Royal Spanish Football Federation

Royal Spanish Football Federation
UEFA
Founded 14 October 1909 (as Federación Española de Clubs de Football)[1]
29 September 1913[2]
Headquarters Madrid
FIFA affiliation 1904
UEFA affiliation 1954
President Luis Rubiales
Website rfef.es

The Royal Spanish Football Federation (Spanish: Real Federación Española de Fútbol, RFEF) is the governing body of football in Spain. It is based in La Ciudad del Fútbol of Las Rozas, a municipality near Madrid.

It administers the competition committee (including the handling of the trophy) of the Campeonato Nacional de Liga: the Primera División and the Segunda División, even though they are organized by LaLiga. It organizes the Segunda División B as well as the Tercera División with the assistance of the regional football federations.

It is also responsible for appointing the management of the Spanish national football team (men's), women's, and youth national football teams. The Spain national futsal team, also belongs to the federation.

Competitions

The RFEF also organizes several competitions:

Honours

National Team

  • Runner-up (1): 2013
  • Third place (1): 2009

National youth teams

Men

Women

Futsal National Team

Territories

The RFEF consists of 19 regional and territorial federations, comprising the different Autonomous communities and cities in Spain.

Presidents

President Years in power
Francisco García1913–1916
Gabriel Maura1916–1920
David Ormaechea1921–1923
Gabriel Maura1923–1924
Julián Olave1924–1926
Antonio Bernabéu1926–1927
Pedro Díez de Rivera (Marqués de Someruelos)1927–1931
Leopoldo García1931–1936
Julián Troncoso1939–1940
Luis Saura1940–1941
Javier Barroso1941–1946
Jesús Rivero1946–1947
Armando Muñoz1947–1950
Manuel Valdés1950–1952
Sancho Dávila1952–1954
Juan Touzón1954–1956
Alfonso de la Fuente1956–1960
Benito Pico1960–1967
José Luis Costa1967–1970
José Luis Pérez-Paya1970–1975
Pablo Porta1975–1984
José Luis Roca1984–1988
Ángel María Villar1988–2017
Juan Luis Larrea2017–2018
Luis Rubiales2018–

References

  1. "Le quiere quitar cuatro títulos históricos al Madrid y uno al Barcelona". Marca. 2010-03-07. Retrieved 2010-12-04.
  2. "Adidas presentó la nueva equipación de España". Real Federación Española de Fútbol. Archived from the original on 2012-03-08. Retrieved 2010-12-04.
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