Juventus U23 is the youth team of Italian football giant Juventus. The club was founded in 1949 and made its first-team debut in 1954. The team competes in the Serie A, the top Italian football division. Juventus U23 is one of the most successful youth teams in Italian football, having won the Coppa Italia six times and the UEFA Youth League twice. The team has also won the European Under-19 Championship twice, as well as the Under-20 World Cup. Internationally, the team has won the prestigious Gold Gloves Award, given to the best team in international youth football.