Real Madrid champions of LaLiga for record 35th time

Real Madrid won the LaLiga title on Saturday after a 4-0 win over Espanyol gave them an insurmountable lead over Barcelona

Rodrygo's first-half double set the champions elect on their way to the title at the Santiago Bernabeu before Marco Asensio made it 3-0 soon after the break.

Karim Benzema grabbed a fourth after coming on as a substitute amid jubilant scenes at the Bernabeu.

About 150,000 Real Madrid fans flocked to the city's central Cibeles fountain on Saturday to join the players for a celebration of their record-extending 35th

The league title is Madrid's second trophy of the 2021-22 season after winning the Spanish Supercopa in January.

They will look to keep hopes of more silverware alive on Wednesday in their Champions League semifinal second leg with Manchester City, trailing 4-3.

Manager Carlo Ancelotti -- who returned to the club last summer for his second spell in charge

Italy's Serie A, England's Premier League, France's Ligue 1, Germany's Bundesliga and now Spain's LaLiga.