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King Alfonso XIII granted madrid the title of 'Real' to their name 100 years ago

Real Madrid Club is a Spanish professional football club based in Madrid. Founded on 6 March 1902 as Madrid Football Club, the club has traditionally worn a white home kit since inception. 

By inception Madrid become 118 years, which was celebrated on the 6th of march 2020.

The great club was referred to as Madrid since creation not until 29th of June 1920 were King Alfonso XIII granted Madrid the title of 'Real' sending their president Pedro Parages a letter granting him the right to use it.

The letter giving to the president Pedro parages state that: His majesty the king has served to grant with the greatest satisfaction the title of Royal to this football club. Ever since then the name real Madrid become adopted and also the crown on their badge took effect

Real Madrid president Pedro parages replied in response to the name grant, by appointing Alfonso, Prince of Asturias as the club's honorary president.

Real Madrid ever since then became the giant of football, winning several titles making them the best club in the world.

Today is real Madrid's second birth anniversary.

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