La Liga records

League records

Top flight appearancesEdit

WinsEdit

DrawsEdit

LossesEdit

PointsEdit

Games without a lossEdit

  • Most consecutive league games without a loss home: 121, Real Madrid (17 February 1957 to 7 March 1965)[49]
  • Most consecutive league games without a loss away: 23, Barcelona (14 February 2010 to 30 April 2011)[50]

Games without a winEdit

  • Most consecutive league games without a win: 24, Sporting Gijón (22 June 1997 to 8 February 1998)[51]
  • Most consecutive league games without a win away: 72, Hércules (8 December 1940 to 12 March 1967)[52]

Games without scoringEdit

  • Most consecutive league games without scoring: 8, joint record:
  • Most consecutive league games without scoring Home: 7, Athletic Bilbao (6 January 1996 to 7 April 1996)[55]
  • Most consecutive league games without scoring away: 12, Deportivo (17 January 1965 to 4 December 1966)[56]
  • Most consecutive league games without scoring away in a single season: 11 Hércules(17 November 2010 to 3 April 2011)[52]

Games without conceding a goalEdit

  • Most consecutive league games without conceding a goal: 13, Atlético Madrid (2 December 1990 to 17 March 1991)[57]
  • Most consecutive league games without conceding a goal home: 12, Barcelona (23 April 2011 to 15 January 2012)[50]
  • Most consecutive league games without conceding a goal away: 7, Barcelona (1 November 1986 to 7 February 1987)[50]
  • Most games without conceding a goal in a season: 26, Deportivo (1993–94)[56]

AppearancesEdit

  • Most career league appearances: 622,Andoni Zubizarreta[58]
  • Most career league appearances at one club: 550, Raúl[58]
  • Most career league appearances by a player born outside of Spain: 466, Donato[58]
  • Oldest player: Ricardo, 41 years, 5 month and 2 days (for Osasuna v. Real Madrid, 1 June 2013)[59]
  • Oldest player under exceptional circumstances: Harry Lowe, 48 years 7 months and 12 days (for Real Sociedad v.Valencia, 24 March 1935)[60] (Real Sociedad’s manager played due to a player down to illness, the team did not bring any substitutes to the away game for financial reasons.)
  • Youngest player: Sansón, 15 years, 8 months and 11 days[61][62] (for Celta Vigo v.Sevilla, 31 December 1939)

GoalsEdit

TeamEdit

IndividualEdit

For more details on this topic, see Spanish football top scorers.

Goalkeepers’ recordsEdit

ScorelinesEdit

DisciplinaryEdit

Team recordsEdit

Most points in a La Liga season (at least 90 points)Edit

Rank Club Season Points Apps
1 Real Madrid 2011–12 100 38
Barcelona 2012–13 100 38
3 Barcelona 2009–10 99 38
4 Real Madrid 2009–10 96 38
Barcelona 2010–11 96 38
6 Barcelona 2014–15 94 38
7 Real Madrid 2014–15 92 38
Real Madrid 2010–11 92 38
Real Madrid 1996–97 92 42
10 Barcelona 2011–12 91 38
Barcelona 2015–16 91 38
11 Barcelona 1996–97 90 42
Atlético Madrid 2013–14 90 38
Real Madrid 2015–16 90 38

Most goals in a La Liga season (at least 100 goals)Edit

Rank Club Season Goals Apps
1 Real Madrid 2011–12 121 38
2 Real Madrid 2014–15 118 38
3 Barcelona 2012–13 115 38
4 Barcelona 2011–12 114 38
5 Barcelona 2015–16 112 38
6 Barcelona 2014–15 110 38
Real Madrid 2015–16 110 38
8 Real Madrid 1989–90 107 38
9 Barcelona 2008–09 105 38
10 Real Madrid 2013–14 104 38
11 Real Madrid 2012–13 103 38
12 Real Madrid 2009–10 102 38
Real Madrid 2010–11 102 38
Barcelona 1996–97 102 42
15 Barcelona 2013–14 100 38

Most goals in a season – all competitions (at least 150 goals)Edit

Rank Club Season Liga Cup Europe Other Total
Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps
1 Barcelona 2011–12 114 38 26 9 35 12 15 5 190 64
2 Barcelona 2014–15 110 38 34 9 31 13 0 0 175 60
3 Real Madrid 2011–12 121 38 14 6 35 12 4 2 174 58
4 Barcelona 2015–16 112 38 27 9 22 10 12 6 173 63
5 Real Madrid 2014–15 118 38 11 4 24 12 9 5 162 59
6 Real Madrid 2013–14 104 38 15 9 41 13 0 0 160 60
6 Real Madrid 1959–60 92 30 35 9 31 7 0 0 158 46
Barcelona 2008–09 105 38 17 9 36 15 0 0 158 62
Barcelona 2012–13 115 38 21 8 18 12 4 2 158 60
9 Real Madrid 2012–13 103 38 20 9 26 12 4 2 153 61
10 Barcelona 2010–11 95 38 22 9 30 13 5 2 152 62
  • First team to score at least 100 goals in a season: Valencia in 1941–42 (111 in 34 appearances).
  • It should be noted though that a number of teams managed to score over 100 goals in a season during the 1930s when the national league and cup were played alongside the regional leagues. Most prolific among those was the Athletic Bilbao team of the early 1930s scoring 126 goals in 1929–30, 137 goals in 1930–31, 127 goals in 1931–32, 127 goals in 1932–33 and 115 goals in 1933–34, others include Real Oviedo scoring 114 goals in 1933–34 and 110 goals in 1935–36.
  • Most goals in a season besides Real Madrid and Barcelona: 119 in 60 appearances bySevilla in 2014–15 season.

Most effective team in a La Liga season (at least 3 goals per game)Edit

Rank Club Season Goals Apps G/A
1 Athletic Bilbao 1930–31 73 18 4.06
2 Athletic Bilbao 1929–30 63 18 3.50
Athletic Bilbao 1931–32 63 18 3.50
4 Athletic Bilbao 1933–34 61 18 3.39
5 Valencia 1941–42 85 26 3.27
6 Barcelona 1958–59 96 30 3.20
7 Real Madrid 2011–12 121 38 3.18
8 Atlético Aviación 1940–41 70 22 3.18
Sevilla 1940–41 70 22 3.18
10 Real Madrid 2014–15 118 38 3.10
11 Barcelona 1951–52 92 30 3.07
Real Madrid 1959–60 92 30 3.07
13 Barcelona 2012–13 115 38 3.02
14 Barcelona 2011–12 114 38 3.00
Valencia 1948–49 78 26 3.00

Individual recordsEdit

Most championships wonEdit

GoalscoringEdit

Top 30 goalscorers, all-timeEdit

As of matches played 2 April 2017

Players in Bold are still active. [97]

Rank Nat Name Years Goals Apps Ratio
1 Argentina Lionel Messi 2004– 337 373 0.90
2 Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo 2009– 279 259 1.08
3 Spain Telmo Zarra 1940–1955 251 278 0.90
4 Mexico Hugo Sánchez 1981–1994 234 347 0.67
5 Spain Raúl 1994–2010 228 550 0.41
6 Argentina Alfredo Di Stéfano 1953–1966 227 329 0.69
7 Spain César Rodríguez 1939–1955 223 353 0.63
8 Spain Quini 1970–1987 219 448 0.49
9 Spain Pahiño 1943–1956 210 278 0.76
10 Spain Edmundo Suárez 1939–1950 195 231 0.84
11 Spain Santillana 1970–1988 186 461 0.40
12 Spain David Villa 2003–2014 185 352 0.53
13 Spain Juan Arza 1943–1959 182 349 0.52
14 Spain Guillermo Gorostiza 1929–1945 178 256 0.70
15 Cameroon Samuel Eto’o 1998–2009 162 280 0.58
16 Spain Luis Aragonés 1960–1974 160 360 0.44
17 Hungary Ferenc Puskás 1958–1966 156 180 0.87
18   Julio Salinas 1982–2000 152 417 0.36
19   Adrián Escudero 1945–1958 150 287 0.52
20   Daniel Ruiz 1974–1986 147 303 0.49
21   Raúl Tamudo 1997–2013 146 407 0.36
22   Silvestre Igoa 1941–1956 141 284 0.50
23   Aritz Aduriz 2002– 140 366 0.38
24   Manuel Badenes 1946–1959 139 201 0.69
  Juan Araújo 1945–1956 207 0.67
  José Mari Bakero 1980–1997 483 0.29
27 Hungary László Kubala 1951–1965 138 215 0.64
28 Spain José Luis Panizo 1939–1955 136 325 0.41
29 Spain Jesús María Satrústegui 1973–1986 133 297 0.45
30 Spain Joaquín Murillo 1952–1964 132 227 0.58

Top 5 goalscorers, still active (Primera División only)[97]Edit

As of matches played 2 April 2017
Rank Nat Name Years Current Club Goals Apps Ratio
1 Argentina Lionel Messi 2004– FC Barcelona 337 373 0.90
2 Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo 2009– Real Madrid C.F 279 259 1.08
3 Spain Aritz Aduriz 2002– Athletic Bilbao 140 366 0.38
4 France Karim Benzema 2009– Real Madrid 119 238 0.50
5 Spain Roberto Soldado 2005– Villarreal 108 239 0.45

Most hat-tricks in the League (at least 10)Edit

Three or more goals in a single match [98][99]

Updated November 19, 2016

Players in bold are still active

Rank Nat Name Hat-tricks
1 Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo 32
2 Argentina Lionel Messi 26
3 Argentina Alfredo Di Stéfano 22
Spain Telmo Zarra
5 Spain Edmundo Suárez 19
6 Spain César Rodríguez 16
7 Spain Isidro Lángara 13
8 Hungary Ferenc Puskás 12
9 Hungary László Kubala 11
Spain Manuel Badenes
Spain Pahiño
12 Spain Quini 10

Most goals in a La Liga season (at least 30 goals)Edit

As of May 14, 2016

Bold player name denotes current season.

Rank Nat Name Season Club Goals Apps Goals per Match
1 Argentina Lionel Messi 2011–12 Barcelona 50 37 1.351
2 Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo 2014–15 Real Madrid 48 35 1.371
3 Argentina Lionel Messi 2012–13 Barcelona 46 32 1.438
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo 2011–12 Real Madrid 38 1.211
5 Argentina Lionel Messi 2014–15 Barcelona 43 38 1.132
6 Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo 2010–11 Real Madrid 40 34 1.177
Uruguay Luis Suárez 2015–16 Barcelona 35 1.142
8 Spain Telmo Zarra 1950–51 Athletic Bilbao 38 30 1.266
Mexico Hugo Sánchez 1989–90 Real Madrid 35 1.086
10 Brazil Baltazar 1988–89 Atlético Madrid 35 36 0.972
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo 2015–16 Real Madrid 36 0.972
12   Cristiano Ronaldo 2012–13 Real Madrid 34 34 1.000
  Lionel Messi 2009–10 Barcelona 35 0.971
  Ronaldo 1996–97 Barcelona 37 0.919
  Hugo Sánchez 1986–87 Real Madrid 41 0.829
16   Pruden 1940–41 Atlético Aviación 33 22 1.500
  Telmo Zarra 1946–47 Athletic Bilbao 24 1.375
  Toni Polster 1989–90 Sevilla 35 0.943
19   Diego Forlán 2008–09 Atlético Madrid 32 33 0.970
20   Alfredo Di Stéfano 1956–57 Real Madrid 31 30 1.033
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo 2013–14 Real Madrid 30 1.033
Argentina Lionel Messi 2010–11 Barcelona 33 0.939
Spain Juan Antonio Pizzi 1995–96 Tenerife 41 0.756
24 Spain Mariano Martín 1942–43 Barcelona 30 23 1.304
Brazil Romário 1993–94 Barcelona 33 0.909
Cameroon Samuel Eto’o 2008–09 Barcelona 36 0.833

Most goals in a season — all competitions (at least 40 goals)Edit

As of March 19, 2017

Bold player name denotes current season.

Rank Nat Name Season Club Goals Apps Goals per Match
1 Argentina Lionel Messi 2011–12 Barcelona 73 60 1.217
2 Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo 2014–15 Real Madrid 61 54 1.130
3 Argentina Lionel Messi 2012–13 Barcelona 60 50 1.200
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo 2011–12 Real Madrid 55 1.091
5 Uruguay Luis Suárez 2015–16 Barcelona 59 53 1.113
6 Argentina Lionel Messi 2014–15 Barcelona 58 57 1.018
7 Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo 2012–13 Real Madrid 55 55 1.000
8 Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo 2010–11 Real Madrid 53 54 0.981
Argentina Lionel Messi 2010–11 Barcelona 55 0.964
10 Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo 2013–14 Real Madrid 51 47 1.085
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo 2015–16 Real Madrid 48 1.063
12 Hungary Ferenc Puskás 1959–60 Real Madrid 47 38 1.237
Brazil Ronaldo 1996–97 Barcelona 49 0.964
Argentina Lionel Messi 2009–10 Barcelona 53 0.887
15 Spain Telmo Zarra 1950–51 Athletic Bilbao 46 36 1.278
16 Argentina Alfredo Di Stéfano 1956–57 Real Madrid 43 43 1.000
Argentina Lionel Messi 2016–17 Barcelona 41 1.025
17 Spain Mariano Martín 1942–43 Barcelona 42 31 1.355
Hungary Ferenc Puskás 1960–61 Real Madrid 39 1.077
Mexico Hugo Sánchez 1989–90 Real Madrid 45 0.933
Brazil Baltazar 1988–89 Atlético Madrid 46 0.913
21 Argentina Lionel Messi 2013–14 Barcelona 41 46 0.891
Argentina Lionel Messi 2015–16 Barcelona 49 0.836
Mexico Hugo Sánchez 1986–87 Real Madrid 54 0.759
25 Hungary Ferenc Puskás 1961–62 Real Madrid 40 40 1.000

GoalkeepingEdit

Top 5 longest goalkeeping runs without conceding a goal, all-time (Primera División only)[100]

Rank Nat Name Season Club Minutes
1   Abel Resino 1990–91 Atlético Madrid 1275
2   Miguel Reina 1972–73 Barcelona 824
3   Edgardo Madinabeytia 1965–66 Atlético Madrid 793
4   Claudio Bravo 2013–14 to 2014–15 Real Sociedad,Barcelona 776
5   Luis Arconada 1979–80 Real Sociedad 753

Most appearancesEdit

Top 10 most appearances, all-time (Primera División)[101]

May 16, 2016

Players in bold are still active

Rank Nat Name Years Apps Goals
1 Spain Andoni Zubizarreta 1981–1998 622 0
2 Spain Raúl 1994–2010 550 228
3 Spain Eusebio Sacristán 1983–2002 543 36
4 Spain Francisco Buyo 1980–1997 542 0
5 Spain Manolo Sanchís 1983–2001 523 32
6 Spain Iker Casillas 1999–2015 510 0
7 Spain Xavi 1998–2015 505 58
8 Spain Miquel Soler 1983–2003 504 12
9 Spain Fernando Hierro 1987–2003 497 104
10 Spain José Mari Bakero 1980–1997 483 139

Top 5 most appearances, still active (Primera División)[101]

Updated August 28, 2016

Rank Nat Name Years Current Club Apps Goals
1 Spain Joaquín 2001– Betis 425 53
2 Spain Andrés Iniesta 2002– Barcelona 389 34
3 Spain José Antonio Reyes 2000– Espanyol 383 69
4 Spain Sergio Ramos 2004– Real Madrid 378 44
5 Spain Fernando Navarro 2000– Deportivo La Coruña 372 3
6 Spain Juanfran 2002– Atlético Madrid 367 16
7 Spain Gabi 2002– Atlético Madrid 365 20
8 Argentina Lionel Messi 2004– Barcelona 350 314
9 Spain Raúl García 2004– Athletic Bilbao 345 52
10 Spain Aritz Aduriz 2002– Athletic Bilbao 344 130
11 Spain Gorka Iraizoz 2005– Athletic Bilbao 322 0
12 Spain Xabi Prieto 2003– Real Sociedad 296 41
13 Cameroon Carlos Kameni 2004– Malaga 296 0
14 Spain Markel Susaeta 2007– Athletic Bilbao 295 33
15 Portugal Duda 2001– Malaga 290 33
16 Uruguay Diego Godín 2007– Atlético Madrid 277 15
17 Brazil Filipe Luís 2006– Atlético Madrid 270 9
18 Brazil Marcelo 2007– Real Madrid 262 19
19 Spain Sergio Busquets 2008– Barcelona 247 6
20 Spain Gerard Piqué 2007– Barcelona 243 19
21 Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo 2009– Real Madrid 236 260
22 Portugal Pepe 2007– Real Madrid 216 11
23   Karim Benzema 2009– Real Madrid 215 111
24   Iker Muniain 2009– Athletic Bilbao 207 22
25   Óscar de Marcos 2009– Athletic Bilbao 204 18
26   Mikel San José 2009– Athletic Bilbao 201 22
27   Ivan Rakitić 2011– Barcelona 189 39
28   Mikel Rico 2011– Athletic Bilbao 176 15
29   Jordi Alba 2008– Barcelona 176 8
30   Jérémy Mathieu 2009– Barcelona 174 8
31   Javier Mascherano 2010– Barcelona 171 0
32   Isco 2010– Real Madrid 170 29
33   Arda Turan 2011– Barcelona 145 15
34   Kiko Casilla 2007– Real Madrid 123 0
35   Luka Modrić 2012– Real Madrid 115 7
36   Paco Alcácer 2011– Barcelona 112 33

CoachesEdit

Coaches with most matches managed[102]

Updated 20 October 2014

Coaches in bold are still active in Primera Division

Rank Nat Name Years Apps
1   Luis Aragonés 1974–2004 757
2   Javier Irureta 1988–2008 614
3   Miguel Muñoz 1958–1982 608
4   Víctor Fernández 1990–2015 535
5   Javier Clemente 1981–2012 512
6   Joaquín Caparrós 1999–2015 498
7   Ferdinand Daučík 1950–1971 488
8   John Toshack 1985–2004 481
9   Marcel Domingo 1958–1984 455
10   José María Maguregui 1973–1990 417
11   Ricardo Zamora 1939–1962 416
=   Miguel Ángel Lotina 1992–2012 416
13 Spain Lorenzo Serra Ferrer 1983–2006 413
14 Spain Gregorio Manzano 1999–2013 411
15 Serbia Radomir Antić 1988–2004 408
16 Spain Luis Cid Carriega 1970–1986 397
17 Spain José Manuel Díaz Novoa 1979–1998 394
18 Spain Antonio Barrios 1949–1972 380
19 Spain Pasieguito 1963–1982 380
20 Spain Arsenio Iglesias 1971–1996 363
21 Argentina Helenio Herrera 1948–1981 358
22 Spain Fernando Vázquez 1995–2013 357
23 Mexico Javier Aguirre 2002–2014 355
24 Argentina Roque Olsen 1962–1989 345
25 Spain Jacinto Quincoces 1942–1960 339
26 Chile Manuel Pellegrini 2004–2013 332
27 Uruguay Víctor Espárrago 1987–2006 330
28 Spain Vicente Miera 1975–1997 321
29 Spain Patricio Caicedo 1930–1956 317
30 Argentina Alfredo Di Stéfano 1967–1991 305

Copa del ReyEdit

Records in this section refers to Copa del Reyfrom its founding in 1902 through to the present.

Copa del Rey topscorers (top 10)Edit

Rank Name Nat. Pos. Years Goals Total
1 Telmo Zarra   FW 1939–1957 81Athletic Bilbao 81[112]
2 Josep Samitier   MF 1919–1934 65Barcelona+ 5 Real Madrid 70[113]
3 Guillermo Gorostiza   FW 1929–1946 37Athletic Bilbao + 25Valencia 62[114]
4 Quini   FW 1968–1987 38Sporting Gijón + 17Barcelona 55
5 Edmundo Suárez   FW 1939–1950 52Valencia 52[115]
6 Ferenc Puskás     FW 1958–1962 49 Real Madrid 49[116]
7 László Kubala     FW 1951–1965 49Barcelona 49
8 Santillana   FW 1970–1988 48 Real Madrid 48[117]
9 César Rodríguez   FW 1939–1960 3Granada+ 36Barcelona+ 8 Elche 47
10 Ramón Polo   FW 1923–1935 45 Celta Vigo 45[118]

IndividualEdit

Most successful clubs overall (official titles, 1903–present)Edit

The following table includes official Spanish, European and worldwide competitions organized respectively by RFEF, UEFA andFIFA since 1903.[124][125][126][127]

KeyEdit

Domestic competitions[128]
La Liga
CR Copa de S.M. el Rey
SCE Supercopa de España
CED Copa Eva Duarte (Defunct)
CLI Copa de la Liga (Defunct)
European competitions[129]
UCL UEFA Champions League, formerly European Champion Clubs’ Cup
UCWC UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup (Defunct)
UEL UEFA Europa League, formerly UEFA Cup
ICFC Inter-Cities Fairs Cup (Defunct) (Not organized by UEFA, but recognized as the unofficial predecessor to the UEL and acknowledged by FIFA as a major trophy.)[130]
USC UEFA Super Cup
UIC UEFA Intertoto Cup (Defunct)
Worldwide competitions[131]
FCWC FIFA Club World Cup
IC Intercontinental Cup (Defunct) (Predecessor to FCWC) (Organized by UEFA andCONMEBOL)

Performance by clubEdit

(Sorted by overall titles. Use sorting button to change criteria.)

Team
[132]
Domestic titles European titles/Worldwide titles Total
CR
[133]
SCE CED
[134]
CLI Total UCL
[135]
UCWC
[136]
UEL
[137]
ICFC
[138]
USC UIC
[139]
FCWC IC[140] Total Total[141]
Barcelona 24 28 12 3 2 69 5 4 3 5 3 20 89
Real Madrid 32 19 9 1 1 62 11 2 3 2 3 21 83
Athletic Bilbao 8 23 2 1 34 34
Atlético Madrid 10 10 2 1 23 1 2 2 1 6 29
Valencia 6 7 1 1 15 1 1 2 2 1 7 22
Sevilla 1 5 1 7 5 1 6 13
Real Zaragoza 6 1 7 1 1 2 9
Deportivo 1 2 3 6 6
Real Sociedad 2 2 1 5 5
Espanyol 4 4 4
Real Unión 4 4 4
Real Betis 1 2 3 3
Mallorca 1 1 2 2
Villarreal 2 2 2
Arenas Club 1 1 1
Club Bizcaya 1 1 1
Valladolid 1 1 1
Celta Vigo 1 1 1
Málaga 1 1 1

The figures in bold represent the most times this competition has been won by a Spanish team.