• Totti considering delaying retirement

    Totti considering delaying retirement

    The 40-year-old’s contract expires at the end of the current campaign, but he has suggested he could continue playing, insisting he is in good physical and mental shape.

    Roma icon Francesco Totti has hinted he may prolong his playing career beyond this season.

    Totti has spent most of his life with the club, having joined the youth system in 1989 and has been in the first-team since 1992. The attacker has gone on to become a legend for club and country, winning […]

  • Gerrard was the complete player, but Totti is a god – Riise

    Gerrard was the complete player, but Totti is a god – Riise

    Former Liverpool and Roma full-back John Arne Riise has hailed Steven Gerrard and Francesco Totti as the two best players he ever played with.

    Ex-Norway international Riise spent seven successful years at Anfield before joining Roma in 2008, going on to make 133 appearances for the Serie A side.

    During the height of his career, Riise played alongside two of the most renowned one-club players in Europe in Gerrard and Totti, and has named the pair the best he has ever played […]

  • Messi, Bolt pay tribute to Roma ‘legend’ Totti at 40

    Messi, Bolt pay tribute to Roma ‘legend’ Totti at 40

    Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt joined a long list of global sports stars in offering birthday tributes to Roma legend Francesco Totti.

    Totti, who made his Roma debut in March 1993 and hit his 250th goal for the club on Sunday, celebrates his 40th birthday on Tuesday.

    Amid worldwide praise, Barcelona and Argentina star Messi said in a special video: “Hi Francesco, I just wanted to wish you a very happy birthday.

    “I hope you have a wonderful day. I’ve […]

  • Francesco Totti’s stoppage-time penalty lifts Roma over Sampdoria

    Francesco Totti’s stoppage-time penalty lifts Roma over Sampdoria

    Francesco Totti’s stoppage-time penalty clinched Roma a 3-2 victory against Sampdoria after torrential rain had delayed the start of the second half at the Olympic Stadium by an hour.

    Veteran striker Totti, a half-time substitute for Diego Perotti, converted his spot-kick into the bottom corner in the third minute of time added on after Milan Skriniar’s foul on Edin Dzeko to snatch Roma’s second Serie A win of the season.

    Former Manchester City striker Dzeko had fired home in the 61st minute […]

  • Footballers today follow money and not their hearts – Roma’s Totti

    Footballers today follow money and not their hearts – Roma’s Totti

    Roma’s evergreen captain Francesco Totti has slammed the big-money moves of players in the Serie A and claims the new breed of footballers are all about money instead of passion.

    The World Cup winner with Italy is entering his 25th year as a Roma player, having signed a one-year contract extension in June to play on for his hometown club where he has amassed a staggering 758 games with 304 goals scored.

    While Totti, 40, agreed to prolong his career which will […]