Main Page | See live article | Alphabetical index

A.C. Milan

A.C. Milan is an Italian football club. Based in Milan, they play in red-and-black stripes and black shorts, giving them the nickname rossoneri ("red-blacks").

The club was founded in 1899 as the Milan Cricket and Football Club by Alfred Edwards.

The team's current stadium is the 85,700 seater Giuseppe Meazza, also known as the San Siro. The stadium is shared with Internazionale, the other major football club in Milan.

Famous players have included: Renzo De Vecchi, Juan Alberto Schiaffino, Jose Altafini, Gunnar Gren, Ruud Gullit, Marco van Basten, Frank Rijkaard, Gunnar Nordahl, Nils Liedholm, Gianni Rivera, Franco Baresi, Giovanni Trapattoni, Angelo Sormani, Roberto Donadoni, Carlo Ancelotti, Paolo Maldini.