Italy, Florence - Santo Spirito Square | 2016. 

Italy, Florence - Santo Spirito Square | 2016. 


During the “flag blessing” in Santo Spirito church, few days before the match, the white team meet to celebrate the beginning of the competition. Here one of the player sit on a chair in front of the church.

Italy, Florence - Santo Spirito Square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santo Spirito Square | 2016

Supporters and tourists stand with astonishment for the white team celebrative procession in Santo Spirito square.

Italy, Florence - Rondinella field | 2016
Italy, Florence - Rondinella field | 2016

During the latest training before the real match, families and player of the white team gather at Rondinelle’s field, their training center.

Italy, Florence - Santo Spirito square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santo Spirito square | 2016

Families of the “ calcianti” attend to the important flag celebration in Santo Spirito square. Some of them are bored while their husband get drunk with the team.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

Green versus white in the first match of the inaugural competition.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

Smoke bombs cover the green’s team tribune. In the foreground the tent hosting the green’s historic flag.

Italy, Florence - Rondinella field | 2016
Italy, Florence - Rondinella field | 2016

At the end of the last training before the beginning of the competition, sons’s player enter the field to emulate the fathers in the field, they want to become “calcianti”.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

At the end of the first match players are beated up, covered in blood, supporters cheer up their idol inside the field.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2015.
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2015.

The blue team get ready for the inaugural match of the year. One of the players need a medicine to calm down his anxiety.

Italy, Florence | 2016
Italy, Florence | 2016

Finishing touch before the real match. Players try fight strategies and formations. 

Italy, Florence | 2016
Italy, Florence | 2016

Journey to Santa Croce square for the match., for the inaugural day players of all teams parade to the field. Player like him are extremely motivated and concentrated.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

White Supporters cheer up for the entrance of their team. Here young promises of the white team.

Italy, Florence | 2016
Italy, Florence | 2016

The elders of the team try to motivate the team before the start.

Italy, Florence | 2016
Italy, Florence | 2016

The celebrative procession that leads fan and tem to Santa Croce square from Santa Maria Novella square, see people of any kind following the team, kids, young players, families and supporters.

Italy, Florence - Rondinella field | 2016
Italy, Florence - Rondinella field | 2016

One of the oldest players at the gathering of the team at the Rondinelle’s field take care of the barbecue. Here wears sausages as necklace.

Italy, Florence | 2016
Italy, Florence | 2016

The celebrative procession that leads fan and tem to Santa Croce square from Santa Maria Novella square, see people of any kind following the team, kids, young players, families and supporters.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016


The end of the match is a relief for players, here two “fighters” of the white team hitting each other to celebrate the win.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

Moments during the match between the green and white team.

Italy, Florence - Blue team’s field | 2015
Italy, Florence - Blue team’s field | 2015

Some of the elder players play card while the younger train before the competition. These players made the history of Florentine soccer back in the days.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

Supporters of the white team during the match.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

The match leaves sign of the brutal game. Players are covered in blood.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

The faces at the end of the match are mix between the gladiator that is incredulous he’s still alive and a players that cheers for the victory.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

The match leaves sign of the brutal game. Players are covered in blood and some of them look from a different era like this one from the green team.

Italy, Florence - Santo Spirito Square | 2016. 

Italy, Florence - Santo Spirito Square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Rondinella field | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santo Spirito square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Rondinella field | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2015.
Italy, Florence | 2016
Italy, Florence | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016
Italy, Florence | 2016
Italy, Florence | 2016
Italy, Florence - Rondinella field | 2016
Italy, Florence | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Blue team’s field | 2015
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016
Italy, Florence - Santo Spirito Square | 2016. 


During the “flag blessing” in Santo Spirito church, few days before the match, the white team meet to celebrate the beginning of the competition. Here one of the player sit on a chair in front of the church.

Italy, Florence - Santo Spirito Square | 2016

Supporters and tourists stand with astonishment for the white team celebrative procession in Santo Spirito square.

Italy, Florence - Rondinella field | 2016

During the latest training before the real match, families and player of the white team gather at Rondinelle’s field, their training center.

Italy, Florence - Santo Spirito square | 2016

Families of the “ calcianti” attend to the important flag celebration in Santo Spirito square. Some of them are bored while their husband get drunk with the team.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

Green versus white in the first match of the inaugural competition.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

Smoke bombs cover the green’s team tribune. In the foreground the tent hosting the green’s historic flag.

Italy, Florence - Rondinella field | 2016

At the end of the last training before the beginning of the competition, sons’s player enter the field to emulate the fathers in the field, they want to become “calcianti”.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

At the end of the first match players are beated up, covered in blood, supporters cheer up their idol inside the field.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2015.

The blue team get ready for the inaugural match of the year. One of the players need a medicine to calm down his anxiety.

Italy, Florence | 2016

Finishing touch before the real match. Players try fight strategies and formations. 

Italy, Florence | 2016

Journey to Santa Croce square for the match., for the inaugural day players of all teams parade to the field. Player like him are extremely motivated and concentrated.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

White Supporters cheer up for the entrance of their team. Here young promises of the white team.

Italy, Florence | 2016

The elders of the team try to motivate the team before the start.

Italy, Florence | 2016

The celebrative procession that leads fan and tem to Santa Croce square from Santa Maria Novella square, see people of any kind following the team, kids, young players, families and supporters.

Italy, Florence - Rondinella field | 2016

One of the oldest players at the gathering of the team at the Rondinelle’s field take care of the barbecue. Here wears sausages as necklace.

Italy, Florence | 2016

The celebrative procession that leads fan and tem to Santa Croce square from Santa Maria Novella square, see people of any kind following the team, kids, young players, families and supporters.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016


The end of the match is a relief for players, here two “fighters” of the white team hitting each other to celebrate the win.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

Moments during the match between the green and white team.

Italy, Florence - Blue team’s field | 2015

Some of the elder players play card while the younger train before the competition. These players made the history of Florentine soccer back in the days.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

Supporters of the white team during the match.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

The match leaves sign of the brutal game. Players are covered in blood.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

The faces at the end of the match are mix between the gladiator that is incredulous he’s still alive and a players that cheers for the victory.

Italy, Florence - Santa Croce Square | 2016

The match leaves sign of the brutal game. Players are covered in blood and some of them look from a different era like this one from the green team.

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