Founded in 1897 by a group of local high school students, 2 Juve, as it is colloquially abbreviated, 3 is the b second most senior professional club among those still active in the country, after Genoa (1893); he is the most successful and with the greatest sporting tradition as well as one of the most noble in the world with 70 official trophies won during his militancy at the top of the national sporting pyramid, including the record of 36 Italian champion titles and 11 in UEFA competitions. He participates in Serie A, the top Italian league, in which he has taken part permanently since his debut in 1900, except for the 2006-2007 season. After making his debut in the rosanero uniform, at the beginning of the twentieth century he adopted today’s Juventus outfit.
The bond with the Agnelli family, which has lasted almost uninterruptedly since 1923, is the first and longest lasting entrepreneurial-sports partnership in Italy through a peculiar management model established in the meantime, the Bianconeri became one of the first Italian sports clubs to reach an ante litteram professional status, 7 establishing itself nationally from the following decade and internationally from the mid-1970s.  In the following decade it became the first club to have won all three major European competitions: the UEFA Cup (1976-1977), the Cup Winners’ Cup (1983-1984) and the European Cup (1984-1985) with triumphs in the UEFA Super Cup 1984 and in the 1985 Intercontinental Cup also became the first in the world to have won all the official men’s trophies of his current confederation, a record further improved with success in the 1999 Intertoto Cup.
Listed on the Italian Stock Exchange since 2001,11 Juventus is a joint-stock company that has been positioned almost permanently, since the second half of the 1990s, among the top ten football clubs on a global scale in terms of turnover, stock market value and profits. militancy in the club with the highest individual awards, such as the Golden Ball and the FIFA World Player both records at the Italian level shared with Milan; his contribution to the Italian national team, uninterrupted since the early 1920s as well as the greatest among the Italian teams, was decisive for the success of the national team. It is also strong of the most numerous national support as well as very extensive on a global scale, mainly in countries with strong Italian emigration, which at the same time make it an anti-bell tower and an Italian symbol. In 2000, Juventus was included in the seventh place by FIFA in the secular ranking of the best clubs in the world, while in 2009 it was nominated by the IFFHS best team in the country and second in Europe, after Real Madrid.