Liga I is the top division of Romanian domestic football league. It is part of the Romanian Professional Footbal League (LPF) and was previously known as Divizia A.
Initially in Romania the “A Divisional College” was founded on October 5,1970 and continued until 1990. On October 10, 1992 the organization was rechristened as Professional Football A Division League. On January 22, 1993 the name of the organization was altered to Professional Football League of Romania. On October 13, 1993 B Division clubs were incorporated into the system.
There are 18 clubs in Liga I. The bottom four teams at the end of each season are relegated to the second division. The champions and runners-up of Divizia A are eligible to compete in the UEFA Champions League. The third-placed team is eligible to compete in the UEFA Cup.
The most successful teams of Romania have been Steaua Bucureşti and Dinamo Bucureşti. The reigning champions of Romania are CFR Cluj.