A Spanish report gave good news to Real Madrid fans, when it revealed a strange coincidence that would award the title of the new version 2023-2024 of the European Champions League to the “royal” club.
And the Spanish newspaper “Sport” stated that every time 5 clubs from the Spanish League participate in the Champions League competition, Real Madrid is crowned with the title at the end of the edition.
Barcelona is scheduled to participate in the new season as a “La Liga” champion, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad, as the owners of the second to fourth positions, respectively, then Seville joined them after winning the European League title in the last version, by defeating Rome in the final with kicks. The penalty shoot-out was 4-1 after a 1-1 tie in the original and overtime periods.
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The Spanish newspaper stated that the new version of the Champions League will be the fourth, with the participation of 5 Spanish clubs, and said that all the past three championships were crowned by the record-holder Royal Club, in the number of times the “ears” cup was lifted by 14 times.
This happened for the first time in the 2015-2016 season, when Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Valencia participated in the Champions League, then Seville, being champions of the European League at the expense of Dnipro, and “Al-Merengue” lifted the title after winning the final over Atletico Madrid on penalties. At the San Siro stadium in Milan.
In the following year 2016-2017, the matter was repeated, with the participation of 5 Spanish clubs in the Champions League. They are: Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Villarreal and Seville, the last from the European League championship gate as well.
Real Madrid succeeded again in winning the championship for the twelfth time in its history, this time by defeating Juventus 4-1 in the final that was held in Glasgow.
After 5 seasons, specifically in the 2021-2022 season, Real Madrid invested in the participation of its citizens Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Seville and Villarreal (the latter from the European League championship gate at the expense of Manchester United) to repeat the ball, as he lifted the cup for the fourteenth time, after winning in Paris over Liverpool with a score of 1-1. zero.
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Sport says, “The statistics show that Real Madrid is the main beneficiary of the presence of 5 Spanish clubs in the Champions League. The white team won 3 titles in 3 attempts, which is an impressive number.”
And she continued, “Real Madrid hopes to be able this season to revive the old and new achievements in its favorite championship,” noting that Manchester City is the champion of the last edition, after winning in Istanbul in the final over Inter Milan, 1-0.
It is noteworthy that the group stage draw for the new season 2023-2024 of the Champions League will be drawn on Thursday, August 31, 2023 in the French Principality of Monaco, according to what the European Football Association “UEFA” announced, on its official website.