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Barcelona Football Club won King's Cup title for 27th time

Jun 1, 2015 09:19 IST

Barcelona on 30 May 2015 won Copa del Rey also known as Spanish King’s Cup. In the final clash at the Nou Camp, Barcelona defeated Athletic Bilbao, 3-1. This was the 27th Copa del Rey title for Barcelona.

This was the second title of the season for Barcelona, earlier; it had won La Liga.

Copa del Rey or King's Cup
The Copa del Rey is an annual football cup competition for Spanish football teams. Its full name is Campeonato de Espana – Copa de Su Majestad el Rey which means Championship of Spain – Cup of His Majesty the King.

The tournament founded in 1903 is one of the most well-known football competitions bearing the name of a monarch. The other tournament is the Emperor's Cup in Japan.

It is also the oldest Spanish football competition. In 2014, it was won by Real Madrid.

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