Sylvester Stallone Vaticano: Papa Francesco to Rocky – “Grew Up With Your Films”


Sly and Pope Francis Meet

If anyone ever had any doubt that there could be someone in the world who did not know Rocky Balboa, this doubt was dispelled today. Sylvester Stallone went to the Vatican and Pope Francis had no trouble recognizing him. “We grew up with your movies,” said the pontiff. Sly replied, “Ready to box?” And Bergoglio pretended to do it.

Sly’s Family Presentation

Sylvester Stallone arrived at the Vatican with his family, his brother Frank, his wife Jennifer Flavin and his three daughters Sophia, Sistine and Scarlet, whom he presented to Pope Francis. In front of the three girls, Bergoglio made a joke: “Three, like the three Marys.” He gave them and his wife three rosaries.

The Stallone Family’s Triumphant Trip

This content can also be viewed on the site it originates from. The Stallone family’s trip to Italy is triumphant. First he received honorary citizenship in Gioia del Colle, in the province of Bari, the birthplace of his family. With lots of cheering and waving from the window. Now, in Rome, the audience at the Vatican and in the pictures looks more than satisfied. He thanked the pope for finding time for them in his day and Bergoglio replied that he was honored. The most famous movie boxer has also arrived at the Vatican.


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