As an interesting anecdote, Franco Grignani was an avid boxing enthusiast, much to the dismay of his wife, who preferred watching figure skating on ice rather than the matches on TV.

These advertisements from 1954 and 1962 vividly reflect his passion for the sport:

In the photograph, you can spot the iconic yellow and black boxing gloves (a cherished gift from my grandfather during my primary school days), which were from the renowned Leone brand.


[featured pic from Bellezza d’Italia]
[*] courtesy of Daniela Grignani

Last Updated on 10/12/2023 by Emiliano