Category Archives: Behind the crest

Behind the crest: Real Madrid

Real Madrid Club de Fútbol A. In 1902, Real Madrid (known then as simply Madrid Club de Futbol) used a badge consisting of the initials ‘MCF’ interlacing. B. Six years later, the club redesigned the ‘MCF’ initials with a modern, streamlined look,

Behind the crest: Real Madrid

Real Madrid Club de Fútbol A. In 1902, Real Madrid (known then as simply Madrid Club de Futbol) used a badge consisting of the initials ‘MCF’ interlacing. B. Six years later, the club redesigned the ‘MCF’ initials with a modern, streamlined look,

Behind the crest: SL Benfica

Sport Lisboa e Benfica A. Badge A is the original crest used by Sport Lisboa. It features a shield of red and white with a football in the centre and an eagle perched on top, which is still in use on

Behind the crest: SL Benfica

Sport Lisboa e Benfica A. Badge A is the original crest used by Sport Lisboa. It features a shield of red and white with a football in the centre and an eagle perched on top, which is still in use on

Behind the crest: Ajax

AFC Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax A. Ajax’s first logo featured a player in the club’s home strip. B. In 1911, Ajax were promoted to the highest tier of Dutch football for the very first time joining Sparta Rotterdam, who also played

Behind the crest: Ajax

AFC Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax A. Ajax’s first logo featured a player in the club’s home strip. B. In 1911, Ajax were promoted to the highest tier of Dutch football for the very first time joining Sparta Rotterdam, who also played