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Chievo Verona

The Associazione Calcio Chievo Verona is an Italian football club named after a minor suburb of Verona and owned by Paluani, a pasta company and were initially called Paluani Chievo. They were founded in 1929 but did not became professional until 1986 when they joined Serie C2 and changed their name to Chievo Verona. They were promoted to Serie A in 2001.

They currently share the Bentegodi stadium with Hellas Verona A.C

The club's regular nickname is gialloblu (from the club colors of yellow and blue), but is often referred to as the Flying Donkeys. This nickname, derived from the mounted horseman on the club's crest, was originally a derogatory term applied by fans from crosstown rivals Hellas Verona, who claimed Chievo had stolen Hellas' colors, name, and stadium. However, many Chievo fans have since embraced the nickname as a badge of honor, and Chievo's official online shop sells a stuffed flying donkey doll.

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