Serie A is the top league in club football in Italy. Serie A is governed by the Italian Football Association. Serie A is also called as Serie A TIM as, TIM is major sponsor of this league.
Like other top league Serie A has 20 clubs altogether since 2004-05. Before that Serie A has usually 16 or 18 clubs. Season runs every year from August to May, every team play 2 matches with each of the team in Serie A, one home and one away. Thus totaling 38 matches altogether by a team in the season.Serie A’s 20 clubs are contested and operates on the system of promotion and relegation with Serie B.
Serie A is famous for its defense and considered as defensive league and it is fact that Serie A is the lower scoring league in Europe. The winner of Serie A is awarded with Scudetto and the Copa Campioni d’Italia. Serie A is ranked fourth among the European top leagues, behind La Liga, Premier League and Bundesliga.