5 Reasons to Believe Serie A Is Still Stronger Than the Bundesliga

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5 Reasons to Believe Serie A Is Still Stronger Than the Bundesliga
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Serie A is not quite what it was. After all, just over a decade ago, calcio ruled world football with the best league around.

Over a decade between 1988-98, Italian teams dominated the Champions League, including four winners and nine finalists in that time.

The Bundesliga has received much praise lately and rightly so, it is a quality league on the rise, but we should not get carried away.

It will take much more than impressive financial figures to move past Italy as arguably Europe's third best league, as the English Premier League and Spain's Primera Liga are widely known as Europe's top two divisions.

Even though the Bundesliga is Europe's third country to receive four Champions League places, snatching Italy's final place last season, I still hold Italy as a superior league. Here is why.

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