One of the most popular and successful clubs in Italy is Associazione Calcio Milan, popularly known as A.C. Milan. The professional football club based in Milan, Italy, was founded in 1899.
The club nicknamed Rosonneri has been playing in the Serie A, the top division of Italian football, since 1929, but the club got relegated in 1980–81 and 1982–83 seasons before gaining promotion afterward. The club plays its home games in San Siro, also known as the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza.
The stadium which has a capacity of 80,018 is the biggest stadium in Italy. AC Milan also shares the stadium with city rivals Internazionale and matches between the two clubs are called Derby della Madonnina, which is one of the most followed derbies in football.
The club has lifted 18 FIFA and UEFA trophies, and the most out of any Italian clubs. AC Milan are the fourth highest winners of FIFA and UEFA titles and are joint level with Boca Juniors. The Rossoneri has won a joint-record three Intercontinental Cups, one FIFA Club World Cup, and the Cup Winners’ Cup twice.
The club also holds an Italian record of winning seven European Cup/Champions League titles and lifting the UEFA Super Cup a joint-record five times. Milan are also the joint-second most successful club in Serie A, along with local rivals Internazionale and behind Juventus, who have won 35 league titles. Milan have also lifted the Coppa Italia trophy five times and also won the Supercoppa Italiana seven.
The club’s highest-paid player is Gianluigi “Gigio” Donnarumma. The Italian goalkeeper started his career with Milan in 2015, and at the age of 16 years and 242, he became the second-youngest goalkeeper ever to debut in Serie A. he pockets a weekly wage of £190,000 (€215,000).
AC Milan 2019-20 Payroll
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