MARCA's first publication. The caption reads: “Arm raised to the sportsmen of Spain”
|Type||Daily sports newspaper|
|Editor||Juan Ignacio Gallardo|
|Associate editor||Santiago Se|
|Founded||21 December 1938|
|Headquarters||Avenida de San Luis, 25, 28033, |
MARCA (Spanish pronunciation:
MARCA was founded on 21 December 1938, at the height of the
Punto Editorial SA was the owner of Marca. In 1984 Espacio Editorial, which would be later called Recoletos, acquired the paper. The company merged with Unedisa in 2007 to found Unidad Editorial which is the owner of Marca.
On 25 November 1942 it ceased being published as a weekly publication and has been published as a daily ever since. The daily was awarded the World’s Best Designed Newspaper™ for 2004 by the
On 21 December 2007 MARCA hosted a gala event, featuring the leading Spanish sportsmen of the 20th century, to celebrate the newspaper's 70th anniversary.
In October 2012, MARCA announced launching the Spanish edition of the