Associazione Calcio Milan or simply Milan is a professional Italian football club that plays in the Italian top-flight, known as the Serie A. The club was founded on 13th December, 1899. AC Milan is nicknamed Rossoneri (The Red and Black) due to the colours worn by the club. They play their home games at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza or the San Siro, which has a capacity of 80,018.
Over the years, AC Milan has been the most successful Italian team of all time. The club has won a joint record three Intercontinental Cups, one FIFA Club World Cup, seven European Cup/Champions League titles (Italian record), the UEFA Super Cup a joint record five times and the Cup Winners' Cup twice. Courtesy its 18 league triumphs, AC Milan is also the joint-second most successful club in Serie A, only behind Juventus who boast of 34 titles. In addition, Milan has also won the Coppa Italia five times, and the Supercoppa Italiana on seven occasions. Another string to their bow is that the club has only been away from the Italian top-flight for two seasons, in 1980-81 and 1982-83.
AC Milan is owned by Elliot Advisors (UK) Ltd. while the club is managed by former player, Gennaro Gattuso. Some of its famous players from yesteryear include Kaka, Paulo Maldini, Andrea Pirlo and Marco Van Basten. At present, the club is spearheaded by the likes of Lucas Biglia, Ricardo Rodriguez, Gianluigi Donnarumma and Krzysztof Piatek.