Ten things you need to know about La Liga

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Ten things you need to know about La Liga
1905 to 2014 - Find out why Real Madrid have worn white since their very beginnings. Photo: Glyn Kirk /AFP &Wikimedia

Now that a new season of Spain's La Liga is just getting underway, The Local has put together some of the most intriguing facts about the best football league in the world and its history.


Ever wondered why Real Madrid play all in white?

Need to know why Spaniards call the league’s top scorer the pichichi?

How about the first football team set up in Spain more than 120 years ago?

From La Liga’s English origins to the football politics of Spain’s dictatorship years, The Local brings you ten things you need to know about Spain’s football league. 

Click here to see the full list of amazing facts about Spain's top flight


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