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Real Ávila Club de Fútbol

Real Ávila Club de Fútbol was originally called Avila Football Club, but when King Alfonso VIII was made the honorary chairman in 1925, the name was changed to its present one, a bit like Real Madrid but a team can only get the Real if there is, or has been, a Royal connection.  Football is the national sport of Spain and it is immensely popular.

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