• The most popular sport in Spain is
• Our national team is the
current world champion.
• We have very good
teams like Real Madrid
and F.C. Barcelona
• Real Oviedo was born in 1926 when
two clubs (Real Stadium Club
Ovetense and Real Club Deportivo de
Oviedo) joined. There was a hard
rivalry between them, but when they
became one club, it disappeared.
• Not long ago, Real Oviedo was a very good
team. It was in the Spanish 1st division for 38
seasons, reaching the number 3 in the
ranking. It also played in the 2nd division for
32 seasons reaching the 1st place on several
• In the Copa del Rey, Real Oviedo played
two semifinals. This is a very important
championship, and playing semifinals is a
• In the season 1991/92 the team played the
European Competition: UEFA CUP
• When Real Oviedo
was in the third
division, in 2003 the
team was about to
mayor of the city
wanted to create
another team but
people said they
didn’t want Real
wanted to support
Real Oviedo even
though it was in the
• This team is the perfect
Real Oviedo had an
important debt, and it
had to be payed. The
team had to increase
its capital in 1.905
million euros to avoid
the dissolution of the
club so the fans
bought lots of shares
to helped the team.
• Sid Lowe, an international journalist, wrote an
article on a newspaper about this and, when
they heard of it, more than 20.000 people
helped Real Oviedo. Finally, the contribution of
the Mexican businessman Carlos Slim, who paid
2 million euros, made the dream possible.
• The most important thing in the club are its
fans, all of the followers who are in the
stadium every match, everyone who travels
wherever Real Oviedo goes.
• They support their team because “It is more
than a club, it is a feeling”, as they say.
• Symmachiarii are the “ultras” of the
team. They prepare the banners for
the matches and support Real Oviedo
like nobody else.
The Real Oviedo’s stadium is called
Carlos Tartiere. The old and the new
stadium have the same name.
• The New Stadium was inaugurated in
the year 2000.
• It has space for 30 500 people. Its
surface is grass and it’s owned by the
city of Oviedo.
Real Oviedo has three diferents uniforms.
The first one is blue, gold and white; the
second one has white and green stripes;
and the third one is orange whith black
Real Oviedo’s famous ex-players
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