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Italian football championship Main Team Cup in Italy. Currently, the Italian league has three professional divisions: Serie A, Serie B and Serie C.
The real story of the Italian Championship begins with the establishment of the tournament in round one, whose first edition took place in 1929-30 with the participation of eighteen teams (the number fluctuates as a result of sixteen and Twenty to return to the present day to eighteen). Won the Ambrosiana-Inter, but since he began following the long supremacy of the Juventus champion for five consecutive years by a team of champions like the goalkeeper Giampiero Combi, Virginio Rosetta defenders, Umberto Caligaris and Luisito mountains and the attackers Raimundo Orsi and Felice Placido Borel.
In 1932 the Italians heard for the first time the radio commentary of a football match was the first transmission with the voice of Nicholas Carosio commented that the derby between Juventus and Torino. Juventus fan was followed by the hegemony, since the mid-thirties, a period in which they were to dominate the Bologna (four wins in the league) and the Ambrosiana-Inter "(two wins). Were the years when "the Italian football" dominated the international scene, the blues won the World Cup in 1934 in Italy and in France in 1938, producing fruit from gold success at the Olympic tournament in Berlin in 1936.
In 1939 appeared for the first time the numbers on the mesh to distinguish the players from 1, the goalkeeper, 11, usually the left wing. Then, among the difficulties of the war, the league went with one year of interruption, 1943-44. In 1941-42 the Roma won its first championship, while the Torino will impose the following year began a series of exceptional success and helping with their players, from captain Valentino Mazzola, the revitalization of Italian national team. Unfortunately, the whole team disappeared tragically in the Superga air disaster, May 4 1949.
Participating in the championship Series A eighteen teams meet one another in races return. At the end of the championship races, the team that has scored the most points is proclaimed champion of Italy for a year and leads the championship flag on the mesh (created by the Federation before the championship 1924-25). The last four teams behind in Serie B, replaced by the top four ranked cadet in the series and to promote greater in the series.
Serie A (officially known as the Lega Soccer Serie A TIM for sponsorship reasons) is a professional league competition for football clubs located at the top echelon of the Italian football league system. It is widely regarded as one of the elite leagues of the footballing world. Historically, Serie A has produced the highest number of European Cup finalists. In total Italian clubs have reached the final of the competition on a record of twenty-five different occasions, winning the title eleven times. As of 2008, Serie A is ranked third among European leagues by UEFA, based on the performance of Italian clubs in the Champions League and the UEFA Cup, and second in the IFFHS rating.
In its current format, the Italian Football Championship was revised from having regional and interregional rounds, to just one solid league for the 1929–30 season onwards; the Serie A system carries on today. The championship titles won before 1929 are officially recognised by FIGC as a championship in the same way the ones since then are.
The league hosts some of the world's most famous clubs: Juventus, Milan, Internazionale, Roma, Napoli, Fiorentina, Lazio, and Torino. Juventus, Milan and Inter were all founding members of the G-14 a group representing the largest and most prestigious European football clubs; Serie A was the only league to produce three founding members. More players have won the coveted Ballon d'Or award while playing at a Serie A club than any other league in the world. Milan is one of two clubs with the most official international titles in the world. Juventus, the most successful Italian team, is tied for third in Europe and tied sixth in the world in the same ranking. They are also the only club on the planet to have won all official club competitions.
Starting from the 2003-2004 championship, the teams entered the Series B are twenty-four: The last four ranked behind in Serie C1. Previously winds; the decision of the FIGC (Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio) to increase the range of participants in the tournament include cadet four teams promoted to sports merits (Catania, Fiorentina, Genoa and Salerno) has raised many controversies.
During the regular season, each team plays 42 games - 2 each against every opponent. In Italian football, a true round-robin format is used - In the first half of the season, called andata, each team plays once against all its opponents, a total of 21 games. In the second half of the season, called ritorno, each team will play the same teams in the exact same order, the only difference being that a home game played in the first half will be an away game with that same team in the second half, and vice versa.
Beginning with the 2006-07 season, the
Serie C is divided into two divisions, C1 and C2. "The Serie C1" in turn is divided into two groups of eighteen teams each: the first classified the two groups are now supported in Serie B, the second, third, fourth and the fifth access to play -off (in direct elimination matches that mean the other two promoted teams in Serie B). The last ranked team in both rounds back in Serie C2, while the fourteenth, the fifteenth, sixteenth and the seventeenth collide in play-out (behind in C2 defeat the two formations in each group) . "C2 Series" is divided into three groups instead of eighteen teams each: the first classified of each group is automatically promoted to C1 while the other teams is the same system of play-off and play -out described in the C1.
Lega Pro Prima Divisione is the name of the third highest football league in Italy. It consists of 36 teams, divided geographically into two divisions of 18 teams each.
Until 2008 it was known as Serie C1.
Before the 1978-79 season there were only three leagues of professional football in Italy, the third being Serie C. In 1978, it was decided to split Serie C into Serie C1 and Serie C2. Serie C2, the fourth highest professional league in the Italian system, was also re-named in 2008 and is now called Lega Pro Seconda Divisione.
During the regular season, teams play only other teams in their own division. Each opponent is played twice, once at home and once away, for a total of 34 matches. Games are scheduled such that in the first 17 matches, every opponent is played once. In the last 17 matches, the same opponents are played in the same order with the only difference being that the venue changes.