List of La Liga Winners Till Date

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La Liga is one of the most popular professional football leagues in the world, which was established in 1929. Founded in 1984, La Liga is organized by the national sports association Liga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional (National Professional Football League). Till date, 62 teams have competed in La Liga and 9 teams have won the title.

In accordance with the UEFA’s league coefficient, La Liga has been ranked as the top league in Europe over the last five years. Having ranked as the third-highest professional association football league in the world, the 2017-18 season saw an average attendance of 26,983 for league matches.

Who Won the Inaugural La Liga Season?

The inaugural season of the La Liga was held in 1929. Barcelona won the first La Liga title and Real Madrid was the first runner-up team. During the initial seasons of the La Liga, Athletic Bilbao claimed several titles and is considered one of the most successful teams.

After the inaugural victory, team Barcelona won their second La Liga title in 1945, with Real Madrid as the runner-up team of the season again. Followed by the 1944-45 season, Barcelona won back-to-back title thrice (1948, 1949), (1952, 1953) (1959, 1960) until 1974.

Which Team has Won La Liga the Most?

Real Madrid has recorded 5 consecutive wins twice in the history of La Liga

The most successful team in La Liga is Real Madrid, with an overall record of 33 wins. Real Madrid has recorded 5 consecutive wins twice in the history of La Liga (1961-1965 and 1986-1990). The first 5 consecutive wins could have been extended to 8 wins if Atletico Madrid hadn’t intervened to win the title in 1966.

Domination of Real Madrid

The 1950s La Liga seasons were dominated by the two most popular clubs Barcelona and Real Madrid, winning four titles each throughout the decade. The next three decades (1960-1980) were completely dominated by the Real Madrid club, with 19 wins, whereas clubs like Barcelona, Athletic Bilbao, and Real Sociedad won the league twice in those years. Valencia won the title once in 1971 during this period.

Real Madrid has won back-to-back titles going up to 5 wins in a row. They were the former defending champions (2016-17), who failed to take hold of even the runner-up position in 2018. Except in the 1940s, Real Madrid has won the title in every decade.

How many La Liga Titles have FC Barcelona Won?

The second highest winning team in La Liga is Barcelona with 25 wins. Followed by the domination of Real Madrid in the previous three decades, from the 1990s onward Barcelona caught hold of the winning streak, winning 15 titles, while Real Madrid has been accumulating 8 titles. Apart from these two clubs, the La Liga title has been won by other clubs which includes Atlético Madrid, Valencia, and Deportivo de La Coruña.

Who Won La Liga 2018?

The current reigning champion of the La Liga is FC Barcelona, who won the 2018 title with four more matches to play. Atletico Madrid is the current runner-up team. The club has been the La Liga title holder 25 times with their previous win in 2016 and has been runner-up 25 times till date.

Records of Barcelona

Barcelona became the first Spanish club to win the continental treble which comprises of Copa del Rey, La Liga, and the UEFA Champions League. They were the first to win six out of six competitions in a single year which includes the Spanish Super Cup, UEFA Super Cup, and the FIFA Club World Cup. Having won the fifth Champions League trophy in 2015, Barcelona became the first European club in history to win the continental treble twice.

What is El Clasico?

The matches conducted between the fierce rivals Real Madrid and Barcelona is called as the El Clasico. Both the clubs have been dominating La Liga since its inception. Considering the competitive matches, Real Madrid leads the head to head results with 95 wins to Barcelona’s 93, whereas Barcelona takes the lead in total matches with 113 wins to Real Madrid’s 99.

Has FC Barcelona Ever been on Relegation Zone?

The clubs that are at the bottom three of the La Liga table are relegated to the Segunda Division, which is the men’s second professional association football division. The only clubs in La Liga to have never been relegated is Athletic Bilbao, Real Madrid, and Barcelona since its inception in 1929.

Complete List of the La Liga Winners

La Liga has been won by 9 teams, with Real Madrid and Barcelona leading the winning score. Three consecutive La Liga seasons in 1937, 1938 and 1939 were canceled due to the Spanish Civil War. Shared below is the list of La Liga winners since the inception of the league in 1929.

YearWinnersRunners-up
1929BarcelonaReal Madrid
1929–30Athletic BilbaoBarcelona
1930–31Athletic BilbaoRacing Santander
1931–32Real MadridAthletic Bilbao
1932–33Real MadridAthletic Bilbao
1933–34Athletic BilbaoReal Madrid
1934–35Real BetisReal Madrid
1935–36Athletic BilbaoReal Madrid
1936–37
1937–38
1938–39
1939–40Atlético AviaciónSevilla
1940–41Atlético AviaciónAthletic Bilbao
1941–42ValenciaReal Madrid
1942–43Athletic BilbaoSevilla
1943–44ValenciaAtlético Aviación
1944–45BarcelonaReal Madrid
1945–46SevillaBarcelona
1946–47ValenciaAthletic Bilbao
1947–48BarcelonaValencia
1948–49BarcelonaValencia
1949–50Atlético MadridDeportivo La Coruña
1950–51Atlético MadridSevilla
1951–52BarcelonaAthletic Bilbao
1952–53BarcelonaValencia
1953–54Real MadridBarcelona
1954–55Real MadridBarcelona
1955–56Athletic BilbaoBarcelona
1956–57Real MadridSevilla
1957–58Real MadridAtlético Madrid
1958–59BarcelonaReal Madrid
1959–60BarcelonaReal Madrid
1960–61Real MadridAtlético Madrid
1961–62Real MadridBarcelona
1962–63Real MadridAtlético Madrid
1963–64Real MadridBarcelona
1964–65Real MadridAtlético Madrid
1965–66Atlético MadridReal Madrid
1966–67Real MadridBarcelona
1967–68Real MadridBarcelona
1968–69Real MadridLas Palmas
1969–70Atlético MadridAthletic Bilbao
1970–71ValenciaBarcelona
1971–72Real MadridValencia
1972–73Atlético MadridBarcelona
1973–74BarcelonaAtlético Madrid
1974–75Real MadridZaragoza
1975–76Real MadridBarcelona
1976–77Atlético MadridBarcelona
1977–78Real MadridBarcelona
1978–79Real MadridSporting de Gijón
1979–80Real MadridReal Sociedad
1980–81Real SociedadReal Madrid
1981–82Real SociedadBarcelona
1982–83Athletic BilbaoReal Madrid
1983–84Athletic BilbaoReal Madrid
1984–85BarcelonaAtlético Madrid
1985–86Real MadridBarcelona
1986–87Real MadridBarcelona
1987–88Real MadridReal Sociedad
1988–89Real MadridBarcelona
1989–90Real MadridValencia
1990–91BarcelonaAtlético Madrid
1991–92BarcelonaReal Madrid
1992–93BarcelonaReal Madrid
1993–94BarcelonaDeportivo La Coruña
1994–95Real MadridDeportivo La Coruña
1995–96Atlético MadridValencia
1996–97Real MadridBarcelona
1997–98BarcelonaAthletic Bilbao
1998–99BarcelonaReal Madrid
1999–2000Deportivo La CorunaBarcelona
2000–01Real MadridDeportivo La Coruña
2001–02ValenciaDeportivo La Coruña
2002–03Real MadridReal Sociedad
2003–04ValenciaBarcelona
2004–05BarcelonaReal Madrid
2005–06BarcelonaReal Madrid
2006–07Real MadridBarcelona
2007–08Real MadridVillarreal
2008–09BarcelonaReal Madrid
2009–10BarcelonaReal Madrid
2010–11BarcelonaReal Madrid
2011–12Real MadridBarcelona
2012–13BarcelonaReal Madrid
2013–14Atlético MadridBarcelona
2014–15BarcelonaReal Madrid
2015–16BarcelonaReal Madrid
2016–17Real MadridBarcelona
2017–18BarcelonaAtlético Madrid

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