08 Jul The Grand Football Legacy of Italy

They may not have made it to the semi-final rounds in the World Cup this year, but Italy is still home to some of the fiercest soccer teams in the world. Check out our top 7 below. [caption id="attachment_883" align="aligncenter" width="485"] Only one gold star?[/caption] http://fotballwallpaper.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/download-wallpaper-ac-milan-146.jpg 7) A.C. Milan (Associazione Calcio Milan): Founded in 1899 and referred to as “i Rossoneri (red-blacks),” Milan has accumulated more international trophies that any other club in the world with 18. Playing their matches at the San Siro (officially Stadio Giuseppe Meazza), Milan has boasted such worldly players as Paolo Maldini, Franco Baresi, Andrea Pirlo, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Kaka. 6) Juventus F.C. (Juventus Football Club): Established in 1897 and known as “I Bianconeri,” Juve has won more Italian League (Serie A) trophies than any other club with 29. Playing their matches at Juventus Stadium (Stadio Olimpico di Torino) in Torino, Juve has had its fair share of worldly players like Alessandro Del Piero, Michael Platini, Andrea Pirlo, Zinedine Zidane and David Trezeguet. 5) F.C. Internazionale Milano (Football Club Internazionale Milano): Founded in 1908 and referred to as “I Nerazzurri,” Inter has won 18 league titles and UEFA Champions League three times. Sharing their 80,000 seat stadium, San Siro (Stadio Giuseppe Meazza), with their rivals AC Milan, Inter has fielded such worldly footballers as Samuel Eto’o, Luis Figo, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Jurgen Klinsmann, Ronaldo and stadium namesake, Giuseppe Meazza. [caption id="attachment_884" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Raised by wolves![/caption] http://www.moodme.biz/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/AS-Roma-Wallpaper-2.jpg 4) A.S. Roma (Associazione Sportiva Roma): Created after the National Fascist Party...

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17 Jun Get Your Soccer On!

Top 7 Scottish Football Clubs   Who are you rooting for during the World Cup? Considering football is the largest sport in the world, it’s no surprise that Scotland has some top-notch premier teams. Although they may not be appearing in the World Cup, if you’re headed over to Scotland, be sure to catch a match featuring one of Panrimo’s favorite teams below! [caption id="attachment_834" align="aligncenter" width="241"] Castles and Harps and Boats, oh my![/caption] Photo Credit: en.wikipedia.org 7.) Hibernian   Based in Leith in the north of Edinburgh, Hibernian is one of two football clubs in Edinburgh (the other being Heart of Midlothian FC) and the rivalry between the two is one of the oldest in football history. Although they lost last year in the Scottish Cup finals, the Hibs are looking to claim that accolade this year.   6.) Dundee United   [caption id="attachment_835" align="aligncenter" width="349"] The Lannisters would approve.[/caption] Photo Credit: en.wikipedia.org Featuring some bright garb for Scottish teams, Dundee United, locally known as “the Terrors,” have had success both in and outside Scotland. The Terrors reached the European Cup semi-finals in 1984 and UEFA Cup final in 1987, though lost on both occasions. However, it’s interesting to note that the Terrors hold a 100% win record in the four matches they’ve played against Barcelona FC, one of the most popular teams in the world.   5.) Ross County   Ross County originally began playing in the Third Division in Scotland, but quickly rose through the ranks to finally arrive in the Premier League,...

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