New book chronicles century of Juventus’s Agnelli ownership

14 December 2020

Photo: PA Images The president of Juventus FC Andrea Agnelli (white shirt) during the Serie A Preseason Tour of Juventus in August 2018.

Author: “My intention here wasn’t to write a thesis on modern football, but rather to try to contextualize Juve as an institution.”

Juventus is the family’s “DNA and plaything” says author.

Old Lady’s dominance “a consequence of unlimited wealth, and of the ability to outspend, year after year after year, the ‘competition’.”

James Corbett, Senior Correspondent

The author of a major new history of Juventus says that in a football world dominated by foreign ownership, he believes the Old Lady of Italian football will remain in the hands of the Agnelli family for years to come.

In June 2023 the Agnellis celebrate a century since the family’s patriarch – and current president’s grandfather – Eduardo Agnelli first became Juventus president.

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