Italy have a relatively short sporting tradition but as with most European countries, they love football. Perhaps the most popular sport in the world is also the most popular in Italy as well. It is their most popular sport with basketball, cycling and volleyball being runners-up. It’s just that Italy is renowned for its love of football and the highly skilled players that are churned out every year. There are various other sports that are famous and have their own “celebs”.
The Italian football team won the 2006 FIFA World Cup and is widely considered as the second best team in the whole of World Cup history, The Italian national team has won the World Cup four times (1934, 1938, 1982 and 2006), next only to Brazil who has won five championships. 토토사이트 Almost everywhere you can find someone with a football trying to mimic the moves of the pros. The sheer energy and enthusiasm of this sport attract anyone towards it.
Italy claims to have one of the best leagues in the world (although Spain’s La Liga and the English Premier League have overtaken it in the 21st century), with some of the world’s most famous clubs (Inter Milan and Juventus are household names) and biggest stars.
Italy also has a strong foothold in a number of sports such as rugby, athletics, tennis, fencing, as well as winter sports.