Italian side A.S. Roma have confirmed that 39-year-old attacker Francesco Totti has signed a one year extension, keeping him at the Giallorossi until the end of the 2016/17 Serie A campaign.
The 39 year old Roma legend gave another special performance to give his side a much needed win against Torino.
For 23 years, Francesco Totti has been a mainstay of the Roman team and on the anniversary of his 23rd year at the club, Roma has created a tribute video for their biggest living legend.
The 39 year old forward has had a stellar professional career, winning the World Cup in 2006 being one of the high points. However, the great player recently revealed that one of the biggest regrets in his career was not joining Spanish giants Real Madrid when they came calling.
In a day and age where player's loyalties can be dictated by huge transfer fees, Francesco Totti has come to become the epitome of a true club legend at AS Roma, However, after 22 years at the Serie A club, Totti has been frustrated by a lack of playing opportunities and is contemplating a move away from his boyhood club.
Francesco Totti has been one of the most loyal servants of AS Roma over a career spanning more than two decades, but his wife now feels that the Italian legend is finally ready to hang up his boots from professional football.
Roma will be without Edin Dzeko, Francesco Totti and Seydou Keita when the Italians face BATE Borisov in the Champions League on Tuesday after the trio were ruled out through injury on Sunday.
Frenchman Paul Pogba created one goal and scored another as Juventus finally claimed their first Serie A win of the season, while Francesco Totti hit his 300th goal for Roma in a 2-2 draw with Sassuolo. After their worst start to the season in several decades, Juventus travelled to Genoa hoping to build on an impressive 2-1 Champions League victory over Manchester City in midweek. Pogba helped break the deadlock in the 37th minute when he got on the end of Roberto Pereyra’s cross at the back post to fire a volley off the bar and into the net after the ball bounced off goalkeeper Eugenio Lamanna for an own-goal. Juventus were given a boost when Armando Izzo saw red on the stroke of half-time after being cautioned for a second time when he pulled Juan Cuadrado to the ground. But it took a penalty decision to see Juventus ease towards safety, Pogba stepping up to beat Lamanna on the […]
Roma will treat Serie A new boys Frosinone like they were Turin giants Juventus when the sides meet in what some fans have labelled a new local derby on Saturday.
AS Roma captain Francesco Totti claimed it is useless to advice Mario Balotelli while admiring the qualities of Stevan Jovetic. In an interview with Gazzetta Dello Sport, Roma legend Francesco Totti reflected on a number of issues related to his career, current Serie A campaign while he also commented on Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli and also had words of praise for his potential heir Stevan Jovetic of Manchester City. “Regarding Balotelli, every coach has his own ideas and judges what happens on and off the pitch. Advice? No, it’s pointless. Everybody gave him some advice, but he doesn’t listen to anybody,” said Totti. Nearing the end of a glorious career Totti feels he is ready to continue for some more years but sets his sight on training the primavera squads. “I was talking about it with a friend of mine the other day, and I said: ‘Everybody is doing that, I will end up doing that too.’ Maybe I’ll start […]