Real Madrid 3 letters abbreviation and short name

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Real Madrid fans could be wondering what the correct short name for their team on TV is. There’s a twist to it as sometimes broadcasters, especially on video games, tend to use the a different abbreviation for teams.


Real Madrid, like other European teams, adopts the 3 letter abbreviation for easy identification on TV and streaming devices. So which is correct?


Real Madrid’s 3 letters abbreviation is RMA. The club uses this in competitions like the Spanish La Liga, Copa del Rey, UEFA Champions League, and FIFA Club World Cup. On the other hand, the club is sometimes referred to as Madrid, most especially by fans and other football enthusiasts.


What is the essence of the short names and the 3 letter abbreviation in football? It is the short form of representing a team in a small box, showing its latest scoreline.

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