Real Oviedo dropped out the Spanish top tier in 2001 and the club has struggled financially ever since.
Earlier this season it seemed the end was near, for the club that kickstarted the careers of Michu, Juan Mata and Santi Cazorla.
But then something incredible happened. The global football community came together and saved Real Oviedo.
Over two weeks the club managed to sell €1.93 Million worth of shares to over 20,000 people from 60 different countries.
One the final day of the share issue the richest man in the world, Carlos Slim, invested €2 Million in the club, therefore gaining a controlling stake.
This short film made my Copa90 documents the remarkable story of Real Oviedo: