Langhe and Monferrato, where Pallapugno game is popular as soccer.
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Pallapugno, once named "pallone elastico", is a traditional game still played in Piedmont and Liguria with a bandaged fist. Rubber ball has diameter of 10,5 centimetres and weighs 190 grams. Every team has 4 players and the team which wins 11 games is final winner of the match. Professional players dispute their matches in sferisterio 90 metres long and 18 metres large with lateral wall. Professional Italian pallapugno league is top level of competitions.