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Buy Tickets for Riva Luigi ’69 ’70 - Cagliari ai dì dello scudetto

  • Sun Jun 09, 2024
  • 1:00pm
  • In-Person Ticket
  • Leonard Nimoy Thalia, 250 95th Street
  • $12 - $15

Visiting Presenter / Theater

Riva Luigi ’69 ’70 - Cagliari ai dì dello scudetto


“Game of football is a “system of signs”; it is a language, although a non-verbal one. Syntax is expressed in the “match”, that is an actual dramatic speech. The game of football can be a fundamentally prosaic language, or an extremely poetic one.... Riva plays like a poet.”- Pierpaolo Pasolini

In 1970, when Cagliari won the Championship, I was 8. I do not remember that much about the 'scudetto', but I do remember how the city was in those days. How we dressed, how we clung to the tram not to pay, Panini sticker album and all the “matches” played with the cards on the stairs of the primary school. I do remember the medal collection, with Cagliari players carved on fake golden coins. And I somewhat remember a shy guy, sometimes smiley, who always looked in the opposite direction when someone interviewed him. A guy who pointed his fists on the ground and ran all over the field whenever he scored a goal… Alessandro Lay.

The show is in Italian.


Leonard Nimoy Thalia

Expected Run Time is 90 minutes

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