The Spanish La Liga is the top-flight professional football league in Spain and has produced several Champions in the past.
Since the inception of the competition, Real Madrid and Barcelona as emerged as the most successful winners of above another team only to be followed by Atletico Madrid.
In the whole of Europe and the world in general, the Spanish La Liga is regarded as one of the strongest and the most competitive.
This was as a result of performance by clubs in from the league competition across international competition like the European competitions and the FIFA Club World Cup.
Barcelona won the inaugural La Liga title to become the first winners in Spain, but could not defend the league as Athletic Club Bilbao won it in two consecutive seasons before Real Madrid entered the scene three years later.
In total titles won in the country, Real Madrid top the chart with 34 titles followed by Barcelona with 26 titles.
Atletico Madrid has won 10 titles followed by Athletic Bilbao with 8 titles.
La Liga teams performance in Europe
The rise of Real Madrid painted the Spanish name on the list of countries with prominent teams that have emerged to win major European titles such as the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League.
Real Madrid has won a record 13 UEFA Champions League titles in the past and this was achieved in a time the club was having some of the legendary footballers of Spanish football.
Winning the continental showpiece still did not end there, in recent times, the Royal Madrid club created a statement, winning over three Champions League titles in successive seasons which further earned more respect for the club.
In European competition, Real Madrid as a club had not failed to go beyond the first round knockout stage.
Meaning, the club had always gotten close to the finals of any major European competition even though they failed in the end when it comes to winning it.
In the history of the Los Blancos, they have owned a couple of titles including the FIFA Club World Cup which is also a record time they have won it.
Making them one of the most successful teams in world football history.
Talking about UEFA Super Cup, it also another Cup title the club has several times.
Would there be any other team in the history of European football to win consecutive titles the Real Madrid did in the past?
Starting from. 1955-56, Real Madrid began winning the Champions League for about five consecutive seasons, becoming the most successful and the strongest in the competition since its inception.
955–56, 1956–57, 1957–58, 1958–59, 1959–60. It was was one of the most remarkable achievements by any club in the history of football competition in Europe.
This achievement did not stop, it was yet again another era of glory after Zinedine Zidane had joined the club as a manager after playing for the team in the past as a professional footballer.
In his reign, the Los Blancos won the UEFA Champions League once again in three consecutive seasons without problems.
This time was against some of the biggest team in modern football including Atletico Madrid, Juventus, etc.
The club won it in three seasons between 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, making it a record 13 titles in its history as a football club.
The Catalans are second on the all-time achievement list in Spain.
Barcelona has won a total of 26 Spanish La Liga titles while ending up as runners up on 26 occasions.
While having some of the best football players at that time, Barcelona could win several La Liga titles including back to back achievements with notable players including Puyol, Iniesta, Ronaldinho, Xavi, etc.
Barca also achieved winning the La Liga in three consecutive seasons between 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11.
The club has won a single La Liga title in the past.
However, the club’s achievement lies in European competitions like the UEFA Europa League, where they won the competition in three consecutive seasons.
Sevilla is the record Champions of the UEFA Europa League, winning the competition six times
Total La Liga titles won by clubs in Spain
Real Madrid 34
Atletico Madrid 10
Athletic Bilbao 8
Real Sociedad 2
Deportivo La Coruña 1
Real Betis 1
La Liga most successful clubs, the all-time Spanish league titles
Real Madrid is a professional football club based in the Spanish capital Madrid.
Real Madrid is simply the most successful club in the history of Spanish football winning over 34 titles in the past and most notably in recent times.
The Los Blancos boast of winning the league title in five successive seasons, becoming the only club in Spain to do so, even though the club could only manage to win it three years later after it was established in 1929.
How the legendary club made it in its history is a subject under discourse.
In all Real Madrid is the most successful and the best club winning lots of domestic and international trophy.
Barcelona was the first football club from Spain to win the Spanish La Liga Italy title back in 1929, opening the door for Athletic Bilbao to complete a double in the first three seasons.
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Having notable clubs in the past, Barcelona has gone toe to toe with Real Madrid on several occasions in the past even though they ended up as runners up in most cases.
The city rivals of Real Madrid is the next club on the list to have won up to ten titles in its history competing in the La Liga.
Atletico has also emerged as Runners up in several occasions.
City Championships Club(s) (titles)
Madrid 44 Real Madrid (34), Atlético Madrid (10)
Barcelona 26 Barcelona (26)
Bilbao 8 Athletic Bilbao (8)
Valencia 6 Valencia (6)
San Sebastián 2 Real Sociedad (2)
Seville 2 Real Betis (1), Sevilla (1)
A Coruña 1 Deportivo La Coruña (1)
See the current La Liga Table
List of La Liga winners and most Champions of all-time
2019–20 Real Madrid
2016–17 Real Madrid
2013–14 Atletico Madrid
2011–12 Real Madrid
2007–08 Real Madrid
2006–07 Real Madrid
2002–03 Real Madrid
2000–01 Real Madrid
1999–2000 Deportivo La Coruña
1996–97 Real Madrid
1995–96 Atlético Madrid
1994–95 Real Madrid
1989–90 Real Madrid
1988–89 Real Madrid
1987–88 Real Madrid
1986–87 Real Madrid
1985–86 Real Madrid
1983–84 Athletic Bilbao
1982–83 Athletic Bilbao
1981–82 Real Sociedad
1980–81 Real Sociedad
1979–80 Real Madrid
1978–79 Real Madrid
1977–78 Real Madrid
1976–77 Atletico Madrid
1975–76 Real Madrid
1974–75 Real Madrid
1972–73 Atletico Madrid
1971–72 Real Madrid
1969–70 Atletico Madrid
1968–69 Real Madrid
1967–68 Real Madrid
1966–67 Real Madrid
1965–66 Atletico Madrid
1964–65 Real Madrid
1963–64 Real Madrid
1962–63 Real Madrid
1961–62 Real Madrid
1960–61 Real Madrid
1957–58 Real Madrid
1956–57 Real Madrid
1955–56 Athletic Bilbao
1954–55 Real Madrid
1953–54 Real Madrid
1950–51 Atletico Madrid
1949–50 Atletico Madrid
1942–43 Athletic Bilbao
1940–41 Atlético Aviación
1939–40 Atlético Aviación
1935–36 Athletic Bilbao
1934–35 Real Betis
1933–34 Athletic Bilbao
1932–33 Real Madrid
1931–32 Real Madrid
1930–31 Athletic Bilbao
1929–30 Athletic Bilbao
About the La Liga
The Spanish La Liga is a men’s professional football league in Spain contested by 20 teams across the Royal Spanish federation having its inaugural season in 1929.
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