The Primera División is the top flight of professional football in Spain. The official title is the “Campeonato Nacional de Liga de Primera División”, but is widely and more commonly known as La Liga. There are 20 teams fighting for the right to play in one of Europe’s most watched football league. Players from around the world test their skills against some of the biggest names in football. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have both won the Ballon d'Or 5 times each. La Liga boasts some of the most successful clubs in the world too, with Real Madrid and Barcelona having netted 18 champions League trophies, and 7 FIFA Club World Cup trophies between them. There is no promotion from La Liga A, but the top four teams qualify for the UEFA Champions League. Fifth place qualify for the Europa League. Two further Europa League places are determined by domestic cup competitions, Copa del Rey and the Supercopa de España.

Participating teams

Athletic Bilbao, Atlético Madrid, CD Alavés, CD Leganés, CF Valencia, CF Villarreal, Celta de Vigo, Espanyol Barcelona, FC Barcelona, FC Sevilla, Getafe CF, Girona FC, Rayo Vallecano de Madrid, Real Betis Sevilla, Real Madrid, Real Sociedad, Real Valladolid CF, SD Eibar, SD Huesca, UD Levante

Related stadiums

Anoeta, Camp Nou, Campo de Fútbol de Vallecas, Coliseum Alfonso Pérez, Estadi Ciutat de València, Estadi Cornellà-El Prat, Estadi Montilivi, Estadi de Mestalla, Estadio Benito Villamarín, Estadio El Alcoraz, Estadio El Madrigal, Estadio Mendizorroza, Estadio Municipal de Balaídos, Estadio Municipal de Butarque, Estadio Nuevo José Zorrilla, Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Ipurua Municipal Stadium, San Mamés, Vicente Calderón