From 1930 till 1939 Giulio Moriani was a talented footballplayer. As a player of Empoli FC he even makes it to the Italian Serie B. The war suddenly ended his carreer.
After the war Giulio Moriani picks up his life an starts as a cobbler specialized in the production of football boots. His craftsmanship is known all over Italy.
From 1956 Real Madrid wins the European Cup five times in a row. The success can be mainly credited to the golden forwards Ferenc Puskas, Alfredo di Stefano, Raymond Kopa, Paco Gento and Jose Hector Rial.
In 1960 Moriani renames his brand to Ryal. The change of name is a tribute to his favourite player Jose Hector Rial. Remarkebly his name is spelled with an 'i' instead of an 'y'.
In the 80's Ryal supplies several wellknown players with football boots. In the season 1983-1984 Ryal is the kit supplier of Sportul Studentesc. The Romanian club, with a Young Georghe Hagi in its team, took part in the UEFA-Cup tournament that season.
In 1993 the young Jon Dahl Tomasson also wore Ryal football boots. Tomasson then playing for the Danish club Koge BK grew out to be a worldclass striker at clubs like Feyenoord, AC Milan, Newcastle United and VFB Stuttgart.
Also in Italy Ryal expanded. In his period at AC Milan the Italian enfant terrible Paolo di Canio wore the handmade football boots. When playing in the british leagues Di Canio hit the headlines more than once and not only for his outstanding football skills...
Keeper Marco Amelia played in 2009/2010 football season on Ryal football boots for Genoa CFC. Amelia was Olympian in 2004 and became as reserve goalkeeper world champion with Italy in 2006.
Former Dutch international Andy van der Meyde makes his comeback in Dutch football. Van der Meyde, once playing for Ajax, FC Twente, Internazionale, Everton and PSV made his comeback on Ryal's!
Dirk Danen and Jayjay Boske playing for Rugby Club Hilversum representing Ryal in the final of the Dutch Ereklasse Rugby against Haagsche RC.
Zebre Rugby prop Andrea de Marchi represents Ryal in Pro12 Rugby. A top competition involving twelve professional sides from Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales.
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