Interesting Question of the Day – 21 January 2015

The city of Milan is known as Milano in Italian.

Why does football club AC Milan use the English spelling?

Why isn’t it AC Milano?

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4 comments on “Interesting Question of the Day – 21 January 2015
  1. Rachael Lizars says:

    Because it was founded by two Englishmen.

  2. TK says:

    Because the club was founded by English expats Herbert Kilpin and Alfred Edwards as the Milan Cricket and Football Club.

    • admin says:

      I don’t think they play cricket anymore, but that’s correct.

      Apparently the fascists forced them to change it in WWII but afterwards they changed it back to the original name.