Juventus football club
Juventus is a professional football club based in Turin, Piedmont, Italy, they compete in the Serie A. The club was founded in 1897 by a group of Turin students and the club have played in their traditional black and white striped uniforms since 1903.
The Italian word Juventus means “youth”. The club also goes by several nicknames in its native Italy: “The Old Lady”, “The Girlfriend of Italy”, “Madam”, “The White-Blacks”, “The Zebras” and even “Hunchback.”
Juventus have managed to spend most of its history in the Serie A, with the notable exception being the 2006-07 season. Due to the Calciopoli scandal, Juventus’s two scudettos concerning 2005 and 2006 were revoked and the team were sent down to Serie B. Despite a nine point reduction, Juventus bounced back to Serie A and were soon a dominant force in the top-flight again.