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American Football in Rome

Hosted by a member of the Rome Night on the Town Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 22 Apr 13:00

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Dear friends we are happy to invite you to another Great Event of American Footbal , "Ducks Lazio -Rhinos Milano First division.

The LIF, Lega Italiana Football Americano, was founded December 27, Protected content Bruno Beneck, Daniela Beneck, Gianfranco Calistri and Marcello Loprencipe. The new entity will initiate an incentive, in which Italian players will take part under guidance from American instructors.

On January Protected content , the Befana arrived from the USA, bringing a number of boxes containing all the material needed to equip the various teams! On the same afternoon, the players of the Gladiatori Roma put on a show at the Colosseum, performing in a series of game plans in front of the RAI television cameras, which would broadcast the first images ever of an Italian football team in the sports evening news

At this point, the LIF leaders identified a priority: the need for a permanently available and fully equipped facility to practice football in the best possible environment, to take advantage of all the image and performance aspects which are part of this sport. One of the league promotors had the idea of contacting an uncle, the mayor of a town in an interesting tourist area between Lake Bolsena and Orvieto, to suggest he hosted the future National Technical Centre. Giuseppe Calistri, the mayor of Castel Giorgio, was passionate about the operation and, before long, the first permanent facility for American football in Italy in Europe, outside of NATO bases, would be built.