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Real Madrid C.F. is one of the premier professional teams in the world. Real Madrid competes in Spanish La Liga, which is the highest level of professional soccer in Spain and is among the most competitive leagues in soccer. The team was founded in 1902 and originally known as the Madrid Football Club. The club has numerous nicknames, including Los Blancos, Los Merengues or Los Vikingos. The Spanish word “Real” translates to Royal in English and was bestowed upon the club by King Alfonso XIII in the early 1920s.
In terms of on the field, Real Madrid is in a league of their own. Real has won over 30 La Liga championships and finished second in the league over 20 times. Only two other teams in the history of La Liga have won 10 championships. Real Madrid has also been successful in international tournaments, winning the UEFA Champions League 10 times. Notable former Real Madrid players include David Beckham, Santiago Bernabeu, Manuel Sanchis, Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldo and Hugo Sanchez.