Madrid soccer since 1966 and can seat over 54,000 fans. The stadium was initially known as Manzanares Stadium, but was renamed to honor Vicente Calderon, a famous Atletico Madrid club president. Vicente Calderon Stadium is one of the top sporting venues in Spain and is frequently used to host the Spanish National Soccer Team’s matches. Gamedays at Vicente Calderon Stadium are some of the loudest and most energetic in European Professional Soccer. Following the 2015 season, Atletico Madrid will move to the Olympic Stadium in Madrid and Vicente Calderon Stadium will be demolished.
Atletico Madrid vs. Real Madrid
Known as the Madrid Derby, the rivalry between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid is one of the most hotly contested local derby’s in all of European soccer. Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are 2 of the top 3 most successful teams in the history of La Liga, and both have fan bases that extend around the globe. Being in such close proximity to each other, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid games are incredibly contentious and full of energy and anticipation. The Madrid Derby dates back to 1929 and has been played over 150 times.
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