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An Overview of La Liga

by Patricia Jewell (2019-04-28)


The Spanish La Liga is seen as one of the best leagues in the world, right up there along with the English Premiership and Italy's Serie A. Some of the best players in the world have plied their trade in Spain's top tier- including the likes of Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldo and even greats in older times like Diego Maradona and Ferenc Puskas when they were playing at club level. La Liga is known as a technical league, with a continental style of football being played- meaning if you want to watch players that can mesmerize you there is no better league to watch.

Best teams

Real Madrid

Real Madrid won the league last season after a thrilling title race and will be looking to do so again this year. The club has long been associated with big spending and the famous Galacticos Era, a time during which they broke many transfer records to buy some of the biggest players in the game. Blessed with quality in all areas of the pitch, Real still spent upwards of 100 million euros to strengthen their squad in the hope that this would bring them more success.

Barcelona

Barcelona were beaten to the title on the last day of the season by Real Madrid by the virtue of Madrid's superior head to head record- they will be hungry to regain the title that was theirs in 2005/06. Barcelona possess one of the best attacking lineups in the world, jerseys originales de futbol with players that can hurt you at any time. Dubbed the Fantastic Four by Spanish media, Thierry Henry, Leo Messi, Samuel Eto'o and Ronaldinho will look to try and win their team the title.

Sevilla

Sevilla shocked everyone last season when they competed in a frenetic title race all to the last day of the season, even leading the table at one point early in the year. Sevilla have a young team slowly growing in world football and while they do not have the many stars that the two teams above them have, they have plenty of players possessing a decent level of skill, and are worth a lot more than the sum of their parts.

Valencia

Valencia finished a distant fourth last year, ten points away from the champions; this year they will look to challenge for the title from the off. Valencia have many of the young stars of the game in the likes of David Silva and Manuel Fernandes- they also have one of the most coveted strikers in the game in David Villa up front. Valencia have already won the La Liga title twice this millennium; their fans will desperately hope they can do it again.