As the 2018 season ended, Bundesliga club Hamburg S.V. faced the relegation for the first time in their history. This made go through the teams that have never left the first division since their establishment in Europe’s top four leagues. All in all, here are the ONLY four teams that have never been relegated.
4. Athletic Bilbao – La Liga
Commonly known as Athletic Bilbao, the Athletic Club has never been relegated from the top division. They were almost close to the relegation in the 2006/2007 season, finishing at 17th position.
Through the years, the Lions won La Liga on eight occasions, fourth most in the history of the league. In the table of Copa del Rey titles, Athletic is second only to Barcelona, having won it 24 times.
3. Inter Milan – Serie A
The formation of Football Club Internazionale was in 1908. This is the only Italian club never to have been relegated from Serie A since its establishment. Inter Milan stand as one of the most successful clubs in the history. both at home and in Europe. Internazionale became the first club to win back-to-back European Cups, getting the feat in 1964 and 1965.