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Gonfaloni of Florentine Historic Soccer

Gonfaloni are banners used in the Middle Ages and Renaissance: this series includes the symbols shown on the gonfaloni of the four quarters of the Old Florence whose teams take part to the Historic Soccer Game.
Origins of this game go back to 15th Century, and despite its name one could call it a mix of football, rugby — and ... all out brawl. Historic Soccer games are introduced by an imposing parade with Renaissance costumes and weapons.

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