Having lost his father during World War I, he grew up in Milan with his mother Ersilia, whom he helped to sell fruit at the market. • The club was founded by a group of AC Milan fans following issues over the signing of foreign players – from here came the name ‘Internazionale’. • Inter and Italy legend Giuseppe Meazza, whose name Inter’s stadium bears, soccer clothes had humble origins of his own. With 48 continental trophies won, English clubs are the third-most successful in European football, behind Italy (49) and Spain (65). In the top-tier UEFA Champions League, a record six English clubs have won a total of 15 titles and lost a further 11 finals, behind Spanish clubs with 19 and 11, respectively.