The history of all major Spanish cities is closely related to the history of football. This sport has held the first place in the hearts and minds of the vast majority of Spanish people for decades, and it is almost inseparable from everyday life in this country. It is no different in the case of the capital of Spain, Madrid has several football teams playing in the first division, with its two major exponents: Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. The history of Real Madrid is full of success and anecdotes that faithfully represent the development of this city over time, and help us get an idea of how has life been from war to the present.
The Santiago Bernabéu Museum is inside Real Madrid stadium and it offers all the titles won by the club in its long football history. It is a must for all sport fans, as this team has left mark not only at a national level, but it has also become one of the best soccer teams in the world. This can be seen in the section of the museum which shows titles like: 9 UEFA Champion's League Cups, 3 Intercontinental Cups, one UEFA Super Cup, 2 UEFA Europa League Cups, 2 Latin Cups, 32 League Championships, 18 Cups and 9 Spain Super Cups, among other awards.
In the museum you can visit the most emblematic points of Santiago Bernabéu stadium, as different VIP boxes, the upper and lower stands, locker rooms for the players, technical offices, massage and recovery area, and of course, the benches on the track. Stepping on the lawn of the stadium and looking around helps you understand the masterful performance shown in every game because its more than 85,000 seats stand over your head in an impressive formation around the field. The stands vibrate with every match.
One of the best options to visit the museum is to do it when there is a match, and then you will have the opportunity to attend a football match and feel how a full stadium vibrates with supporting chants for the players, making each visit to Santiago Bernabéu a real magical experience. After the match you cannot fail to go to the Plaza Mayor, near if you go by underground, and eat a typical squid sandwich in one of its famous bars. Accompanied, of course, by a cold beer, a perfect day for any football lover, or snacks lover.