Serie A is a professional football league competition that features the world’s most famous clubs like Internazionale, Milan, and Juventus. It is regarded as one of the best football leagues in the world, which was initially governed by Lega Calcio until 2010. The Lega Serie A, also known by the name National League of Professionals Serie A (LNPA) is the current governing body of the Serie A since the 2010-11 season.
According to the UEFA’s League Coefficient, Serie A ranks as the third among the European Leagues. The Coefficient ranking is based on the performance of the Italian clubs in the most prestigious tournament Champions League and the Europa League during the last five years.
Who Won the First Serie A Title?
The first round-robin format Serie A competition was held in 1929, which featured Ambrosiana-Inter and Genoa in the finals. The Italian club Ambrosiana-Inter was the first team to win the Serie A title by defeating their fellow Italy based opponent Genoa with 50 points at the end of the season. Internazionale, the then called Ambrosiana-Inter is one of the most successful clubs in Serie A.
The team stands second having won 18 titles so far and is the only team in Italian history of football to have never been on the relegation zone. During the 2009-10 season, Inter won the Serie A, Coppa Italia, and the UEFA Champions League and became the first Italian team to have achieved a treble (3 wins in a single season).
Who has won the most Serie A titles? Is it Juventus or Internazionale? Has Juventus ever achieved a treble? Scroll down to know more about the Serie A winners.
Which Team in Serie A is Considered the Most Successful Team?
The most successful team in Serie A is the Italian club Juventus, with an overall win of 34 titles. The second place, with 18 title wins is occupied by two other Italian clubs, Internazionale and AC Milan. Juventus holds the record of defending the title seven times consecutively between the 2011-12 season and the 2017-18 season but has not achieved a treble yet.
They have also won the Italian annual football competition Coppa Italia 13 times and is the first team to hold on to the trophy consecutively with their triumph in the 1958-59 season and the 1959-60 season. They were also the first to win the trophy three consecutive seasons 2015, 2016 and 2017 season. As a record, Juventus won the country’s first single-elimination competition, fourth consecutive time in 2018.
Who is the Reigning Serie A Champion?
The current champion of the Serie A title is the most successful team Juventus. Juventus won the 2017-18 Serie A season, after a 0-0 draw match against another Italian team Roma. The 2017-18 Serie A season is their seventh consecutive win. The current runner-up team is Napoli, which has been the Serie A runner-up 7 times.
How Many Titles have been Won by Juventus?
Juventus has won the title 34 times, of which 32 wins have come after the 1929-30 season. They won the previous two seasons in 1905 and 1926. The first 5-consecutive win record was set by Juventus from 1931 to 1935 season, which has been extended to 7-consecutive win by Juventus itself from 2012 to 2018 season.
Apart from the record of the longest consecutive winning streaks, Juventus also holds the record of winning a back-to-back title 6 times. They have won the 1960 and 1961, 1972 and 1973, 1977 and 1978, 1981 and 1982, 1997 and 1998, 2002 and 2003 seasons.
List of Clubs with More than 5 Wins
The Serie A title has been won by 13 clubs since 1929. The clubs with more than 5 wins is shared below:
- Juventus – 32 wins
- Internazionale – 16 wins
- AC Milan – 15 wins
- Torino – 6 wins
Bologna has won the Serie A title 5 times, whereas Roma has won the title 3 times.
The clubs that have won the title twice are:
- Lazio Roma
- Hellas Verona
Spezia Calcio, Cagliari, Hellas Verona, and Sampdoria are clubs that have won the title one time each.
Complete List of the Serie A Winners Since 1929
Juventus is the dominating club of the Serie A competition with 34 title wins so far and has been the runner-up team 18 times. Two seasons of Serie A (1944, 1945) were canceled due to Second World War and during the 2004-05 season, no team was crowned as a winner. Shared below is the full list of the Serie A winners.
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