They've given us opera, carbonara and Roman roads - not to mention Andrea Pirlo and his beautiful silky hair.
Italian football is synonymous with style, passion and defensive sensibility, and ever since Italian football created the Serie A in 1929, there have been 13 winners across 88 seasons.
Of course, we all associate Italian football with the '90s - Baggio missing that penalty, the joy of seeing international stars on British TV for the first time - but the Italian league is having a renaissance of sorts, right now.
The spirit of Football Italia is alive and well in the 2020s, everyone.
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