Thousands of years ago gladiators entertained crowds by killing each other in battles that took place in the collisseum. People roared and cheered for them, and the last man standing received rewards from the Emperor.
Even after centuries the same sporting event is still in existence. However, instead of swords and spears, today's gladiators use a soccer ball as their weapon.
These modern-day gladiators have assembled again for an ultimate showdown now known as Italian Serie A; and the reward is the Italian Cup.
Here are the Top 10 gladiators of Italian Serie A.