Football Meets 'Game of Thrones' in This Ancient Italian Sport

B/R Video@@bleacherreportB/R VideoSeptember 29, 2017

Before there was football and boxing, there was an Italian sport that only the fiercest competitors would play. Calcio Storico Fiorentino is an early form of football that is played in a coliseum-like setting.

This Renaissance pastime dates back to 16th century. Watch above to see how this organized team melee is making a return.

       

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