Madrid: Spain’s home of sport

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If you are a lover of sport there is no better place to visit in the world than Spain’s capital city, Madrid.

With a history dating back as far as the late 19th-century, Madrid boasts a rich heritage across a wide range of sports.

Football, horse racing and tennis are amongst a plethora of top-class sports you can watch in Madrid, with each providing an experience not to be missed.

Read on as we look at the best sporting action to be found in Madrid.

Madrid and football a match made in heaven

With two massive clubs based in the city, it is inevitable that Madrid holds a very special place in the affections who people who live there.

Real Madrid are undoubtedly one of the most famous clubs in the world, while local rivals Atletico ensure they don’t have things their own way in their own city.

Madrid has also hosted many major European matches, with the 2019 Champions League Final between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Atletico’s Metropolitano Stadium the latest to be staged there.

If you fancy something a little more cultural, use your winnings from the eurogrand casino promo code to fund a visit to the Spanish National Team’s Football Museum in the city.

Fun for all the family La Zarzuela

La Zarzuela is one of the most aesthetically pleasing horse racing venues in Europe, with its stunning design providing an unforgettable backdrop to a great family day out.

Originally dating back to the 1930s, Zarazuela was closed for refurbishment in 1996 before reopening to widespread acclaim seven years later.

Excellent facilities including a hotel, childcare facilities and extensive gardens make it a superb place for people of all ages to visit.

While the adults enjoy the thrilling equine action, youngsters are kept occupied by bouncy castles, pony rides, face painting, a dance area and much more.

Tennis stars shine in Madrid

The Madrid Open is a professional tennis tournament for both men and women held in the city during early May.

Spaniards have claimed the title six times since the inaugural edition in 2002, with Rafael Nadal winning the trophy for a fifth time in 2017.

The event serves as one of the final warm-up tournaments for the second Grand Slam of the tennis season – the French Open at Roland Garros. Serbian tennis superstar Novak Djokovic claimed the title for a third time in 2019 to earn a record-

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