A professional football and boxing club from Montevideo, Uruguay, Villa Espanola currently plays in the second division of the Uruguayan football league. Primarily known for its football team, Villa Espanola won a match against Tanque Sisley in the last season, ensuring their place in the First Division of the Uruguayan football league for the coming season.
Their achievements so far include the Second division championship in 1983 and 2001 and the Third division or Tercera Division championship in 1973, 1980, 1987 and 1996. Some famous former players include Tabare Silva, Juan Ferreri and Marcelo Guerrero. The team plays at the Estadio Obdulio Varela, which has a seating capacity of 6000.