daily life: The most popular sport in italy is soccer. Italy's soccer team has won 4 world cups and has the second most in the world(brazil has 5). Italians usually gather in homes or bars to watch soccer.Bicycling, horse racing, skiing, tennis, boxing, fencing, swimming, and track-and-field are also popular. bocce ball is a sport from italy. the object of the games is to throw a ball the closets to a smaller white ball and if your team's ball is closer than the other team's ball you win.