5 Real Madrid moments that were beyond trophies
Real Madrid are one of the biggest clubs and the most famous clubs in the history of the game. Having dominated the European football scene for over six decades, Madrid have won pretty much everything there is to win in the game.
With twelve European titles and thirty-three La Liga titles, Los Blancos have stamped their authority on both domestic and continental fronts. Success in football, however, is not just about the trophies you win, it is but a combination and journey through the various triumphant moments you have that at that moment might not seem that important.
Real Madrid, over the course of the twenty-first century, have had plenty of such moments, moments that have made their demanding fan base extremely proud. Here, in this post, we look at the top 5 moments/streaks/records for Real Madrid that were beyond trophies:
#5 Real Madrid 2-0 San Lorenzo: 22-game winning streak (20/12/2014)
It was the World Club Cup Championship between Real Madrid, the champions of Europe and San Lorenzo the champions of South America. The game was important considering that it was Real's 22nd win on the trot, a Spanish record.
The streak included wins against the likes of Barcelona, Liverpool, and Villarreal.The streak was snapped at Valencia when Madrid were beaten 2-1 at Mestalla, falling short of the 24 game streak set by Brazilin club Coritiba.
During their 22-game winning streak, Madrid scored an astonishing 81 goals, allowing just 10. They only allowed two goals in one of those wins and recorded 13 clean sheets. The streak though, in the context of the season, went in vain, as it was their rivals, FC Barcelona who claimed the unprecedented treble end of the season.