Getafe Club de Futbol (Spanish pronunciation: [xeˈtafe ˈkluβ ðe ˈfuðβol]), or simply Getafe, is a Spanish football club based in Getafe, a city in the south of the Community of Madrid. The team competes in La Liga, the highest tier of the Spanish football system. The club's home stadium is Coliseum Alfonso Perez which was opened in 1998 and can hold 17,393 spectators. The club was founded in 1946 and refounded in 1983.
Getafe participated in the top level of Spanish football for 12 years between 2004 and 2016, and again since 2017.
The club's main rivalry is against neighbours Leganes, who are based near the town of Getafe, and a friendly rivalry against Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid.
Sociedad Getafe Deportivo was founded in 1923 , only playing in lower divisions from 1928 to 1932. After the Spanish Civil War, in 1945 five Getafe locals – Enrique Condes Garcia, Aurelio Miranda Olavaria, Antonio Corridor Lozano, Manuel Serrano Vergara and Miguel Cubero Frances – while meeting at La Marquesina bar, decided to form a local team.