122 years a legend

On 6 March 1902, the first Board of Directors of the Madrid Foot Ball Club was elected. In the last year, Real Madrid has lifted the EuroLeague, the Copa del Rey in both football and basketball and the Spanish Super Cups in both sports.

122 years a legend

Real Madrid celebrates 122 years of existence. On 6 March 1902, the first Board of Directors of the Madrid Foot Ball Club was officially elected. This marked the beginning of the greatest club in the world. 122 years later, Real Madrid is a benchmark in world sport with its 25 European Cups (14 in football and 11 in basketball) and holds the honour of being named by FIFA as the Best Club of the 20th Century.

Over the past year, Real Madrid has lifted five trophies to add to its impressive silverware haul. Among these triumphs is the club's 11th European basketball trophy. This was a spectacular campaign, culminating in Llull's unforgettable basket with three seconds left in the final against Olympiacos. In addition to the EuroLeague, Real Madrid also won the Copa del Rey in football (against Osasuna) and the Spanish Super Cup (won this season against Barcelona). In basketball, the recently won 29th Copa del Rey adds the to Spanish Super Cup at the start of the season.

Spectacular silverware list
Under the presidency of Santiago Bernabéu and with legendary players in the squad such as Di StéfanoGentoPuskasKopa and SantamaríaReal Madrid claimed the first five European Cups in a row between 1956 and 1960. In 1966 came the sixth, with legends such as Amancio and Pirri in the team. On 11 November 2023, José Martínez Pirri was named honorary president of Real Madrid at the club's Extraordinary General Assembly, succeeding the legendary Galician winger.

After the latest triumphs, Real Madrid's unparalleled trophy haul stands as follows: 14 European Cups, 8 Club World Cups, 5 Uefa Super Cups, 2 Uefa Cups, 35 League titles, 20 Copa del Rey trophies, 13 Spanish Super Cups, 1 League Cup, 2 Latin Cups, 2 Small Club World Cups and 1 Iberoamerican Cup.

Basketball and women's football
As for basketball, Real Madrid's trophy cabinet boasts 11 European Cups, 36 League titles, 29 Copa del Rey trophies, 10 Spanish Super Cups, 5 Intercontinental Cups, 4 European Cup Winners' Cups, 1 Korac Cup, 1 ULEB Cup and 1 Latin Cup. Since 2020, the women's football team and its youth academy have also become part of the club's history.

Santiago Bernabéu stadium
The stadium continues undergoing a transformation process in order to remain a benchmark for sport. Madrid club president, Florentino Pérez, highlighted its importance at the last General Assembly: “It is the pride of all madridistas. It is part of our lives. And it will be our strongest ally to realise all our dreams. The new Santiago Bernabéu stadium is going to change the history of Real Madrid.” In addition, Real Madrid City is the finest sports complex in the world and continues to expand 18 years after its inauguration.

Real Madrid Foundation
Real Madrid celebrates 122 years as a universal club, but also as a club of solidarity. The Real Madrid Foundation is present in 100 countries and since its creation 26 years ago, it has helped to benefit the lives of more than 1.5 million people through more than 1,000 projects and some 450 socio-schools on every continent.