Representing Spain in the Alkass International Cup 2019 is Real Madrid. With a record of 13 Champions League/European Cup titles to their name, Real Madrid can justifiably claim to be the most successful football team in European History. Founded in 1902, Los Blancos (the whites) have since dominated domestic football for long spells and represent the essence of Spanish footballing excellence, as they have also achieved a record of winning 33 La Liga titles. Moreover, Real Madrid have raised 7 FIFA Club World Cups, 4 European Super Cups, 2 UEFA Cups and 19 Spanish Cups, among other titles. Current first-team players include global superstars Gareth Bale, Luka Modric, Sergio Ramos, and Karim Benzema. The youth team is one of the world’s most successful academies – La Fabrica (the factory), which has been responsible for producing some of the most talented individuals ever to have played the game. World class players including Raul, Iker Casillas, Juan Mata, Samuel Eto’o and Esteban Cambiasso have graduated from the academy.