Francesco Gabrielli (teacher)

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Francesco Gabrielli
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Born (1857-08-01)August 1, 1857
Bologna, Italy
Died March 19, 1899(1899-03-19) (aged 41)
Rovigo, Italy

Francesco Gabrielli is a school teacher who wrote the first rules for Football in Italy and came up with many of the football terms used in Italian football. Many of these things were inspired through his practice of gymnastics.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ "Francesco Gabrielli: le origini del calcio in Italia". Quotidianonet. 2 March 2009. Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Il calcio dei ginnasti e i primi regolamenti - Storie di Calcio". 20 December 2015. Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  3. ^ "IL CALCIO DEI GINNASTI E I PRIMI REGOLAMENTI : di Marco Impiglia, SISS" (PDF). Retrieved 10 October 2018.