The economic divide between the clubs that compose Spain's top flight can be reflected in each club's stadium with many of the grounds in Spain's top flight not actually owned by the clubs with only FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Real Betis, Sevilla, Atlético Madrid, Valencia and Espanyol being proprietors of their grounds with the new San Mamés being a public/private venture. Only three have stadia been constructed in the twenty-first century with many clubs opting to making recent improvements such has been the case with Villarreal and Eibar.
At present no Spanish ground currently features corporate branding as part of it's name but that is all set to change as of next season when Atletico Madrid move from the Vicente Calderon to the new Wanda Metropolitano stadium located in the San Blas district of the Spanish capital.
Third in Europe
LaLiga is ranked third in terms of attendance levels in Europe with an average of 38.000 supporters. Capacities range from 99.354 at Barça's Camp Nou to Eibar's compact Ipurua stadium with a recently increased capacity of now 6.300.
In the first of six articles we look at each ground (alphabetically) in LaLiga: