Francesco Totti

Francesco Totti confirms retirement; appointed director of AS Roma

Francesco Totti confirms retirement; appointed director of AS Roma

The 40-year-old former Italy forward played his last game for Roma as a second-half substitute against Genoa at the end of the season in May but had left the door open to playing elsewhere.

Jul 18, 2017, 08:35 AM IST
Tears flow as Francesco Totti bids farewell to AS Roma after 25 years

Tears flow as Francesco Totti bids farewell to AS Roma after 25 years

Totti, 40, came on in the 54th minute of the Serie A match and helped his team to a 3-2 win which guaranteed a second-place finish and an automatic place in the Champions League group stage next season.

May 29, 2017, 09:48 AM IST
Francesco Totti to retire at end of season: AS Roma

Francesco Totti to retire at end of season: AS Roma

The striker Totti has played all his professional career at Roma and is a hugely popular figure, making his debut in 1993.

May 03, 2017, 23:11 PM IST
No peace in football: When Diego Maradona almost spoiled Pope Francis' game — WATCH

No peace in football: When Diego Maradona almost spoiled Pope Francis' game — WATCH

It was supposed to be a charity match for peace, sanctioned by none other than Pope Francis. But the match, dubbed "United for Peace", witnessed legendary Diego Maradona pursuing Sebastian Veron with not so good intention.

Oct 14, 2016, 00:34 AM IST

Totti assist for Salah, but Roma held by Bologna

Roma coach Luciano Spalletti remained defiant on the thorny issue of captain Francesco Totti after the out-of-favour club captain provided his first assist of the season in a frustrating 1-1 draw with Bologna on Monday.

Apr 12, 2016, 03:57 AM IST
Eden Dzeko, Francesco Totti out for up to a month: Roma

Eden Dzeko, Francesco Totti out for up to a month: Roma

Roma will be without Edin Dzeko and Francesco Totti when the Italians face BATE Borisov in the Champions League on Tuesday after the pair were ruled out for up to one month on Sunday.

Sep 27, 2015, 20:06 PM IST
Juventus end win drought, Francesco Totti hits 300-goal mark with AS Roma

Juventus end win drought, Francesco Totti hits 300-goal mark with AS Roma

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.

Sep 20, 2015, 20:27 PM IST
Yaya Toure aspires to be Manchester City's 'Paolo Maldini'

Yaya Toure aspires to be Manchester City's 'Paolo Maldini'

Midfielder Yaya Toure wants to end his football career at Manchester City -- and become the English Premier League (EPL) side's answer to Italian club AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini.

Jun 27, 2015, 18:32 PM IST
Francesco Totti hails Daniele De Rossi in battling Roma win

Francesco Totti hails Daniele De Rossi in battling Roma win

AS Roma showed they still have an appetite for the fight in a hard-fought 1-0 win at Cesena, their first victory in over a month, in a match decided by a goal from "capitan futuro" Daniele De Rossi.

Mar 23, 2015, 19:36 PM IST
AS Roma oust Feyenoord as Dutch fans misbehave

AS Roma oust Feyenoord as Dutch fans misbehave

AS Roma eliminated Feyenoord in the last 32 of the Europa League by beating the home side 2-1 here with Feyenoord fans causing trouble in the stands and two red cards given to the home team.

Feb 27, 2015, 17:47 PM IST
Serie A: Draw woes continue for Roma with Juventus nine clear

Serie A: Draw woes continue for Roma with Juventus nine clear

Roma`s title hopes took a further dive on Sunday after they were held to their sixth Serie A draw in seven games, leaving Juventus nine points clear at the top of the table.

Feb 23, 2015, 09:38 AM IST
Draw woes continue for Roma with Juve nine clear

Draw woes continue for Roma with Juve nine clear

Roma`s title hopes took a further dive on Sunday after they were held to their sixth Serie A draw in seven games, leaving Juventus nine points clear at the top of the table.

Feb 22, 2015, 22:53 PM IST
Roma hit back in Francesco Totti `selfie` row

Roma hit back in Francesco Totti `selfie` row

The president of Serie A side Roma, James Pallotta, has hit back at Lazio counterpart Claudio Lotito in a row over a `selfie` picture taken by Francesco Totti during the sides` 2-2 derby draw on Sunday.

Jan 13, 2015, 18:53 PM IST
Roma won`t win scudetto, says Lazio chief

Roma won`t win scudetto, says Lazio chief

Roma have no chance of winning the Serie A title this season, said Lazio president Claudio Lotito, who also hit out at Francesco Totti for taking an "inappropriate" `selfie` during Sunday`s derby.

Jan 12, 2015, 23:49 PM IST
Francesco Totti celebrates Rome derby double with `selfie`

Francesco Totti celebrates Rome derby double with `selfie`

Roma captain Francesco celebrated scoring his first brace of goals this season by taking a `selfie` with a mobile phone after he levelled for the Serie A title challengers in the city derby against Lazio on Sunday.

Jan 11, 2015, 21:58 PM IST
Just like Steven Gerrard: five one-club football stars

Just like Steven Gerrard: five one-club football stars

Five top footballers who, like Liverpool`s Steven Gerrard, have become known as one-club legends: IKER CASILLAS, PAOLO MALDINI, FRANZ BECKENBAUER, RYAN GIGGS, FRANCESCO TOTTI

Jan 02, 2015, 18:08 PM IST
Francesco Totti sets sights on Serie A scoring record

Francesco Totti sets sights on Serie A scoring record

Francesco Totti turned 38 in September but Roma`s leader still has two burning ambitions before he retires -- to lead the capital side to another Serie A title and overtake Silvio Piola as the league`s all-time scorer.

Dec 05, 2014, 19:59 PM IST
Francesco Totti laments CSKA`s `punch from Tyson`

Francesco Totti laments CSKA`s `punch from Tyson`

Stunned Roma captain Francesco Totti admitted a 1-1 draw with CSKA that has left the Serie A club`s Champions League last 16 chances hanging by a thread felt like a "punch from Tyson".

Nov 26, 2014, 21:32 PM IST
Totti`s Roma foiled by Berezutsky`s late late show for CSKA

Totti`s Roma foiled by Berezutsky`s late late show for CSKA

Vasily Berezutsky`s equaliser deep in injury time earned CSKA Moscow an unlikely 1-1 draw with Roma on Tuesday after Francesco Totti enhanced his standing as the Champions League`s oldest goalscorer.

Nov 26, 2014, 08:36 AM IST
Francesco Totti enhances his record as oldest scorer

Francesco Totti enhances his record as oldest scorer

Francesco Totti enhanced his record as the oldest scorer in the Champions League, the striker netting for Roma in their 1-1 draw at CSKA Moscow on Tuesday, at the age of 38 years, one month and 29 days.

Nov 26, 2014, 08:34 AM IST