Atletico Madrid Fixtures 2017/18
Are you a fan of Atletico Madrid? Are you a real Colchonero? If so, then grab your Atletico Madrid tickets here. The 2017-2018 season has kicked off and tickets to see the Rojiblancos in action are already on sale. What are you waiting for?
Founded in 1903, Atletico Madrid are one of the most successful football teams in Spain and, under Argentinian manager Diego Simeone, they have become one of La Liga's most consistent performers, regularly competing for, and winning, silverware both in Spain and Europe. Last season, Atletí were unable to win any silverware however they did reach the semi-finals of both the Champions League and the Copa del Rey and also finished third in La Liga, gaining automatic qualification to the Champions League.
The Wanda Metropolitano: A New Home for Atletico Madrid
This year is the first season in the new Atletico Madrid stadium - the Wanda Metropolitano. They had been playing at their old stadium the Vicente Calderon since 1923. However, due to the stadium's location on the banks of the River Manzanares, it meant that expansion was not possible. Therefore the club's new home is located further out of the city and will have an increased capacity of nearly 68,000. The Vicente Calderon had a reputation for being an incredibly difficult place to play and get a result, only time will tell of the Wanda Metropolitano becomes a similar fortress.
Atletico Madrid is one of Europe's elite teams and has an impressive history, having won the Primera Division (La Liga) ten times and they have also won the UEFA Europa League and the UEFA Super Cup twice each. So support your favourite football club by buying Atletico Madrid tickets here at StubHub!
Can Atletico Madrid escape the shadow of Barca and Real?
Inevitably, the question surrounding the 'other' club from Madrid is if they can finally wrest control of La Liga from Spain's two most dominant football clubs; Barcelona and Real Madrid. Recent results for Atletí seems to say yes. The team won the 2013 La Liga title, and competed in two Champions League finals in the last few years. The Atletico Madrid squad has strength in depth and outstanding footballers like France's Antoine Griezmann, Spain's Diego Costa and Slovenia's star goalkeeper Jan Oblak. So, if you are an Atletico Madrid fan, the future looks bright. Get to the Wanda, buy your Atletico Madrid tickets and cheer on this team that shows no sign of slowing down.