As Roma fans, we’re secure in the knowledge that Francesco Totti is one of the all-time greats. From the subtle switches of play, to the thundering free kicks, to the insane volleys, to his ability to pick out a pass no other mortal could have attempted, much less seen, Totti’s legacy is safe in the eyes of those who adored him, but what about his detractors, the ones who seek some sort of sick vindication by picking apart the minutiae of his career, what is the sharpest arrow in their quiver of hatred? Simple, his lack of trophies. Never mind the fact that, apart from a Champions League title, Totti has done and achieved virtually everything one man can in this sport. Check this list of accomplishments,
Frequent Chelsea transfer rumor foils AS Roma are back for another summer of fun as they look to reinforce and upgrade their team to properly challenge Juventus next season. Juve had just won their sixth consecutive Serie A title over the weekend (first three with Conte; last three with Allegri), triggering their buy clause on Juan Cuadrado and triggering a renewed desire in the likes of Roma to dethrone them. Unfortunately for the Giallorossi, their task could be complicated by the summer departures of center backs Antonio Rüdiger and/or Kostas Manolas (both of whom have been linked with Chelsea before, so brace yourselves!). But according to Corriere dello Sport, business may actually conducted
Diego Maradona has paid homage to another iconic World Cup winner, branding Roma stalwart Francesco Totti the best player he has ever seen. It may be that this is his last campaign at the top level, with no official announcement made on his future as yet, but that has not stopped Argentine legend Maradona acknowledging his achievements. Totti will not be offered another playing contract at Roma, but he does have a six-year deal waiting for him in a directorial post.