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SSC Napoli

July 27, 2022

Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli, commonly referred to as Napoli, is an Italian professional football club based in Naples, Campania that plays in Serie A, the top flight of Italian football. Napoli have won two Serie A titles, six Coppa Italia titles, two SuperCoppa Italiana titles, and one UEFA Cup. (Source: Wikipedia) LOCATION: Naples, Italy WEBSITE:…

Juventus FC

July 11, 2022

The winningest club in Italian football, Juventus’ 36 league crowns are almost double that of the next highest club total (both AC Milan and Inter Milan have 19). The squad also holds records with 14 Coppa Italia and nine Supercoppa titles. LOCATION: Turin, Italy WEBSITE: NICKNAMES: While the name Juventus comes from the Italian…

AS Roma

July 11, 2022

A.S. Roma play in one of the world’s most-visited cities, and have a rich, winning tradition. Commonly referred to as Roma, they have played in the top tier of Italian football for every season but one since their inception and have won three Serie A titles (1942, 1983 and 2001), nine Coppa Italias and two…

Inter Milan

July 11, 2022

Since their formation in 1909, Inter Milan have won 33 domestic trophies, including the second-most league titles at 19 (tied with AC Milan), eight Coppa Italias and six Supercoppas. They also have three Champions League trophies, back-to-back in 1964 and 1965, and again in 2010. The main supporter group is called Boys-San (Boys-Squadre d'Azione Nerazzurre),…

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AC Milan

July 11, 2022

AC Milan has been one of the most successful Italian clubs since its inception, as their total of 18 FIFA and UEFA trophies are the most of any Italian club, and fourth-most overall. The club currently holds an Italian record with seven European Cup/Champions League titles. Aside from a pair of seasons in the early…

Celtic FC

July 11, 2022

With their history, tradition, devoted fanbase, massive rivalry with Glasgow Rangers, and giant stadium, Celtic FC are a must-stop on the groundhopping circuit. LOCATION: Glasgow, Scotland WEBSITE: Celtic FC NICKNAMES: The Bhoys, The Celts, The Hoops

Paris Saint-Germain

July 11, 2022

The first thing you might not know about PSG is that they were only founded in 1970. They were a normal, fairly successful domestic club for about 40 years but they reached another level after Qatari owners took over the club in 2011, making them one of the wealthiest clubs in the world. Since then,…

Hertha Berlin

July 11, 2022

Commonly referred to as Hertha BSC, and sometimes Hertha Berlin, or simply Hertha, they are one of two German Bundesliga clubs from Berlin. The club is known by the affectionate nickname Die Alte Dame (The Old Lady), and Hertha is also a reference to the fertility goddess. The club was originally named for a steam…

Borussia Dortmund

July 11, 2022

While it’s safe to call Dortmund “Germany’s second team,” after the almighty Bayern Munich, for many groundhoppers it’s a more appealing destination. And that is simply because of the atmosphere. The Black and Yellows play in Germany’s largest stadium (81,000 seats) and Europe’s second-largest club stadium, and they have the world’s highest average attendance (80,000+).…

Bayern Munich

July 11, 2022

Known as FC Bayern München around the world, most English-speakers know Die Bayern (The Bavarians), as Bayern Munich. They are the most successful club in German football history, having won a record 32 league titles, including the past 10 Bundesliga titles dating back to 2013. The largest club in Germany, and the fourth highest-earning football…

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