One of the biggest football clubs in the whole wide world is, without any doubt, Real Madrid. This team is based in the capital of Spain and has won an impressive 13 UEFA Champions League championships.
If you are a big fan of Real Madrid and want to discover everything there is to know about its history, you can visit the home of this legendary team and take a tour of its entire sports complex. Today, this article by ShMadrid tells you a bit more about the Sant Bernabéu tour.
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Discover every achievement on the Santiago Bernabéu tour
Real Madrid is one of the founding teams of the Spanish League, and it has always played in the highest category of Spanish football all throughout its history, which started in 1929. This was the year the First Division was created.
Ever since the start, the list of achievements shows 33 wins in the Spanish League, 19 wins in the King’s Cup and 10 wins the Spanish Super Cup.
Besides national trophies, Real Madrid won 13 titles in the international Champions League. It has also won 3 Intercontinental Cup titles and 4 UEFA Cup titles. FIFA has named Real Madrid the Best Club of the 20th Century, and it is the club with the most fans from all over the world.
Add all these numbers up, and you do not only have the most winning team in professional football in Spain, but also one of the most important teams in the world. Real Madrid fans are nicknamed “merengues”, due to their team’s white coloured uniform.
Real Madrid trains and plays in the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, a name that came from one of its most important players. He was also president of the stadium in the 40’s. When you are in Madrid for a short trip, you cannot leave without visiting the stadium.
Some of the best players in the world have played at Real Madrid, like Alfredo Di Stefano, Ferenc Puskás, Hugo Sánchez, Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldo, Figo, David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo and Kaká.
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The Bernabéu tour starts at the highest parts of the stadium, where you will have a panoramic view of the whole stadium. The tour then continues with a walk through the largest collection of objects and trophies of the `Best Club of the 20th Century´.
The Bernabéu Tour will also allow you to access the tunnel and benches, so you will get to feel like a real Real Madrid player. You can then step on the pitch and enjoy the experience from the point of view of the coach or first team player.
The next part of the tour leads you to one of the most important locations for the team: the dressing rooms. This is where players receive their instructions from the coach, and where they prepare their best strategy to show what they are really worth out on the field.
The tour ends in the press room, where you can actually sit in the coach’s chair, the seat from where questions from the media are answered after the match has taken place.
Have you already visited the Santiago Bernabéu stadium? What did you think of the museum?