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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; 124 years ago (1897-11-01), as Sport-Club Juventus[1]
GroundJuventus Stadium
(capacity: 41,507[2])
ChairmanAndrea Agnelli
Head coachMassimiliano Allegri
LeagueSerie A
2018–19Serie A, 1st
WebsiteClub home page
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours
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.


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


League position

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

Current Squad

As of 31 January 2020[3]
No. Position Player
1 Poland GK Wojciech Szczęsny
2 Italy DF Mattia De Sciglio
3 Italy DF Giorgio Chiellini (captain)
4 Netherlands DF Matthijs de Ligt
5 Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Miralem Pjanić
6 Germany MF Sami Khedira
7 Portugal FW Cristiano Ronaldo
8 Wales MF Aaron Ramsey
10 Argentina FW Paulo Dybala
11 Brazil FW Douglas Costa
12 Brazil DF Alex Sandro
13 Brazil DF Danilo
No. Position Player
14 France MF Blaise Matuidi
16 Colombia MF Juan Cuadrado
19 Italy DF Leonardo Bonucci (vice-captain)
21 Argentina FW Gonzalo Higuaín
24 Italy DF Daniele Rugani
25 France MF Adrien Rabiot
28 Turkey DF Merih Demiral
30 Uruguay MF Rodrigo Bentancur
31 Italy GK Carlo Pinsoglio
33 Italy FW Federico Bernardeschi
77 Italy GK Gianluigi Buffon

Out on loan

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

Notable players


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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  2. "Buon compleanno, Juventus Stadium!" (in Italian). 8 September 2016. Archived from the original on 9 September 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 
  3. "First Team Men" (in en). 
  4. "Porta blindata grazie a Barosi In difesa arriva Mattia Polidori". 19 June 2019. 
  5. "UFFICIALE: Juventus, Branescu in prestito al Kilmarnock dell'ex Alessio -". 
  6. "La Torres prende il giovane portiere Edoardo Colombo". 8 July 2019. 
  7. "Calciomercato - Piacenza: arriva il portiere Mattia Del Favero. Frenata nella trattativa con Nocciolini". 
  8. "Official: Perin joins Genoa | Football Italia". 
  9. "UFFICIALE: Juventus, ceduto in prestito il rumeno Sava al Lecce -". 
  10. "Torneo di Vignola: la Primavera batte il Carpi e approda alla semifinale". 20 August 2019. 
  11. "Capellini in prestito dalla Juventus alla Pistoiese". 
  12. "Archived copy". 
  13. 13.0 13.1 "UFFICIALE: Juventus U23, Bandiera all'Amies e Frederiksen al Fortuna -". 
  14. 14.0 14.1 Morea, Tommaso (23 July 2019). "Juventus, le cessioni dei classe 2002: Sterrantino al Novara, Lamanna alla Cremonese" (in Italian). 
  15. "Luca Pellegrini sent on loan to Cagliari". 
  16. "Romero, gli accordi con il Genoa". 
  17. "Lugano, l’affare Selasi in dirittura d’arrivo". 11 January 2020. 
  18. "Spal: dalla Juve arriva il difensore centrale Raffaele Spina". 20 August 2019. 
  19. "Juventus, il riepilogo di tutti i movimenti di mercato dell'estate -". 
  20. "Brentan alla Sampdoria, manca solo l'ufficialità". 
  21. "Emre Can bis 2024 Borusse" (in de). 18 February 2020. 
  22. "UFFICIALE: Pescara, arriva il centrocampista Clemenza -". 
  23. JuventusNews24, Redazione (9 January 2020). "Juve Primavera, Cotter in arrivo a giugno: resta in prestito al Sion". 
  24. "Accordo trovato: Leandro Fernandes saluta la Juve". 
  25. 25.0 25.1 25.2 "UFFICIALE: Samp, prelevati Stoppa, Francofonte e Gerbi dalla Juventus -". 
  26. "UFFICIALE: Pescara, colpo Kastanos. Preso in prestito dalla Juve -". 
  27. "Dejan Kulusevski è un giocatore della Juventus!". 
  28. "Monzialo al Grasshopper, è ufficiale: il comunicato del club". Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Category handler/data' not found.Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Category handler/data' not found.[dead link]
  29. "UFFICIALE: Juventus, Mosti ceduto al Monza -". 
  30. "UFFICIALE: Perugia, preso Nicolussi Caviglia dalla Juventus -". 
  31. "UFFICIALE: Dijon, preso Pereira in prestito dalla Juventus U23 -". 
  32. Pallante, Daniele. "Novara - Giuliano Gentilini nuovo allenatore dell’Under 17. Presi dalla Juve Sterrantino, Poletti e Lofraro". 
  33. "UFFICIALE: Empoli, torna Lipari dalla Juventus -". 
  34. "UFFICIALE: Matheus Pereira e Mavididi al Dijon, i dettagli". 
  35. "Dalla Juventus un grande colpo: ecco Dany Mota - Associazione Calcio Monza S.p.A." (in it). 
  36. 36.0 36.1 VN, Redazione. "E intanto la Fiorentina prende un giovanissimo attaccante dalla Juventus". 
  37. juvefcdotcom (31 January 2020). "OFFICIAL: Marko Pjaca to Anderlecht on loan" (in en-GB).