ACF Fiorentina Pep Rally Held on Arthur Ave

A special honor was given to Regina Migliucci-Delfino, Mario’s Restaurant owner, in recognition of the restaurant’s 100th year, presented by Rocco Commisso, Mediacom CEO.
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In Advance of their final USA International Champions Cup game, Italian Professional Football Club ACF Fiorentina traveled all the way from Florence to the Bronx’s Little Italy for a celebratory ‘Pep Rally’ on Sunday, July 21 at the Arthur Avenue Retail Market. The event was a homecoming for ACF Fiorentina’s new owner Rocco Commisso who grew up in the Bronx after emigrating from Calabria.

Rocco Commisso (back, l) with players Bartlomiej Dragkowski, goalkeeper and Nikola Milenkovic, defender.
Photo by Laura Stone

Rocco Commisso (l) proudly accepted a citation of merit on behalf of ACF Fiorentina from Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.
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ACF Fiorentina’s Pitero Terracciano (l) and Frederico Ceccherini (r) spoke to one another as Peter Madonia, Belmont Business Improvement District chairman addressed the crowd.
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