Players clash during the final match of the Fiorentino calcio storico, the traditional 16th Century Renaissance game, at Santa Croce square in Florence in 2017. Photo: Xinhua Players clash during the final match of the Fiorentino calcio storico, the traditional 16th Century Renaissance game, at Santa Croce square in Florence in 2017. Photo: Xinhua
Players clash during the final match of the Fiorentino calcio storico, the traditional 16th Century Renaissance game, at Santa Croce square in Florence in 2017. Photo: Xinhua

Swamps, calcio storico and robots – weird and wacky football from around the world

  • Historical varieties such as Florence’s calcio storico meet the RoboCup and three-sided versions of the beautiful game
  • From flaming footballs in Indonesia to the swamps of Finland, there’s a game for everyone – even elephants

Topic |   Fifa
Players clash during the final match of the Fiorentino calcio storico, the traditional 16th Century Renaissance game, at Santa Croce square in Florence in 2017. Photo: Xinhua Players clash during the final match of the Fiorentino calcio storico, the traditional 16th Century Renaissance game, at Santa Croce square in Florence in 2017. Photo: Xinhua
Players clash during the final match of the Fiorentino calcio storico, the traditional 16th Century Renaissance game, at Santa Croce square in Florence in 2017. Photo: Xinhua
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