Roma on Thursday announced a change of ownership, with US billionaire Dan Friedkin buying the Serie A club for 591 million euros (US$700 million). Friedkin, 54, takes over the Italian side from American businessman James Pallotta, 62. "AS Roma can confirm that an agreement has tonight been reached between AS Roma SPV, LLC, the majority shareholder...

ESPN’s Taylor Twellman is talking Gianluca Busio transfer rumors. And this isn’t the first time. His latest report has “3 Big” Serie A (Italy) teams “keenly watching” the young Sporting Kansas City midfielder during the COVID Cup MLS is Back Tournament. Additionally a club from the Netherlands is watching as well according to Twellman. Rumors of Bu...

Many people know of soccer, or football as it is called in the rest of the world. Many dislike the sport because they just don’t get it and it just doesn’t relate to us in North America. You do have to keep something in mind, though: FIFA is one of the largest sport organizations in the world. Not here, Italy, Russia, or Japan, but in 211 countries...

Sunday July 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Virtual Event-Zoom Presentation. CONFIRM RSVP. Join us for the 2020 Giornata Nazionale dello Sport! A special Caffè & Cultura by Iacopo Chiatello. Free Remembering 1970 FIFA World Cup. The insane Game of the Century Messico, 17 June 1970 – Italy-West Germany. On the occasion of the Italian National Sport Day 2020 M...

Can a soccer match unite a divided nation, cement people of different ages, convince one nation to be stronger than another, remain in the memory of future generations, become a scene told for decades by writers, intellectuals, poets, filmmakers? Yes, it can. It happened on June 17th, 1970, 50 years ago, in Mexico. The protagonists were Italy and G...

Italy national football team, nicknamed the Azzurri, are considered to be one of the giants of international football with 4 FIFA World Cup and 1 UEFA Euro. Two of their World Cups came early into the World Cup era under their legendary head coach Vittorio Pozzo, in 1934 and ’38 respectively. Thus, Italy became the first European side to win the WC...

The Italian soccer season could finish without a champion if Serie A is stopped again because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Italian federation on Monday approved plans for a playoff or the use of an algorithm if the regular season cannot be finished. Serie A clubs decided on Friday to ask for no champion and no relegations. The latest plans prop...

Serie A has joined the party of sports leagues announcing their restart dates. Vincenzo Spadafora, Italy’s sports minister, confirmed to the media on Thursday that the country’s top soccer league will resume its season on June 20. Play was initially suspended on March 9 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Spadafora virtually met with a number of Italian...

Ha rassegnato le dimissioni dalla carica di vicepresidente del Palermo l’imprenditore italo-americano Tony Di Piazza. Al termine di un lungo consiglio di amministrazione iniziato alle 16 e concluso a sera, a dare la notizia è stato lo stesso club di viale del Fante. A ospitare i lavori del cda gli uffici dello stadio “Barbera” dove erano presenti i...

Regarded as one of the world's most dangerous sports, Calcio Storico Fiorentino, or 'historic Florentine football," dates back to 16th century Florence. A combination of football and rugby, it was a pastime for wealthy aristocrats and even popes, such as Clement Ⅶ, Leo Ⅺ, and Urban Ⅴ Ⅲ who participated in this violent game. A bit of history Althoug...