Going to the Pope’s general audience, dressed like 16th century soldiers (Video)

This is a syndicated post from ZENIT - The World Seen From Rome. [Read the original article...]

They may look like Swiss Guards, but they are not. They’re actually part of the so called ‘Calcio Fiorentino’ or Florence Soccer. It’s a style that dates back to the 16th century and on special occasions, like this one, it comes back to life.  To view the video click here.

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