Club Atlético de Madrid is the ‘other’ squad that plays in the Spanish capital beside the perennial favorite Real Madrid. The club was established in 1903 and since then the Rojiblancos (Red-and-Whites) as they are called have become the second most successful team in the league in terms of wins and titles, right behind FC Barcelona. Atlético has won numerous La Liga titles and when the team plays against rival Real Madrid for bragging rights in the city as well as the coveted Copa del Rey or ‘King’s Cup’, be prepared for division within the entire population of Madrid.
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