Football is the prominent sport in Italy, but it wasn’t always so. There are many sports in Italy that are unique to the country and have their origins in its long and colourful history.
The Spanish have their bull fighters, the Japanese have the Sumo wrestlers, you don’t hear about them much anymore but at one time the pallonista was a national hero in Italy and professional players commanded the highest salaries of any professional athletes in the world and enjoyed the passionate support of their countrymen. […]
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