A brief of Spanish La Liga (Part 1)

La Liga (Campeonato Nacional de Liga de Primera División) 

La Liga is the Spanish football league in the top division, existed since 1929. The second is called Segunda División. Since 1997, there are 20 clubs participating in the top league of La Liga which has been organized by Liga de Fútbol Profesional (LFP).

Most championships winning to date is Real Madrid (33)
Most played seasons are Barcelona, Real Madrid (88)

The first soccer league in Spain was The Catalan football championship (Campionat de Catalunya), founded in 1901. After the establishment of the La Liga, The Catalan football championship still included in the national league for a few years until it was cancelled in 1940.

The first season of La Liga started in February 1929 and ended in June). At this time, it consisted of one division, Primera División, and consisted of ten clubs. The numbers of clubs would later increased at several occasions. In 1987, it reached 20 clubs and that have remained stable except a short period (1995-1997) with 22 clubs.

League system
The first and second division was founded at the same time in 1929. In 1977, Segunda División B, was created to replace Tercera División as the third tier. Tercera División has since become the fourth tier. 
Qualification for European Cups
Nowadays, the top four teams in La Liga are qualified for competing in the Champions League and the team that is placed fifth will get the chance to compete in Europa League (another place also goes to the winner of the Copa del Rey).

Nowadays, the three teams placed at the bottom of the table (places 18-20) will be relegated to Segunda División.
Teams with most titles
Real Madrid and Barcelona has been dominated the Spanish football league. Between the first season in 1929 to season 2016-2019 they won total of 60 of the 89 possible trophies.

Most Popular Football Leagues in the World Right Now

3. Bundesliga

German Bundesliga has been a dominant league in the European environment, its constant appeal in Europa and Champions League is remarkable. Home to Bayern Munich which is considered as the best football club in the world right now, people have arguably questioned the league’s competitiveness as Bayern is standing on another level compared to other teams in the league.

But now, teams like Dortmund have been giving Bayern a real competition for their money. With 1.59 goals per match, the league here are filled with excitement.

2. La Liga

Despite nurturing and having the most popular football players’ starts in the world and two of the richest football clubs, La Liga has not yet able to achieve the same level of success as the English Premier League. This league definitely features some of the most exciting matches, but it still holds the second place behind the English league.

The main reason might because outside of the top 3, there is hardly any clubs that can give competition to the giants of the Premier League. Though it has a close title finish and fiercely matches, the overall competitiveness of the league is quite mediocre which can’t compare to the league standing at the 1st place.

1. English Premier League

The most prestigious and popular football league in the world right now is the English Premier League. Though it might not feature the best starts in the world, it does provide the biggest entertainment to its fans. However, the quality of football has fluctuated in recent years due to declining of success at the European level.

But, it still is the most entertaining and exciting league where even the minnows can give the Giants a run for their money. Highly physical, entertaining and competitive, the league is home to some of the best football coaches in the world like Arsene Wenger, Sir Alex Furguson, Jurgen Klopp, etc.

Most Popular Football Leagues in the World 2020 (Part 2)

Ukrainian Premier League

At number 7 spot in the list of most famou football leagues in the world is the Ukrainian Premier League. Though it hasn’t made much influence as the European Champions League and is yet to find and nurture local talents to put it on the map of major leagues in the world, it has always proven to be a tough fixture for the elite teams of Europe.

The top team in the league, Shakhtar, has defeated elite clubs like Arsenal and Chelsea so it has muscles but the league is not competitive as Shakhtar’s monopoly over the league left little to the excitement of the fans.


Brazil is the mecca of football and this league is the holy grail of the Brazilian fans where great talents like Pele, Ronaldo, Garrincha, Zico, Ronaldinho, Carlos, Neymar, etc began their careers here. This league is the perennial hotbed of talents to be found and thus the quality of football and competitiveness is outstanding.

With an average of 1.23 goals a match, it is one of the most exciting leagues out there. This league also nurtured some of the best prospects in football since its inauguration.


At number 5 in the most famous football leagues in the world is Eredivisie of Netherlands. Despite being the hub of emerging talent for a long time, Eredivisie is not usually recognized as the Top 5 football leagues in the world but statistics stated otherwise.

With an average of 1.7 goals a match, it’s fiercely competitive despite not having a good representation in matches at Europa or the Champions League.

Seria A

The number 4 spot in the most famous football leagues in the world right now is occupied by Serie A of Italy. It’s believed that Serie A in its current condition considering that it was once the finest league in the world and its clubs like Juventus and AC Milan dominated European football. But, now it feels like the glorious time has passed. 

Though the teams still have a bit of their old glory, their aura seems hard to come back. Match-fixing scandals in Serie A and economic recession have spelled doom for this once great league. 

Most Popular Football Leagues in the World 2020 (Part 1)

Every major football nation has its own Football League and similar to any other case there must be arguments regarding which is the best Football League. Football leagues caught attention of people all throughout the world as all the best players in the world play together as well as compete in a way they can’t at the international level. In this article, we list the Most Popular Football Leagues in the World Right Now.


The football league of USA, MLS, is still in its early stage and yet to achieve the same level of popularity as the other leagues in this list but it’s been growing on a phenomenal rate. Most of this growth can be thanked to the fact that many of the best players in the world after retiring from the top clubs are coming to work here. One of the most handsome and famous footballers, David Beckham, played for LA Galaxy and Steven Gerrard also contributed some glamour to this football league. MLS deserves its place among the most famous football leagues in the world right now.

Argentine Primera

As the name suggests this league is founded by Argentina and has over the years has nurtured numerous talented players including two of the greatest footballer of all time, Messi and Maradona. With the recent development in the Argentine economy, the league has also seen substantial growth. With fierce competition and strong team members, it is one of the lesser-known leagues but are really great to watch. This league now ranks at the ninth place in the list of most popular football leagues in the world.

Mexican Liga MX

Liga MX is the Mexican football league and is one of the most amazing ones to watch. The unique style of Mexican football that has attracted many spectators during the World Cup is prevalent here. The league is pretty complex as it is divided into two parts Clausura and Apertura. One of the most aggressive and fierceful leagues in the world, it’s a goal-fest in Liga MX with some of the highest average number of goals per match. This league now also holds the eighth place among the most popular football leagues in the world.