Atlético Madrid Football Club

Atlético Madrid Football club is a Spanish Football club which plays in the La Liga League and is located in Madrid. It was founded on 26th April, 1901 and is enriched with a history of 114 years. Enrique Cerezo is the president of the Atlético Madrid Club. The club’s ownership is divided among 3 owners; Miguel Angel Gil Marin has 52% ownership, Enrique Cerezo has 20% ownership and lastly, Wang Jialin has 20% ownership. The club is playing in Vicente Calderon Stadium for a very long time.


Atlético Madrid’s Nicknames:

Atlético Madrid Football Club is famous for following nicknames:

  • Colchoneros (The Matress Makers; as Spain is famous for making mattresses)
  • Rojiblancos (The Red and White)
  • Indios (The Indians)

Atlético Madrid’s Stadium:

Atlético Madrid has been playing in Vicente Calderon Stadium. Earlier, this stadium was known as Manzanares Stadium. IT is located in Arganzuela, Madrid, Spain. It has a capacity of 54,907 people at a time in the stadium. In 2003, this stadium became the first football stadium in Spain to attain a 5 star UEFA Elite stadium. Due to increasing number of spectators and a huge number of fans dying to see Atlético Madrid matches by them, the Club has decided to move into a bigger ground. So 2016 is the year when Atlético Madrid will move into La Peinta Stadium.

Atlético Madrid Badge:

Atlético Madrid Badge

Atlético Madrid Badge

Atlético Madrid’s badge has been modified many times since its formation. But currently it is in a pentagonal shape with a bear and tree surrounded by a blue boundary, with white stars, triangle at the top. The bottom consists of straight stripes of red and white color.

A Madrid Kit:

Atlético Madrid’s home kit is red and white and is sponsored by Plus500. This home kit’s manufacturers are Nike. The Kit consists of a red shirt with white stripes at the front, blue shorts and red socks.


A Madrid Honors and achievements:

Atlético Madrid is Spain’s 3rd most popular football club. Their honors and achievements are the fruit of their hard work and team work. Atlético Madrid football club has won:

  • 10 La Liga Leagues
  • 10 Copa Del Rey
  • 2 Supercopas de Espana
  • 1 Copa Eva Duarte
  • 1 European Cup Winners Cup
  • 2 Europa League
  • 2 UEFA Super Cup
  • 1 Intertoto Cup
  • Intercontinental Cup

Besides all these great and marvelous achievements, Atlético Madrid has been runner ups many times in different football competitions.

A Madrid Sponsors and partners:

Many good names are associated with Atlético Madrid as sponsors and partners. Some of them are also discussed here. These are:

  • Coca Cola
  • Plus500
  • Nike
  • Bein Sports
  • Mahou
  • Huawei
  • Azerbaijan
  • Caixa Bank
  • Roberto Verino
  • Renfe
  • Jimenez Dorado Autocares
  • Viajes El corte jingles
  • Volkswagen

What more?

A Madrid not only focuses on football but has started many other social and charity works, not only this, this club provides a huge range of facilitates to their lovers. Such as:

  • Runs a football academy for the development and training of fresh players
  • Provides membership for the fans
  • Provides seasonal, occasional and membership discounts on tickets.
  • Owns a museum which comprised of all those items and club’s related things which together made a golden history of this club.
  • Have issued its official mobile app for the ease of their fans.
  • Runs many international training projects for the footballers.
  • Runs a store from where one can buy clothing items, accessories, souvenirs and a lot more!

Though Atlético Madrid comes at the 3rd ranking among the football clubs of Spain, but sooner or later this club is going to rock the whole world.

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