Serie A, also known as the Serie A TIM for sponsorship reasons, is the top professional football league in Italy and one of the most esteemed football competitions in the world. Established in 1929, Serie A brings together 20 teams that compete annually for the title of Italian champions.
Serie A is renowned for its tactical sophistication and defensive style that emphasizes solid defense, tactical astuteness, and technical skill, with Italian clubs historically excelling in disciplined and strategic gameplay. The league has a rich football heritage and has produced legendary players and iconic teams, such as AC Milan, Inter Milan, Juventus, and Roma.
Serie A teams also participate in prestigious international tournaments such as the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League, representing Italy against other top clubs from Europe.