La Liga, which is formally known as the Primera División, is the highest level in Spanish football. Originating in 1929, La Liga rivals the Premier League in terms of popularity in modern football, due to two of the biggest clubs on the planet, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, playing in it. La Liga is, presently, the top ranked league among all European leagues, according to UEFA’s league coefficient. Real Madrid, widely considered as the most successful football in the world, has won the most number of matches in La Liga. Out of the 2724 matches that they have played in Spain’s top flight, the 32-time Spanish Champions have won 1618, 65 more than their arch-nemesis FC Barcelona(1553), who have won the second highest number of matches.