Want to know what game Spaniards go crazy about? There is only one and that’s the Primera Division or La Liga. As the top Spanish football league, a total of 20 teams compete for the crown of the system also known as La Liga Santader because of its sponsorship arrangement with Santander. The three lowest ranked teams are relegated to the Segunda division. Under this system, the top two teams at Segunda. An additional club is given a promotion after meeting third, fourth, fifth and sixth placers in various playoff series.
Since its establishment, 62 teams have competed in the league. Real Madrid is the team that has the most championship belts at 33. Its top players include Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, ZInedine Zidane, Raul Gonzales Blanco, Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima, Alfredo di Stefano, Iker Casillas, David Beckham, Roberto Carlos, Mesut Ozil, and Ruud van Nistelrooy.
But don’t bet your Spanish La Liga Table euro entirely on Real Madrid as Futbol Club Barcelona led by the great Lionel Messi is not far behind at 25, followed by Atlético Madrid (10), Athletic Bilbao (8), Valencia (6), Real Sociedad (2), Deportivo La Coruña (1), Sevilla (1), and Real Betis (1).
In the past five years, La Liga emerges as the top European league as its clubs managed to take home 16 UEFA Champions League, 15 UEFA Super Cup, 11 UEFA Europa League, and 6 FIFA Club World Cup titles. Most of its players are recipients of the Ballon d’Or awards at 19. Because of this, there is a higher La Liga odds that future teams effort will help the Spanish league system to remain on top in the European continent.
Among the world’s professional sports leagues, La Liga attracts 26,983 game attendance average for 2018-2018 season. This data ranks La Liga as the world’s third highest professional association football league and sixth highest in world’s domestic professional sports league.
La Liga follows a double round-robin format, with each club playing another club twice in the season. The point system is as follows: 3 points (win), 1 point (draw), and 0 point (loss). A total of 38 matchdays are done to complete the round-robin format. The team which garners the most points is proclaimed as the La Liga champion.
Surely, the excitement that La Liga brings to its millions of fans keeps a loyal following. Who wouldn’t? There are just so many things that a football league system like La Liga can do. And as proven, it is not enough to watch La Liga games on television or paid cable subscription as thousands and thousands of fans are willing to get tickets.
Follow La Liga with Fun88 Sports odds all the time and you will get a full understanding why this league has built a reputation for world-class plays that keep the fans asking for more. At La Liga, it is not just about winning that coveted championship. It is about pouring all your skills and talent for every game as each player and ballclub feel that they have so much to lose if they don’t give their all for a game.