Hundred Scarf Industry Co.,Ltd
You Are Here:Home > News > Content
Soccer - Ronaldo Raring To Go As Serie A Kicks Off Amid Optimism
Aug 16, 2018

MILAN (Reuters) - Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Juventus, coach Carlo Ancelotti’s homecoming and Parma’s return to the top flight a mere three years after going bankrupt have made the Serie A season one of the most eagerly-awaited in recent years.

Soccer Football - Pre Season Friendly - Juventus A v Juventus B - Villar Perosa Training Centre, Turin, Italy - August 12, 2018 Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo warms up before the match REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

After years of falling attendances and top players choosing to ply their trade elsewhere, there is a feeling that Serie A might be regaining some of its old allure.

Italy will even be back to four teams in the Champions League group stage this season — although that is thanks to a controversial re-formulation of the competition by UEFA rather than a significant improvement in performances by Serie A clubs.

Most of all, there is a hope that Serie A will continue where it left off last season, with Napoli moving ever closer to ending Juve’s recent domination which has led the Turin side to win seven successive titles.

Last season, Serie A was the only one of the five major European leagues to produce a genuine title contest, with

C1CBBD9E-A672-4DE2-8B79-883ACD0D2CC8.png

Soccer Football - Pre Season Friendly - Juventus A v Juventus B - Villar Perosa Training Centre, Turin, Italy - August 12, 2018 Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo warms up before the match REUTERS/Massimo Pinca