New book chronicles century of Juventus’s Agnelli ownership
14 December 2020
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’.”
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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