Juventus is a professional Italian association football club from Turin, Piedmont. FC in colloquially is known as Juve, Bianconeri (the black-and-whites), la Vecchia Signora (the Old Lady) and le zebre (the zebras) in reference to Juventus' colours.
Juventus is the most successful club in Italian football and one of the most prestigious in the world. The team is result-oriented and plays in the Champions League final in the 2016-2017 season, fights for the Italian Cup and ranks first in Serie A.
The main coach of Juventus is Massimiliano Allegri. Since the 1920s the club is owned by the family of Agnelli. Currently, the owner is Andrea Agnelli, who was elected to this position on April 28, 2010, at the meeting of shareholders of the club.
History of Juventus
The history of Juventus began more than a hundred years ago. The team was founded in 1897 as Sport Club Juventus by a group of high school students in Turin. It is interesting that the club is the third oldest Italian club and one of 2 clubs from Turin in Serie A. In 1900 Juventus took part in the national championship for the first time. Also, the first title of the team won in 1905.
Surprisingly, initially, the players played in pink shirts. This uniform quickly lost color when washing and the supplier was instructed to develop another form. So, Juventus have played in black and white striped shirts, with white shorts, sometimes black shorts since 1903.
The Juventus Stadium was constructed on the site of the former delle Alpi in Turin and accommodates 41,000 spectators.
On March 18, 2008, the board of directors of Juventus told the fans good news - the project of a new stadium was approved. The cost of the stadium is 105 million euros.
The stadium was opened in 2011. The stadium is intended only for football, and it does not have track and field tracks around the field. It is interesting that the lower tiers no barriers to separate the field and the stadium.
The club is the most titled club in Italy and ranks second in the list of IFFHS of the best clubs in the world in history. In 1905, the club won the championship for the first time and after that won 31 more trophies, including five titles in a row (from 1931 to 1935 and from 2012 to 2016).
Аlso Juventus won 11 times the Italian Cup in football, and this result is an absolute record in the country.
In total, the team has 49 wins in the Italian championships and cups, which is also a record.
The club is unique in the world in having won all official international competitions.
The club is ranked ninth on Forbes' list of the most valuable football clubs in the world with an estimated value of US$850 million (€654 million). It makes FC the second richest association football club in Italy.