Club Atletico Madrid or just Atletico Madrid is a club from Spanish capital Madrid. Atletico was founded in 1903. Atleti’s colours are red and white or Rojiblancos in Spanish. Their home stadium is called Vicente Calderon.
Atletico is the third most titled Spanish football club after giant Barcelona and Real Madrid. Atleti have won 10 Spanish championships, 10 Spanish Cups, one Cup Winners’ Cup, two Europa League cups and two UEFA Super Cups among other trophies.
Argentinian Diego Simeone has been Atletico’s manager since 2011. Having spent five seasons in Madrid club, he brought Atleti to new level. His first major trophy was 2012 Europa League. With such players as Radamel Falcao, Arda Turan and Thibaut Courtois Simeone’s team reached the final and beat their Spanish rival Athletic Bilbao 3:0.
The season 2013-2014 has become the most successful for Atletico for a few past decades. Rojiblancos won the League and Spanish Super Cup. Atleti also reached the Champions League final. Their opponent was their old-time rival Real Madrid. Atletico was close to beating Real, but lost their chance in the last minutes. The leaders of that team were Diego Costa, David Villa, Koke and Raul Garcia.
There are some great players in Atletico’s current team too. Antoine Griezmann is a talented French forward. Diego Godin is a longtime defender. Thiago, Koke and Gabi are leaders in the midfield. Fernando Torres is a wonderful striker, who started his career in Atletico and now is back to aid his native club.
Atletico is among the leaders of La Liga this season and still competing in the Champions League. Watch Atletico Madrid online on Ball-control.