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Atlético de Madrid

Atlético de Madrid - Madrid, Spain
Atlético de Madrid
Paseo de la Virgen del Puerto 67, Madrid, Spain 28005Map
+34 91 366 4707
Neighborhood: Casa de Campo
Overview

A group of Basque students living in Madrid formed this soccer club in 1903. By 1928, the team was playing in the Spanish First Division and have remained in the top league ever since, except for five seasons in the Second Division. The club has won nine Spanish League championships, nine King's Cups and one Spanish Champions League Cup. More recently, Atletico won the highly coveted "double," the League Championship and the King's Cup in 1996. Their home ground is Vicente Calderon Stadium, built in 1966 to hold a maximum of 56,163 spectators. Events are conducted throughout the year.

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Atlético de Madrid General Information
  • Type: Sports and the Outdoors, Major Events
  • Nearest Train: Puerta del Angel
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