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ACF Fiorentina commonlt referred to as simply FIORENTINA is a professional Italian football club from FLORENCE, Tuscany. Founded by a merger in 1926 (refounded in 2002 following bankruptcy), FIORENTINA have played at the top level of Italian football for the majority of their existence.
FIORENTINA have won Italian championships in 1955 – 56 and again in 1968 – 69, as well as winning six Coppa Italia trophies and one Italia Super Cup. Furthermore FIORENTINA won the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup in 1960-61 and lost the final one year later.
They finished runners – up in the 1956 – 57 European Cup losing against Real Madrid and also come close to win the UEFA cup finishing as runners – up in the 1989 – 90 season.
Since 1931 the club have played at the Stadio Artemio FRANCHI which currently has a capacity of 47,282. The stadium has used several names over the years and has undergone several renovations. FIORENTINA is known widely by the nickname Viola a reference to their purple colours.