Real Madrid Wins La Liga in the Most Un-Real Madrid Way – The Wall Street Journal

The strangest thing about the moment Real Madrid clinched its 34th Spanish league title on Thursday wasn’t the computer-generated fans in the stands or the made-for-television crowd noise. The strangest thing was that Real Madrid clinched the title at all.

Nothing about this season pointed toward a championship when it began. Manager Zinedine Zidane had recently been summoned back to the club to put it back on track. The team’s backbone of Sergio Ramos, Luka Modric and Karim Benzema had a combined age of 100. And its $110…