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Atlético Madrid
Full name Club Atlético de Madrid
Founded 1903
Ground Vicente Calderón
Ground Capacity 54,851
Chairman Enrique Cerezo
Manager Diego Simeone
League La Liga
2013/14 La Liga, 1th

Club Atlético de Madrid are a football team from Madrid, the capital city of Spain. They are managed by Diego Simeone and they play their home games at the Vicente Calderón Stadium. Some of their famous players at the moment are Fernando Torres, Jackson Martinez, Koke and Diego Godin.


Diego Costa - 01
Atlético striker Diego Costa
  • 1903-1939 Athletic Club de Madrid
  • 1939-1941 Athletic Aviación
  • 1941-1946 Atlético Aviación
  • 1946-present Club Atlético de Madrid

League title

League position

Season League Position
2000/01 Segunda División 4th
2001/02 Segunda División 1st
2002/03 La Liga 11th
2003/04 La Liga 7th
2004/05 La Liga 11th
2005/06 La Liga 10th
2006/07 La Liga 7th
2007/08 La Liga 4th
2008/09 La Liga 4th

Former position

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