The Italian Serie A

Serie A is an Italian professional football league, where the top clubs from the country’s league system compete, and the team which garners the most points during a season is awarded the Coppa Campioni d’Italia trophy. Serie A is considered one of the best leagues in the world because of its tactical gameplay. The league has now been in existence for over 90 years, having been formed during the 1929-30 season. The league is ranked third in the UEFA rankings, behind La Liga and the English Premier League, but ahead of Germany’s Bundesliga and the French Ligue 1.

Similar to most prestigious leagues, Serie A is composed of 20 teams which play each other both on home and on away grounds during a season, which starts in August and ends in May. The league system is structured in that the bottom three teams at the end of each Serie A season are automatically dropped, and the best three teams from Serie B, which is the second tier competition, are promoted to the Serie A.

Notable Serie A Clubs

A total of 67 teams from Italy have taken part in the competition since it was formed. Internazionale Milano is the only team which has participated in all the seasons since the 1929-1930 season to date. The league hosts Juventus, Milan, and Internazionale, which are some of the worlds most famous clubs, among other notable teams such as Roma, Lazio, Napoli and Fiorentina among others.

Juventus is the most dominant team in the league, having won a record 33 titles, followed by Milan and Internazionale, who have won the competition 18 times each. It’s also important to know that the competition has produced the most Ballon d’Or Award winners from this league, than in any other league in the world, apart from the Spanish La Liga.