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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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Autographs, Drinks and Gifts, it’s Tesconi-Day in Pietrasanta

“Precision is the most important value in shooting. It seems like Luca is lacking it as he is not punctual.” It is a hot mid-August Saturday afternoon in Pietrasanta, an artistic town in Versilia, Northern Tuscany. The sun is shining … 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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