The world of sports has evolved continuously throughout history. Today the following of certain sporting events is massive in terms of scope and almost cult-like in terms of dedication. Both of these elements have made sporting events a highly lucrative business for a lot of industries. The
A.S. Roma was founded in 1927. They usually play in a gold and red-purple shirt, representing the colours of the city of Rome (traditionally associated with the old Roman Empire). The club’s crest often features a wolf, symbolizing the she-wolf who nurtured infant brothers Romulus and Remus.
A.C. Milan was founded in 1899. Also known as “I Rossoneri”, Milan play their home games in their red and black striped shirts at San Siro. They share the 80,018-capacity stadium with rivals Inter Milan. The derby is called “Derby della Madonnina” in reference to the statue
Futbol Club Barcelona was founded in 1899. Being the symbol of Catalan culture, “Barca” play their home games at Camp Nou in the heart of the capital of Catalonia. For many years, the club played without shirt sponsors, only wearing their traditional red and blue colors. In
Real Madrid Club de Fútbol was founded in 1902 as Madrid Football Club. The Spanish king Alfonso XIII added royalty to the club by granting them the title of Real in 1920. A golden crown was also added to the club’s emblem. Nicknamed “Los Blancos”, Real Madrid
West Ham United Football Club was founded in 1895 as Thames Ironworks. After changing its name to its current form in 1900, West Ham United began playing in claret and blue shirts. The team colors match the many bubbles flying around the stadium before kick off, encouraging
Manchester City Football Club was founded in 1880 as “St. Mark’s West Gorton”, as it was borne out of the church by the same name. Currently wearing sky blue shirts and white shorts, the team enjoyed a good spell of success between the 1960s and 1970s. After
Manchester United Football Club was founded in 1878 as Newton Heath LYR Football Club. After struggling with financial problems, the club changed its name to its current form in 1902. The shirt color was also changed from gold and green to plain red. Since 1910, Manchester United