Their players earn only £ 20,000 a year, they are owned by a small group of fans and their stadium has only 20 minutes of hot water … now Gareth Bale and Real Madrid visit small minnows of Unionistas de Salamanca
- Real Madrid trip to take on Unionistas de Salamanca in the Copa del Rey
- The competition takes place Wednesday night in Unionistas & # 39; small 3000 seater stadium
- Sportsmail watched the huge gap between the two clubs
Real Madrid traveling to minnows Unionistas de Salamanca on Wednesday evening if they want to keep their Copa del Rey hope in a stadium with only 3,000 people.
Unionistas were founded from the axis of UD Salamanca, a historical and famous side that was the local club of Vicente del Bosque. Fans from the old club came together to take care of the setting.
Now they have the chance to beat Real for their own fans. Sportsmail has watched the huge gap between the two clubs.
Total spent time in Spain's top flight?
Real Madrid : 89 years
Unionistas : UD Salamanca spent 12 years in the first division before he went bankrupt in 2013 It is now Unionistas & # 39; dream to reach those heights.
They are currently in one of the third-row regional groups, but they are heading in the right direction after three impressive promotions of amateur, regional football where they started.
Madrid : 3.3 million
Salamanca : 140,000
General wage bill for the season?
Real : Sporting Intelligence figures published by Ma rca had the average annual salary at Real Madrid at the end of 2019 at € 10 million (£ 8.4 million).
Unionists : Here the average player's annual salary is approximately € 24,000 (£ 20,000)
The club is part of the Common Goal project – Juan Mata & # 39; s project where players donate 1 percent of their salaries to charities?
Real : No
Unionists : Yes
] Real : Hala Madrid, played before the game as opposed to sung by the fans.
Unionists : Every match they sing the old UD Salamanca anthem to honor the club.
Real : The green sheet of the Santiago Bernabeu kept in perfect condition by former Arsenal site man Paul Burgess.
] Unionistas : About 53 volunteers take care of the field in Las Pistas. On Monday it was covered with a blanket of snow, but it will be match-ready on Wednesday evening.
Real : Gareth Bale seems to have been omitted on the weekend against Seville. Spain internationals Isco and Dani Carvajal should also be part of a strong team.
Unionistas : Winger Piojo has already warned the Galaticos: & There is only enough hot water in the stadium for 20 minutes, so the last after the game will take cold showers. & # 39;
His teammate Javi Navas revealed: & # 39; If we have been told by some of the players to have the date of the game tattooed, I will dye my hair white. & # 39;
Already celebrating, boys? Players of the Spanish club Salamanca unionists of the third row, which were formed only in 2013, go wild after they have signed giants Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Copa del Rey
- Third row Spanish club Salamanca Unionists are faced with Real Madrid in the cup
- Players on the side of the Second Division B seemed to be over it
- The club released a video of the parties on their Twitter feed on Tuesday
Spanish club members from the third row were pulled from Salamanca against LaLiga giants Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Copa del Rey on Tuesday – and they seemed overjoyed.
Players of Salamanca Unionists, who were formed only in 2013, went wild after being set up against Zinedine Zidane .
The club released a video of the parties on their Twitter feed on Tuesday afternoon.
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The team watched the Copa del Rey drawing on television and after Real Madrid was pulled out, players celebrated as if they had already won
Players jumped around onlookers and recorded the jubilant scenes on camera
] Salamanca Unionists of Segunda Division B – Group 2, defeating the Deportivo de La Coruna 8-7 on penalties after a 1-1 draw every third round of the competition.
They started their run in the Copa del Rey with a 1-0 win over Athletic Balearics of the Second Division – Group 1 on December 17.
Unionists of Salamanca organizes Madrid in the week that starts on Monday, January 20.
Madrid & # 39; s rivals Barcelona were attracted to Ibiza and Atletico Madrid will face cultural Leones.