Anonymous asked in SportsFootball (Soccer)Italian Football (Soccer) · 1 decade ago

Why is Juventus FC called, The Old Lady?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    During its history, the club has acquired a number of nicknames, la Vecchia Signora (the Old Lady) being the best example. The "old" part of the nickname is a pun on Juventus which means "youth" in Latin. It was derived from the age of the Juventus' star players towards the middle of 1930s. The "lady" part of the nickname is what fans of the club referred to it as affectionately prior to the 1930s. The club is also nicknamed la Fidanzata d'Italia (the Girlfriend of Italy), because over the years they have received a high level of support from Southern Italian immigrant workers (particularly from Naples and Palermo), who arrived in Turin to work for Fiat since the 1930s. Other nicknames include; i bianconeri (the black-and-whites) and le zebre (the zebras) in reference to Juventus' colors.

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    4 years ago

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  • newham
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    Juventus Nickname

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I think they called it the old lady for two reasons they are:

    1.because a club like juventus as all of us nows that its a hestorecal club(an old club).

    2.because in the colours of the team there is wihte and this colour seems like the colour head of the old ladies.

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  • 4 years ago

    LOL. You're supposed to watch the Barcelona-Bayern Munich tie.

  • "old" because some football players of juventus were 32-33 years old and so they were so old for football

    lady for the origin of the company....

    others nick name are fidanzata d'italia,zebre,bianconeri and gobbi...

  • 1 decade ago

    juve is the old slut.

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