The Copa del Rey or Spanish Cup was founded in 1903 and is the oldest and second most important football competition in Spain. With eighty-four Spanish teams taking part, including all of the first and second division teams as well as the champions of the lower divisions, the Spanish Cup is chock full of suspense and surprises. Of course giants like FC Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico de Madrid often take the crown but there have been years in which the underdogs triumph. There is always an inspiring level of hope and passion from all sides in this unique and inclusive competition. Well worth watching on any trip to Spain, buy your tickets for Copa del Rey matches online today.