Juventus F.C.

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Juventus
Juventus' crest
Full nameJuventus Football Club S.p.A.
Nickname(s)I Bianconeri (The Black and Whites)
La Vecchia Signora (The Old Lady)
Le Zebre (The Zebras)
La Signora Omicidi (The Killer Lady)
La Fidanzata d'Italia (The Girlfriend of Italy)
La Madama (Piedmontese: Madam)
La Gheuba (Piedmontese pronunciation: [la ˈɡøba]: The Hunchback)
Short nameJuve
Founded1 November 1897; 123 years ago (1897-11-01), as Sport-Club Juventus[1]
GroundJuventus Stadium
Capacity41,507[2]
Owner
ChairmanAndrea Agnelli
Head coachMassimiliano Allegri
LeagueSerie A
2018–19Serie A, 1st
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Juventus F.C., sometimes known as Juve, is an Italian football club that plays in Serie A. It was founded in 1897 and they play their home games at the Juventus Stadium in Turin.

The club is the most successful team in the history of Italian football. Overall, the club has won 51 official trophies, more than any other team in the country; 40 in Italy, which is also a record, and 11 in European and world competitions. The Old Lady is the third most successful club in Europe and the sixth in the world with the most international titles officially recognized by one of the six continental football confederations and FIFA.

The club was the first Italian to win the UEFA Cup. In 1985, Juventus, the only team in the world to have won all official international cups and championships became the first club in the history of European football to have won all three major UEFA club competitions.

In Italy, Juventus is the club which has the biggest fan base, having also one of the largest numbers of supporters in the world, with a total of 170 million Juventus supporters (Italian "tifosi") worldwide. The club is a founding member of the European Club Association, which was formed after the dissolution of the G-14, a collection of Europe's most elite clubs. The Torinese side is also recognized for its huge contribution to the Italian national team.

According to the all-time ranking published in 2009 by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics, an organization recognized by FIFA, Juventus were Italy's best club and second in Europe of the 20th century.

Name[change | change source]

  • 1897–1898: S.C. Juventus
  • 1899–1937: F.B.C. Juventus
  • 1937–1943: Juventus
  • 1943–1945: Juventus-Cisitalia
  • 1945–present: Juventus F.C.

Honours[change | change source]

League position[change | change source]

Season League Position
2000/01 Serie A 2nd
2001/02 Serie A Champions
2002/03 Serie A Champions
2003/04 Serie A 3rd
2004/05 Serie A Champions
2005/06 Serie A Champions
2006/07 Serie B Champions
2007/08 Serie A 3rd
2008/09 Serie A 2nd
2009/10 Serie A 7th
2010/11 Serie A 7th
2011/12 Serie A Champions
2012/13 Serie A Champions
2013/14 Serie A Champions
2014/15 Serie A Champions
2015/16 Serie A Champions
2016/17 Serie A Champions
2017/18 Serie A Champions
2018/19 Serie A Champions
2019/20 Serie A Champions
2020/21 Serie A 4th

Former position[change | change source]


Current Squad[change | change source]

As of 31 January 2020[3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Poland Poland Wojciech Szczęsny
2 DF Italy Italy Mattia De Sciglio
3 DF Italy Italy Giorgio Chiellini (captain)
4 DF Netherlands Netherlands Matthijs de Ligt
5 MF Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Miralem Pjanić
6 MF Germany Germany Sami Khedira
7 FW Portugal Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo
8 MF Wales Wales Aaron Ramsey
10 FW Argentina Argentina Paulo Dybala
11 FW Brazil Brazil Douglas Costa
12 DF Brazil Brazil Alex Sandro
13 DF Brazil Brazil Danilo
No. Pos. Nation Player
14 MF France France Blaise Matuidi
16 MF Colombia Colombia Juan Cuadrado
19 DF Italy Italy Leonardo Bonucci (vice-captain)
21 FW Argentina Argentina Gonzalo Higuaín
24 DF Italy Italy Daniele Rugani
25 MF France France Adrien Rabiot
28 DF Turkey Turkey Merih Demiral
30 MF Uruguay Uruguay Rodrigo Bentancur
31 GK Italy Italy Carlo Pinsoglio
33 FW Italy Italy Federico Bernardeschi
77 GK Italy Italy Gianluigi Buffon

Out on loan[change | change source]

As of 6 February 2020

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
GK Italy Italy Davide Barosi (at Grosseto until 30 June 2020)[4]
GK Romania Romania Laurențiu Brănescu (at Scotland Kilmarnock until 30 June 2020)[5]
GK San Marino San Marino Edoardo Colombo (at Torres until 30 June 2020)[6]
GK Italy Italy Mattia Del Favero (at Piacenza until 30 June 2020)[7]
GK Italy Italy Mattia Perin (at Genoa until 30 June 2020)[8]
GK Romania Romania Razvan Sava (at Lecce until 30 June 2020)[9]
DF Romania Romania Gabriel Boloca (at Bologna until 30 June 2020)[10]
DF Italy Italy Riccardo Capellini (at Pistoiese until 30 June 2020)[11]
DF Italy Italy Dario Del Fabro (at Scotland Kilmarnock until 30 June 2020)[12]
DF Portugal Portugal Rafael Fonseca (at France Amiens until 30 June 2020)[13]
DF Italy Italy Claudio Mosagna (at Chieri until 30 June 2020)[14]
DF Italy Italy Luca Pellegrini (at Cagliari until 30 June 2020)[15]
DF Argentina Argentina Cristian Romero (at Genoa until 30 June 2020)[16]
DF Ghana Ghana Ransford Selasi (at Switzerland Lugano until 30 June 2020)[17]
DF Italy Italy Raffaele Spina (at SPAL Primavera until 30 June 2020)[18]
DF Italy Italy Claudio Zappa (at Malta Sliema Wanderers until 30 June 2020)[19]
MF Italy Italy Michael Brentan (at Sampdoria until 30 June 2020)[20]
MF Germany Germany Emre Can (at Germany Borussia Dortmund until 30 June 2020)[21]
MF Italy Italy Luca Clemenza (at Pescara until 30 June 2020)[22]
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF Switzerland  Switzerland Yannick Cotter (at Switzerland Sion until 30 June 2020)[23]
MF Netherlands Netherlands Leandro Fernandes (at Netherlands Fortuna Sittard until 30 June 2020)[24]
MF Italy Italy Nicolò Francofonte (at Sampdoria until 30 June 2020)[25]
MF Cyprus Cyprus Grigoris Kastanos (at Pescara until 30 June 2020)[26]
MF Sweden Sweden Dejan Kulusevski (at Parma until 30 June 2020)[27]
MF France France Kévin Monzialo (at Switzerland Grasshopper until 30 June 2020)[28]
MF Italy Italy Nicola Mosti (at Monza until 30 June 2020)[29]
MF Italy Italy Hans Nicolussi (at Perugia until 30 June 2020)[30]
MF Brazil Brazil Matheus Pereira (at Spain Barcelona B until 30 June 2020)[31]
MF Italy Italy Amedeo Poletti (at Novara until 30 June 2020)[32]
MF Italy Italy Matteo Stoppa (at Sampdoria until 30 June 2020)[25]
FW Denmark Denmark Nikolai Frederiksen (at Netherlands Fortuna Sittard until 30 June 2020)[13]
FW Italy Italy Erik Gerbi (at Sampdoria until 30 June 2020)[25]
FW Italy Italy Mirco Lipari (at Empoli until 30 June 2020)[33]
FW England England Stephy Mavididi (at France Dijon until 30 June 2020)[34]
FW Portugal Portugal Dany Mota (at Monza until 30 June 2020)[35]
FW Italy Italy Lorenzo Petronelli (at Fiorentina Primavera until 30 June 2020)[36]
FW Croatia Croatia Marko Pjaca (at Belgium Anderlecht until 30 June 2020)[37][36]
FW Italy Italy Carmine Sterrantino (at Novara until 30 June 2020)[14]

Notable players[change | change source]

Chairman[change | change source]

In more than 110 years of corporate history, at the helm of Juventus 23 presidents have come and gone and two management committees. The first president was Eugenio Canfari Juventus, one of the founding members.

The longest period in office was dominated by Giampiero Boniperti, at the helm of Juventus for 19 years from 1971 to 1990 [117]; Boniperti, like its successor Caissotti di Vittorio Chiusano, president from 1990 to 2003, boasts the largest trophy the history of the club.

The businessman Umberto Agnelli, who became chairman less than 21 years of age, in 1955, was the youngest to hold this office. Also noteworthy is the presidencies of the Swiss Alfred Dick and Giuseppe Hess and Frenchman Jean-Claude Blanc, the only non-Italian to become presidents of the club. In particular, Dick was the President of the Bianconeri's first championship (1905).

Currently, the contractor in charge of Juventus is Andrea Agnelli, who was elected president on April 28, 2010 by the shareholders at the club.

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