Artificial grass has been put in Piazza Siena, the historic sports field in Villa Borghese. This change, which is a cost-saving measure for the city, has provoked considerable consternation from various quarters.

Judging from the survey and various articles in the newspaper La Repubblica on 19 and 20 February it has many detractors.

Corrado Augius, a well-known writer and journalist, is the author of one of the articles opposing Piazza Siena