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Bari and football: history, museum and the San Nicola stadium

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An emotional guide to Bari!

The timeless passion of the people of Bari for football, Bari and the San Nicola stadium

Bari has a great and uncontrollable passion, that for football and for its favorite team, followed en masse inside and outside its home. A warm audience that reflects all the friendliness and truthfulness of the people of Bari, with a "Forza Bari" that cannot be missed at the end of a chat, and a stadium considered among the most beautiful in Europe.

Bari football stadium San Nicola

If football is your favorite sport, and you are passing through these parts, then you can't help but get involved in the passion that distinguishes the people of Bari for their favorite team.

SSC Bari is the city's team, heir to the old AS Bari, as well as to the entire long history of this team which dates back to 1908 when it was called Bari Football Club . A story that has fascinated entire generations and which still continues to attract the attention of the majority of football lovers in this city, as well as throughout the province of Bari and even beyond the borders of Puglia. Yes, because you can fall in love with Bari even if you come from far away.

Bari (or Bari as many call it) is a team that normally plays in the professional championship with an important presence between the Serie A and Serie B . Various talents have worn the Bari shirt or have been launched by the Bari team itself: Cassano, Zambrotta, Bonucci, Protti, Ventola, Platt, Boban, Joao Paulo, Di Gennaro , to name a few.

If you are interested, visit the Bari team website

San Nicola di Bari and the Bari fans

San Nicola Bari Football StadiumThe San Nicola Stadium , built for the 1990 World Cup in Italy , is a huge sports facility with a capacity of 58,270 seats . Renamed as Renzo Piano's "spaceship" , by virtue of its great scenic impact during the evening matches, the San Nicola stadium became after Italia90 the home of Bari fans who adore their stadium (not surprisingly counted among the stadiums largest in Italy and among the most beautiful in Europe) .

A passion that of the Bari fans which gives every match a crazy glance, thanks to a warm and lively fan base capable of constantly supporting their team with scarves, chants, flags and "Champions League" , so as not to talk about the average seasonal spectators which often makes even the most famous teams in the Italian championship envious. Speaking of the Champions League, this stadium also hosted the 1991 European Cup final Red Star and Olympique Marseille . In short, if you have never been to San Nicola di Bari , go and buy a ticket for the next race immediately!

The Bari Museum

The Bari football museumIf you are passionate about this article about Bari , then you might also be interested in discovering the team's football shirt museum .

The Bari Museum , in fact, was born from the passion and friendship of 3 friends who share a strong interest in their favorite team. The aim of the Museum is to make available to the city, to the fans and to all the athletes, shirts and memorabilia that have made the history of this football team, with clubs scattered from north to south of Italy and also abroad .
For more information on the Bari Museum it is advisable to visit the Facebook page:

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