Franchise Notes: La Liga Side Atlético Madrid Reaches Record 115,000 Members
Atlético Madrid established a new record by reaching 115,000 official members. The club's change of home this summer to the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano "has played a large role in increasing the growth" of Atlético fans. Of the 115,000 members, 56,091 are season ticket holders (MARCA, 11/13).
La Liga President Javier Tebas said that Lionel Messi renewed his contract with Barcelona. Tebas: "Messi has a contract and he has already renewed. Contracts are official when they are signed, not when it is said that they have been signed. ... If they are not lying to me, it has been signed" (MUNDO DEPORTIVO, 11/14).