Founded in 1927, AS Roma, or Associazione Sportiva Roma, is a renowned Italian football club with a storied history. Initially established through a merger of three Roman clubs, the team enjoyed modest success in its early years. However, AS Roma's post-World War II era witnessead improved fortunes, including their first Serie A title in the 1941-42 season. The 1980s marked a golden period, with a Serie A win in 1983 and a memorable appearance in the European Cup final in 1984. Though they haven't consistently dominated Italian football, the club has a passionate fanbase, particularly in the intense Derby della Capitale against Lazio, and calls the historic Stadio Olimpico its home. Ownership changes have played a role in their journey, but AS Roma remains a prominent and respected club in Italian football.