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The day in 1954 when 10,000 soccer fans in Italy saw cigar-shaped UFOs

The day in 1954 when 10,000 soccer fans in Italy saw cigar-shaped UFOs

It’s 27 October 1954. A reserve game between Fiorentina and nearby rivals Pistoiese is under way at the Stadio Artemio Franchi. A crowd of around 10,000 has gathered to watch. Among them is Gigi Boni (second left in the aboave picture) a lifelong Fiorentina fan who in later years would become the co-ordinator of the […]