38 Facts About Juventus


Juventus Football Club, colloquially known as Juve, is a professional football club based in Turin, Piedmont, Italy, that competes in the Serie A, the top tier of the Italian football league system.

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In 1904, the businessman Ajmone-Marsan revived the finances of the football club Juventus, making it possible to transfer the training field from piazza d'armi to the more appropriate Velodrome Umberto I During this period, the team wore a pink and black kit.

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Juventus first won the league championship in 1905 while playing at their Velodrome Umberto I ground.

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Juventus spent much of this period steadily rebuilding after the split, surviving the First World War.

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Juventus moved to the Stadio Comunale, but for the rest of the 1930s and the majority of the 1940s they were unable to recapture championship dominance.

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Juventus are the first and one of the only two clubs to have players from their club winning the award in four consecutive years.

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That year, Juventus became the first club in the history of European football to have won all three major UEFA competitions and, after their triumph in the Intercontinental Cup, the club became the first, and thus far, the only in association football history, to have won all five possible confederation competitions, The Technician an achievement that it revalidated with a sixth title won in the 1999 UEFA Intertoto Cup.

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In 1990, Juventus moved into their new home, the Stadio delle Alpi, which was built for the 1990 World Cup.

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Juventus's first season at the helm of the club was a successful one, as Juventus recorded their first Serie A championship title since the mid-1980s, as well as the Coppa Italia.

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Juventus reached the 1997 and 1998 Champions League finals during this period, but lost out to Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid respectively.

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In May 2006, Juventus became one of the five clubs linked to the Calciopoli scandal.

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Juventus reached the group stages, where they beat Real Madrid in both home and away legs, before losing in the knockout round to Chelsea.

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Ferrara's stint as Juventus manager proved to be unsuccessful, with Juventus knocked out of Champions League and Coppa Italia, as well as just lying on the sixth place in the league table at the end of January 2010, leading to the dismissal of Ferrara and the naming of Alberto Zaccheroni as caretaker manager.

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On 20 April 2019, Juventus secured their eighth consecutive Serie A title, further extending the all-time record of successive triumphs in the competition.

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Juventus have played in black and white striped shirts, with white shorts, sometimes black shorts since 1903.

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Juventus asked one of their team members, Englishman John Savage, if he had any contacts in England who could supply new shirts in a colour that would better withstand the elements.

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Juventus had a friend who lived in Nottingham, who being a Notts County supporter, shipped out the black and white striped shirts to Turin.

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Juventus have worn the shirts ever since, considering the colours to be aggressive and powerful.

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The previous modification of the Juventus badge took place in 2004, when the emblem of the team changed to a black-and-white oval shield of a type used by Italian ecclesiastics.

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In September 2015, Juventus officially announced a new project called JKids for its junior supporters on its website.

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On 16 February 2018, the first three episodes of a docu-series called First Team: Juventus, which followed the club throughout the season, by spending time with the players behind the scenes both on and off the field, was released on Netflix; the other three episodes were released on 6 July 2018.

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On 25 November 2021, an eight-episode docu-series called All or Nothing: Juventus, which followed the club throughout the season, by spending time with the players behind the scenes both on and off the field, was released on Amazon Prime.

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From 1909 to 1922, Juventus played their internal competitions at Corso Sebastopoli Camp before moving the following year to Corso Marsiglia Camp, where they remained until 1933, winning four league titles.

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Since 1 July 2017, the Juventus Stadium is known commercially as the Allianz Stadium of Turin until 30 June 2030.

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Juventus is widely and especially popular throughout mainland Southern Italy, Sicily and Malta, leading the team to have one of the largest followings in its away matches, more than in Turin itself.

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The match-ups between Milan and Juventus, is regarded as the championship of Serie A, and both teams were often fighting for the top positions of the standings, sometimes even decisive for the award of the title.

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On 3 August 2018, Juventus founded their professional reserve team, called Juventus U23, playing in Serie C, who won the Coppa Italia Serie C in 2020.

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Italy's most successful club of the 20th century and the most winning in the history of Italian football, Juventus have won the Italian League Championship, the country's premier football club competition and organised by Lega Nazionale Professionisti Serie A, a record 36 times and have the record of consecutive triumphs in that tournament .

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Juventus have been proclaimed World's Club Team of the Year twice and was ranked in 3rd place—the highest ranking of any Italian club—in the All-Time Club World Ranking by the IFFHS.

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Juventus took over from Gaetano Scirea on 6 April 2008 against Palermo.

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Juventus have contributed numerous players to Italy's World Cup campaigns, these successful periods principally have coincided with two golden ages of the Turin club's history, referred as Quinquennio d'Oro, from 1931 until 1935, and Ciclo Leggendario, from 1972 to 1986.

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Two Juventus players have won the golden boot award at the World Cup with Italy, Paolo Rossi in 1982 and Salvatore Schillaci in 1990.

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Seven Juventus players represented their nation during the 1968 European Championship win for Italy: Sandro Salvadore, Ernesto Castano and Giancarlo Bercellino.

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Three Juventus players have won the European Championship with a nation other than Italy, Luis del Sol won it in 1964 with Spain, while the Frenchmen Michel Platini and Zidane won the competition in 1984 and 2000 respectively.

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Juventus was restructured as the football section of multisports parent company Juventus – Organizzazione Sportiva S A since the constitution of the later in that year to 1943, when it was merged with another three Torinese enterprises for founding the Compagnia Industriale Sportiva Italia .

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In that twenty years Juventus progressive competed in different disciplines such as tennis, swimming, ice hockey, and bocce, gaining success in the first cited.

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Club is one of the founding members of the European Club Association, which was formed after the merge of the G-14, an independent group of selected European clubs with international TV rights purposes, with the European Clubs Forum, a clubs' task force ruled by UEFA composed by 102 members, which Juventus was a founder and permanent member by sporting merits, respectively.

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On 14 September 2020, Juventus officially announced that Raffles Family Office, a Hong Kong-based multi-family office would be the club's Regional Partner in Asia for the next three years.

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