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In European football, what does REAL mean in front of all those teams names? Does it signify something?
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"Real" is only used in Spanish football. It means 'Royal' and is an honourific granted by the King. Real Madrid, for instance, was just Madrid until about 1915.

Edit: My mistake, it was 1920

(edited by canucklover on 18.9.03 0856)


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Yep, such as Real Club Deportivo La Coruna...or Royal Sporting Club of La Coruna (approximate translation.)




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thank you fine sirs!
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