Florence -a popular festival for most popular sport in world. It is "football Festival" and for a week Florence is again capital. Of this sport, though. Characters, players, presidents, coaches, field men and television, business and information. "The Festival of football starts from Florence, Cradle of Renaissance and land of creative genius of Leonardo and of sport played by great fanciers like Antognoni and Baggio" recites manifesto with which, until 9 October, will stage event conceived and Realized by AC imaginary and by association Zic, with patronage and support of city of Florence and Confcommercio Florence. The squares of centre of Florence, cafés, bars, as a meeting point and a relationship around me of exhibition. The "Renaissance of football". renaissance of football -beyond commentary of sports News, to tell sport not only as a competitive and social phenomenon, but above all as emotion, spectacle, collective imaginary. Football as an epic tale, refore, that develops through individual stories of champions and people. "Coming to Florence and passing time-says Alessandro Riccii Ricci, organizer of event-we thought that love for football of this city is different from ors. Talking about football here means linking to Renaissance and we can compare great violas like Batistuta, Rui Costa and Baggio to greats of art. We'll talk about it in a fluid, open and informal form: first meeting will be with Antognoni, which represents history of football beyond that of Fiorentina ". guests of FESTIVAL -a rich and accessible program on website festivaldelcalcio.it (also activates Facebook page always updated with photos and videos), while Sky Sport is presenting sponsor of event. The entrance to various meetings is free. Tonight, Thursday, October 5, guests writer Stefano Benn and Oscar prize Nicola Piovani, toger with Roberto Pruzzo, and journalists of Repubblica Fabrizio Bocca and Benedetto Ferrara. But not only: Gabriele Romagnoli, Mario, Riccardo Cucchi, Marco Tardelli. Friday, October 6 a coffee with Mario and duo of Sky Sport Gianluca di Marzio and Diletta Lal. And n, until 9 October: Gianni Rivera, Dario Hubner, Stefano Callegari, Xerxes Cosmi, Piero Chiambretti, Eusebio Di Francesco, Aurelio De Laurentiis and many guests still for a festival open to all. For most popular sport of all.