The official book of Milan on the occasion of its 120th anniversary.
On December 1899, Milan Foot-Ball and Cricket Club was officially established. From that moment on, the glorious history of Milan started as the club wrote its name in football’s record books becoming one of the most famous and successful teams in the world, especially over the last 15 years.
Rossoneri’s history is studded with the legendary names of those men who have made a major contribution to the club’s development: presidents, coaches or players.Milan is one of the most successful clubs in Italy, having won a total of 30 domestic honours, in addition to their continental successes. Milan has won the Scudetto 18 times, the Coppa Italia five times and the Supercoppa Italiana seven times. They won their first title in their second season, winning the 1901 Italian Football Championship, while their most recent success came in 2011, when they won their 18th Scudetto.The book traces the history of the leading Italian soccer team AC Milan from the team’s 1899 founding to the present. Through its pages and images, the reader is able to go through the victories harvested by the most emblematic players and trainers of the organization.
But the book is not only the history of a successful club; infact AC Milan is firmly convinced that sport and football can become important opportunities in terms of education and physical and mental well being.Alongside the football glories and the successes, the book details the club’s activities and projects: infact, AC Milan firmly believes in the social value of football, capable of creating dreams, emotions, expectations and values for millions of people. The club has undertaken a comprehensive process of corporate social responsibility. Through sport, which educates, brings together and inspires, Fondazione Milan gives support to all the youngsters in need to invest in their untapped potential and help them make their dreams come true, so that all have the opportunity to develop their talent.