The Spanish La Liga API

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            "team_id": 3468,
            "fixture_id": 18165980,
            "shots": {
                "total": 21,
                "ongoal": 10,
                "blocked": 6,
                "offgoal": 11,
                "insidebox": 8,
                "outsidebox": 10
            },
            "passes": {
                "total": 657,
                "accurate": 590,
                "percentage": 89.8
            },
            "attacks": {
                "attacks": 156,
                "dangerous_attacks": 109
            },
            "fouls": 12,
            "corners": 7,
            "offsides": 3,
            "possessiontime": 64,
            "yellowcards": 0,
            "redcards": 0,
            "yellowredcards": 0,
            "saves": 0,
            "substitutions": 5,
            "goal_kick": null,
            "goal_attempts": 13,
            "free_kick": null,
            "throw_in": null,
            "ball_safe": 94,
            "goals": 4,
            "penalties": 1,
            "injuries": 0,
            "tackles": 12
        },

 

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Spanish teams are dominating Europe.

Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona are always competitive. The top of the La Liga table is often close with a minimum point difference. In the 2020/2021 season, the competition champion was decided on the final matchday!

These top-tier teams are not only dominating their national competition. Football clubs from Spain are dominating the European competitions as well. Not only the teams as mentioned earlier in the UEFA Champions League, but also in the UEFA Europa League.

Sevilla and Villareal perform excellently in the Europa League and sometimes even in the Champions League. This often results in up to 6(!) Spanish teams competing in the European competitions.

Social media dominance
The Spanish teams are not only dominating the football grounds. Los Blancos have the biggest following on social media platforms. The rivals from Catalonia are closing in with second place despite the disappointing results in the 2021/2022 La Liga rankings.

History of the La Liga

The Spanish La Liga was founded in 1929 with ten football clubs involved. Nowadays, the number of clubs in the competition has reached 20 professional football clubs. Real Madrid and FC Barcelona have dominated the competition from the start. Together they have won 60 league trophies since the beginning of the league.

Are you interested in this kind of information? Our La Liga API offers historical data for up to 15 years.

Facts

  • Founded in 1929
  • Most championships won by Real Madrid (34)
  • Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao participated in the most seasons: 89(!)
  • Andoni Zubizarreta is the player with the most performances (622 appearances)
  • Lionel Messi is the all-time top scorer with 474 goals

La Liga teams

Real Madrid is also known as Los Blancos or Galácticos. The team was founded in 1902 and is located in Madrid. The home games are being played in the Santiago Bernabéu which has a capacity of 81,004. Raúl is the player with the most appearances for the club with 741 matches played. Cristiano Ronaldo is the all-time top scorer of Real Madrid with 450 goals scored.

FC Barcelona was founded in 1899. Camp Nou is the home ground where 99,354 supporters can watch the home games. Lionel Messi is the player with the most official games played for the club (778). He is the all-time top scorer as well with 643 goals for FC Barcelona.

Sevilla FC was founded in 1890. The home matches are being played in Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán with a capacity of 42,714. Jesús Navas has played most matches for the club. Campanal is the all-time top scorer with 218 goals for Sevilla.

Atlético Madrid are also known as Colchoneros which means Mattress Makers. The club was founded in 1903 and is located in Madrid. Therefore, the club developed a rivalry with Real. Wanda Metropolitano is the home ground of Atlético. It has a capacity of 68,456. Adelardo Rodriguez has the most appearances with 553 matches played. However, Koke is closing in on him with 542 matches played at the time of writing. Luis Aragonés is the all-time top scorer with 172 goals.

Real Betis also known as Los Verdiblancos (The Green and Whites) was founded in 1907. The home ground is the Estadio Benito Villamarín with a capacity of 60,720. Joaquín has played the most matches for Real Betis with 494 appearances at the time of writing. Rubén Castro is the all-time top scorer with 148 goals.

Real Sociedad also known as The White and Blues, was founded in 1909. The home games are being played in the Anoeta Stadium with a capacity of 39,500. Alberto Górriz played 599 matches for Sociedad and is the player with the most appearances. Jesús Maria Satrústegui is the player with the most goals scored for the club with 162 goals.

Villarreal CF also known as The Yellow Submarine. The club plays in Estadio de la Cerámica which has a capacity of 23,500. Bruno Soriano (425) is the player with the most matches played. However, Mario Gaspar (422) and Manu Trigueros (421) are really close. Remember this is the number of matches played at the time of writing. Gerard Moreno is the all-time top scorer for the club. Giuseppe Rossi is number 2 with 82 goals.

Athletic Bilbao is known as the Lions and was founded in 1898.  The home ground is San Memés which has a capacity of 53,289. José Ángel Iribar has played the most matches with 614 appearances, while Telmo Zarra scored the most goals with 367 goals.

Club Atlético Osasuna is also known as Gorritxoak and was founded in 1920. The home ground is El Sadar with a capacity of 23,576. Patxi Puñal played the most matches for the club with 458 appearances, while Roberto Torres is the all-time top scorer with 60 goals.

Valencia is also known as the Bats. The club was founded in 1919 and plays its home games in Mestalla. The stadium has a capacity of 48,600. Fernando has the most appearances for the club with 553 matches played, Mundo scored 238 goals and is the all-time top scorer.

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