The Fiver | Flinging toys out of prams with giddy abandon

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One of the best things about being a tycoon who has made a fortune from manufacturing action figures and such like is, The Fiver imagines, that you can fling toys out of prams with giddy abandon. Few people take advantage of that perk as vigorously as Enrico Preziosi, owner of Genoa and founder of the Giochi Preziosi toy-making behemoth. Whenever the 70-year-old is angry or has wind, he expresses his discomfort by throwing out one of his favourite playthings – a life-size football manager usually named Davide Ballardini, who has spent much of his career being hurled to and fro by Preziosi.

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