Betting on Atlético Madrid is a weekly favourite of many people. This is because in Spanish football, there are of course other successful football clubs besides Real Madrid and FC Barcelona.
The most eye-catching is undoubtedly Atlético Madrid. City rival of ‘the Royal’ and a real club of the people. Time to tell you everything you want to know about Los Rojiblancos and, of course, how and where to bet on Atlético Madrid on Mobile Wins.
History of Atlético Madrid
First big stadium, first prices
First steps and first championship in La Liga
Name becomes Atlético Madrid, more national titles
Lagging behind Real Madrid, and reemergence to the top
Atlético Madrid the best after Real Madrid
Loss against Bayern München, first era of Aragonés
Second era of Aragonés and acquisition by Jesús Gil
Success under Diego Simeone
Club icons of Atlético Madrid
During and just after World War II was Atlético Madrid’s first period of success. Ricardo Zamora and Helenio Herrera were very successful as coaches with both winning two national titles. Adrián Escudero was one of the contributing players at the time, as were Machín and Ramón Gabilondo.
Two cup wins and the European Cup II followed in the 1960s under coach José Villalonga. Key players were Enrique Collar, Feliciano Rivilla, Isacio Calleja and Adelardo Rodríguez. Of course also the duo José Eulogio Gárate and club top scorer Luis Aragonés, with the latter also going on to become a successful coach.
In the last 15 years, successes have mainly been achieved under former player and now trainer Diego Simeone. The best-known (former) players include Fernando Torres, Sergio Agüero, Gabi, Diego Forlan, Raul Garcia, Koke, Diego Godín, Juanfran, Filipe Luís, Antoine Griezmann and Saúl.
Rivals Atlético Madrid
Looking back at Atlético Madrid’s season 2021/2022
Fans had probably hoped for more from last season. Atlético Madrid however threw away title chances especially in December with four defeats in a row.
There were also early eliminations in the Copa del Rey and Supercopa de España. In the Champions League, though, the club cleverly survived a pool of death.
Looking ahead at Atlético Madrid’s upcoming season 2022/2023
It will be another tough season for Atlético Madrid in La Liga, with strong Real Madrid and fiercely strengthened FC Barcelona. When betting on football, however, anything can happen. You can bet (live) on Atlético Madrid in La Liga, the Champions League and Copa del Rey.
The Madrid Derby refers to the matches between Atlético Madrid and their city rivals, Real Madrid. It’s one of the most intense and storied rivalries in football, showcasing the fierce competition between the two Madrid-based clubs.
Atlético Madrid’s motto is “Coraje y Corazón,” which translates to “Courage and Heart.” It reflects the team’s fighting spirit and determination that have become part of the club’s identity over the years.
Atlético Madrid’s team colors are red and white. They are commonly known as the “Los Colchoneros,” which translates to “The Mattress Makers.”
Atlético Madrid’s history, passionate fanbase, and successes contribute to the vibrant tapestry of Spanish football culture. The club’s resilience, competitiveness, and rivalry with Real Madrid enrich the football narrative in Spain.
Atlético Madrid, officially known as Club Atlético de Madrid, was founded on April 26, 1903.