ROME’S FOOTBALL POLITICS. In Treatment [T]

07/06/2011
ROME’S FOOTBALL POLITICS. In Treatment [T]
[ROME] Italy >#5
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"Italy is twenty five percent tragic, seventy five percent comic." Alberto Sordi.

Foro Mussolini.

For anyone who doesn’t know, and it’s not something you should know, but a football fan will know, Rome has two football teams: la Associazione Sportiva Roma and la Società Sportiva Lazio, better known as la Roma and la Lazio. Eternal rivals that share the same stadium: the Olímpico de Roma, a monument with a long history, located inside the fascist “Foro Mussolini”, which has been renamed the “Foro Itálico”.

Foro Italico. Obelisk in honor of Mussolini. Photo by Fernando Rial.

Although both teams are from the capital, they haven’t won a lot of league titles, la Roma three...read more

Rial Ponce

Fernando Rial Ponce, Architect. Born in Santa Cruz de Tenerife in 1977. Graduated in Architecture by the ESARQ (Escola Superior d’Arquitectura of the International University of Catalonia), Barcelona, in 2002. He has a Master degree in Advanced Design and Digital Architecture (ADDA) by the ELISAVA School of Design and he's currently developing his PhD research in the digital architectural process field.

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