If you’re a fan of Spanish football, then you’ve probably been keeping up with the latest La Liga football news. The top Spanish football league is made up of dozens of teams, and there is no end to the exciting games and news. While the English-speaking world may be familiar with the Primera Division, the Spanish league is better known by its short name, la liga. Its official name is the Campeonato Nacional de la Liga de Primera División (La Liga santander) but is stylized to avoid confusion.
The top-level of the Spanish football league system, La Liga is home to some of the best teams in the world. Real Madrid and Barcelona compete for the title every season, while Atletico Madrid have recently emerged as serious contenders for the championship. The league has been the top-ranked football league in Europe for the past five years, and many of the world’s greatest football players have plied their trade in the Liga. Among the most famous players to play in the Spanish league are Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Zinedine Zidane, David Beckham, and Zinedine Zidane.