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44 years since club’s 18th football league title

NEWS STORY. 16/04/2022

The Whites secured another league title for their silverware list after defeating Cádiz (2-0).

On this day, 44 years ago, Real Madrid celebrated their 18th LaLiga title. On 16 April 1978, the team managed by Luis Molowny, who had taken over as coach on the second matchday of the season, mathematically secured the trophy with three games still to play after defeating Cádiz (2-0) at the Santiago Bernabéu. Wolff and Santillana got the all-important goals that sparked wild celebrations.

This Madrid side, which included club legends like PirriJuanitoStielikeGoyo Benito and Del Bosque, finished as the league’s highest scoring team with 77 goals, 24 of which were scored by Santillana. After that season’s success, Real Madrid have gone on to win another 16 league titles to make it 34 in total, as the club dominates the competition’s silverware list.

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