Atletico Madrid 2022 UEFA Line Up and Other Team Updates

Oct 2, 2022

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MADRID, Spain – Atletico has won the Copa del Rey ten times, two Supercopa de Espana, one Copa Presidente FEF, one Copa Eva Duarte, among other trophies. They have also won La Liga eleven times, including a league and cup double in 1996.

Spanish professional football team Club Atletico de Madrid is based in Madrid and competes in La Liga. Behind Real Madrid and Barcelona, the club is renowned for being the third most successful in Spanish football. Explore further to learn more about the Atletico Madrid team in 2022, including information on the club’s owner, players, and transfer rumors.

Atletico Madrid was established when? Three Basque students established the organization on April 26, 1903, under the name Athletic Club Sucursal de Madrid. The three founding members envisioned Athletic Bilbao, their childhood team, as a junior division of the new club. Dissident Real Madrid players joined them in 1904, and they started playing in halved blue and white shirts. 

The team uniforms for Bilbao and Atletico Madrid eventually switched to red and white stripes, though, as time went on. Some Atletico supporters think the team changed its colors because they were less expensive to produce. As a result, the club was given the moniker Los Colchoneros.

Stadio Atletico Madrid 

The 68,456-seat Civitas Metropolitano is where the Atletico Madrid team frequently practices and participates in home games. 

Owners of Atletico Madrid 

Three businessmen control Atletico; the club’s current president, Enrique Cerezo Torres, owns 19% of it, Idan Ofer owns 30%, and Miguel Angel Gil Margin owns 51%. Jesus Gil, the former club president, is the father of Miguel.

Newest Atletico Madrid players 2022

On the football field, Atletico players are frequently noted for their deft strategies. the defender on the other side of the field to their goalkeeper. The players who have recently been called up, including those who will be in the starting lineup for 2022, are listed below.

Goalkeepers

Ivo Grbic of Croatia

Jan Oblak  of Slovenia (team vice-captain)

Defenders

Jose Gimenez of Uruguay (3rd team captain)

Renan Lodi of Brazil

Stefan Savic of Montenegro (4th team captain)

Nahuel Molina of Argentina

Felipe of Brazil

Mario Hermoso of Spain

Reinildo Mandava of Mozambique

Midfielders

Geoffrey Kondogbia of Central African Republic

Rodrigo De Paul of Argentina

Koke of Spain (team captain)

Thomas Lemar of France

Marcos Llorente of Spain

Saul of Spain

Axel Witsel of Belgium

Yannick Carrasco of Belgium

Forwards

Joao Felix of Portugal

Antoine Griezmann of France (is on loan from Barcelona)

Matheus Cunha of Brazil

Angel Correa of Argentina

Alvaro Morata of Spain

Atletico Madrid Coach

Diego Pablo Simeone Gonzalez, a.k.a. El Cholo, is the team’s current head coach. He is an Argentine professional football manager and former midfielder who was born on April 28, 1970. Since December 2011, he has served as the La Liga team’s manager.

The Team Captain of Atletico Madrid

He goes by the stage name Koke, Jorge Resurreccion Merodio. Since making his debut in 2009, he is one of the few players to have played his entire career for the same team. He has participated in more than 500 games to date and has even won the La Liga in 2013/14 and 2020/21, two Europa League championships, and two UEFA Super Cup medals.

Although Koke prefers to play with his right foot, he can also play with his left, right, or centre foot because of his versatility. The athlete has received praise from his peers on numerous occasions, including from Barcelona coach Xavi, who frequently sees him as his replacement; 

Everything about him is gifted, including his physical prowess. He represents both the current and the future of football. He has been designated as the orchestra’s conductor for Spain for the ensuing two years.

Atletico Madrid Transfer Rumors

Except for Nahuel Molina’s most recent acquisition from Udinese, the official website of Atletico Madrid has no fresh news on transfers. 

Players from Atletico Madrid have a sizable fan following and are active on social media. With almost 14 million followers, the club’s official Instagram account is active.

The 2022/2023 Atletico Madrid lineup appears to be complete and prepared to compete for the La Liga championship.

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