Tag Archives: Azzurri

The Zidane-Materazzi Incident Becomes a Bronze Statue

Football fans have always gazed at monuments dedicated to strikers as well as to goalkeepers, mainly outside the stadium of the team that mostly marked their career. Probably, they have never seen a statue representing a foul or a goal … Continue reading

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Serie A, the (Once) Greatest Football League in the World

Once upon a time there was a football championship regarded as the most popular and glamorous in the world. Once upon a time there was a domestic league which featured the likes of Falcão, Diego Armando Maradona, Michel Platini and … Continue reading

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Viareggio Bs, the Athletic Bilbao of beach soccer

Take a group of friends and let them share the joy of playing football on a sandy beach in their hometown in Italy. They form a team participating in the beach soccer national league, backed by the non-professional department of … Continue reading

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Uncle Sem and His Nephews – Part II

[Part I] Athletics and Versilia formed another significant binomial name in Mexico City in 1968, in the Games marked by the famous Black Panthers salute by sprinters John Carlos and Tommie Smith. Italy qualified for the final in the 4 … Continue reading

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