Real Madrid won 35th La Liga Title … making Carlo Ancelotti the first manager to win the league in all five of Europe’s major leagues

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Real Madrid defeated Espanyol to win La Liga, making Carlo Ancelotti the first manager to win the title in all five of Europe’s major leagues.

Real Madrid won 35th La Liga Title ... making Carlo Ancelotti the first manager to win the league in all five of Europe's major leagues

Rodrygo’s two goals, as well as goals from Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema, ensured Real’s 35th Spanish title.

With four games remaining, they are 17 points ahead of second-placed Sevilla.

Ancelotti has also won titles in the Serie A in Italy, the Ligue 1 in France, the Premier League in England, and the Bundesliga in Germany.

Real simply needed a draw to win the title, but once Rodrygo stroked home from just inside the area, victory was never in question.

A minute before the break, the Brazilian robbed Sergi Gomez of possession on the edge of the penalty area and blasted low into the bottom corner to double Real’s lead.

After Asensio finished a quick counter-attack, Benzema came off the bench to sidefoot home from Vinicius Jr’s cutback, having been rested for Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final against Manchester City.

Real Madrid won 35th La Liga Title ... making Carlo Ancelotti the first manager to win the league in all five of Europe's major leagues

Carlo Ancelotti makes History

Earlier this month, we reported that Ancelotti was about to make history despite his job being on the line, well he has made that history, and keeping his job will be next.

Following the departure of Zinedine Zidane, who left Everton after 18 months, Ancelotti was enticed back for a second stint at Real Madrid last summer.

Between 2013 and 2015, the 62-year-old won five major medals at the Bernabeu, including ‘La Decima,’ their 10th European Cup, but the Spanish crown eluded him.

In 2004, he won his first league title as a manager with AC Milan, the club with which he won the league twice as a player in the 1980s.

Ancelotti won the Premier League with Chelsea in 2010, Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain in 2013, and the Bundesliga with Bayern Munich in 2017.

Real must overcome a 4-3 first-leg deficit against City at the Bernabeu for Ancelotti’s season to end in glory.

If they make it to the final and win, Ancelotti will become the only manager in history to win the European Cup or Champions League four times, having previously led AC Milan to the title in 2003 and 2007.

Gareth Bale, who will leave Real Madrid this summer when his contract expires, was not present for Wales’ victory celebrations.

“So unhappy that I won’t be able to be part of the celebrations this evening owing to a painful back spasm,” Bale wrote in a tweet, “but really proud of the squad for winning the title.”

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