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Club Profile

AC Milan

A true giant of Italian calcio, Milan has 18 FIFA and UEFA trophies, the most of any Italian club, and fourth-most overall. And all of this happens in one of the great palaces of world soccer.

LOCATION: Milan, Italy


NICKNAMES: I Rossoneri (The Red and Blacks), Il Diavolo (The Devil)


AC Milan was founded in 1899. The club wasted little time in winning its first league title, the 1901 Italian Football Championship, in just its second season. Championship seasons in 1906 and 1907 quickly followed. In 1908, the club split in two after internal disagreements on signing foreign players, and F.C. Internazionale Milano (Inter Milan)…


Not only do they share the city of Milan, but AC Milan and Inter also share a stadium and an intense rivalry on the field. Their yearly matchups are called the Derby della Madonnina. The name refers to the Blessed Virgin Mary, whose statue is one of the city’s main attractions. Historically, AC Milan were supported by the city’s working class and…

Women's Team

The women’s team also plays in Serie A. Learn more about AC Milan Women




Both AC Milan and Inter Milan call San Siro, officially known as Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, their home ground. The venue has a capacity of 75,923 making it the largest stadium in Italy. Opened in 1926, the stadium has hosted games at both the 1934 and 1990 World Cups, three Champions League/European Cup finals, and will host the opening ceremony for…

Going to a Game at AC Milan

GETTING THERE: You can find directions to San Siro here. The subway station right next to the stadium is convenient, but trains are insanely crowded, and getting out of there postgame is a hassle. Take the tram instead; it’s above-ground, so more pleasant, plus you get to see the city on the way, and you’ll pass plenty of places to…

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