History Today: 114 Years AC Milan

Exactly today, Tuesday (12/16/2014), Italy and Europe‘s most successful club, AC Milan, turns 114 years. Many successful history made Il Diavolo Rosso for more than a century old.

AC Milan first formed by two immigrants from England Herbert Klipin and Alfred Edwards in 1899 with the name of Milan Cricket and Football Club. The name was later changed to Associazione Calcio Milan that survive today.

Costume color RedBlack (Rossoneri) chosen for the red color represents courage and black connotes fear the enemy when dealing with Milan.

The club, which occupies the San Siro stadium was first won the Italian professional league in 1901. Following two consecutive success in 1906 and 1907.

Season 1980-81 and 1982-83 be the darkest season AC Milan. They had to go down to Serie B Italy caste.

Nevertheless, Milan has collected a total of 18 league titles Italian Serie A, Coppa Italia five and six-time champion Super Coppa Italia.

Milan’s success not only in the domestic arena. On the European scene, Milan became the second most widely team won the European Champions League title under the Real Madrid. Total, Milan seven-time champion at the prestigious club of the European continent.

Milan’s last international trophies won in 2007. Club World Cup title.

Until now, Il Diavolo Rosso became the second most successful club in the world after the Boca Juniors. This refers to the achievement of 18 trophies internasinoal ever achieved Milan.

A number of famous players have been born and grown in the club that also has the nickname of the Italian Red Devils, including Ruud Gullit, Marco van Basten, Paolo Maldini, Andriy Shevchenko to Filipo Inzaghi.