7 Things about Real Madrid FC

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One of the biggest sports events in the world, the UEFA Euro 2016, has begun in France. If you are one of those billions of sports fanatic and you are in Madrid right now, how can you not plan a Real Madrid tour? Here are some interesting information about the most valuable sports team in the world. These will help you to know your favorite soccer team better and plan a successful tour to meet them.

1. Current (2016) Real Madrid Coach

The best European footballer titled Zinedine Zidane started his career as the manager of Real Madrid in January 2016 as magnificently as expected. Among the first 20 games, the team experienced 17 wins, only 2 draws and just one defeat against Atlético.  And the deifying moment the coach himself talks about is the La Liga victory against Barcelona. His former teammate David Beckham comments on his coaching that Real Madrid should stick with Zidane as he can bring the stability and continuity to the team as they need it.

2. Real Madrid Jersey

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From a long time, the Real Madrid heroes play in all-whites. Their home shirt is the legendary main color white combined with 3 clear gray stripes on the sleeves. The shorts and socks are also white. The main fabric is synthetic but in the sleeve, a different material is used to create the double sleeve effect. The team wears gray T-shirt and shorts & shocks with vibrant yellow strips as the away kits. Their third kit is in dark blue, with light blue strips and a thermo-stamped crest.

3. Best Player In The Season 2015-16

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Picking the best player of Real Madrid in the season 2015-16, not an easy task, is it? Luka Modric, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Casemiro, Dani Carvajal, Karim Benzema, Keylor Navas – these are the names come first from all the players in the team. But the final target is the best trio – Cristiano Ronaldo, Luke Modric and Gareth Bale. After the Nou Camp victory against Barcelona, coach Zidane called Ronaldo as “the best player in the world”. Ronaldo’s already victorious history in the field has been amplified after the arrival of Zidane. Gareth Bale, however, is experiencing a breakout year this season. His power, crossing, velocity, overlapping ability – all of these present him as a much better player. On the other hand, Luke Modric is maintaining his consistency of a great player throughout the season perfectly well. So, who is your favorite from the team?

4. Fans Around The World

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According to ESPN football site, last year the size of Real Madrid fan base all over the world was 450M. To get an idea of the current fan base size, let’s take a look at the social media participations of fans. The official Facebook page Real Madrid C.F. has about 90.8M followers. Their twitter handle @realmadrid has about 19.8M followers. The Instagram account realmadrid has 33.5M followers.

5. Real Madrid Tour

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Real Madrid tour is, in fact, a tour arrangement for the die-hard Real Madrid fans. The tour takes the visitors to the Santiago Bernabéu stadium. In a single package, you will get to see the panoramic view of the huge stadium, ‘Best Club in the History’ room and Sensations room which contain the history of this club, trophies etc., the pitch, press room, players’ dressing room etc.


  • Name: Real Madrid Tour
  • Address: Av Concha Espina 1, 28036 , Madrid – Spain
  • Price: Adults – 19 euro, kids – 13 euro.
  • Access: Metro- Santiago Bernabéu, L10; Train – Nuevos Ministerios
  • Opening hour: Monday to Saturday – 10:00 am to 7:30 pm; Sunday – 10:30 am to 6:30 pm.
  • Website: http://www.realmadrid.com/en

6. Museum of Real Madrid

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Real Madrid fans will absolutely enjoy the collection of treasures of the team in the Real Madrid museum. The museum is nearby the Santiago Bernabéu stadium. It has the collection of the history and materials from the glorious past of the team, their photos, written history, trophies and so on. You will get the opportunity to travel back to the very first seasons of the team’s victories and achievements. Fans will specially enjoy the photo wall that holds each and every player’s photo who has ever played for Real Madrid.


  • Name: Real Madrid Museum
  • Address: Av Concha Espina 1, 28036 , Madrid – Spain
  • Price: Adults – 16 euros, Under 14s – 11 euros
  • Access: Metro – Santiago Bernabéu (Dark Blue Line, L10)

7. Buy Real Madrid Apparels

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Real Madrid fans must visit the shop in the Santiago Bernabéu stadium to buy their favorite team’s apparels. Jerseys numbered with every player are available in that shop. You will also get the tracksuits, Adidas shirts etc. for adults and for kids. These are available for all the fans so they are in various sizes. Another shop located near Puerta del Sol where you will find autographs and Real Madrid apparels. You can also take photos holding up the Champions Cup. There are also many unusual things available like Real Madrid laptop bag, mouse, ham or even chocolate. Therefore, the shops are definitely worth a visit.

Have a good trip and travel!

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