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      Three Days of War

      Historical Florentine Football is an extremely violent sport that originated with the birth of Florence itself. Father to both soccer and rugby, it is played by calcianti: men, mostly from Florence, who play for honor, glory, and passion. Nobody gets a penny. There are four teams that participate: the Greens of San Giovanni, the Reds of Santa Maria Novella, the Whites of Santo Spirito, and the ...

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      Historical Florentine Football is an extremely violent sport that originated with the birth of Florence itself. Father to both soccer and rugby, it is played by calcianti: men, mostly from Florence, who play for honor, glory, and passion. Nobody gets a penny. There are four teams that participate: the Greens of San Giovanni, the Reds of Santa Maria Novella, the Whites of Santo Spirito, and the Blues of Santa Croce.

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