Francesco Totti

  • Serie A: Juventus seal third straight title after Roma loss May 5, 2014

    Rome: With second-place Roma losing 4-1 at Catania, Juventus' eight-point lead became insurmountable because Roma only has two matches remaining. Juventus, who have three games to play, can celebrate when they host Atalanta on Monday although the Turin squad's players and coach Antonio Conte were already seen celebrating at their...
  • Totti's return makes us even stronger, says Roma coach December 17, 2013

    Rome: The return of captain Francesco Totti after a long injury layoff has put a spring back in the step of AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia. The experienced playmaker, who has been out for eight weeks with a thigh injury, returned for Monday's 2-2 Serie A draw at AC Milan. Totti...
  • Top spot up for grab in Serie A as Roma host Napoli October 18, 2013

    Rome: It's one vs two in Serie A on Friday when Roma attempt to extend their seven-match winning streak against a Napoli squad that's only blemish is one draw. The match at the Stadio Olimpico was moved up a day to avoid clashing with a planned protest against a high-speed...
  • Francesco Totti double helps Roma thrash Inter Milan 3-0 October 6, 2013

    Milan: Francesco Totti scored twice to show he can still dominate at 37 and Roma showed it's for real with a 3-0 win at Inter Milan to extend their winning start in Serie A to seven matches on Saturday. The victory moved the Giallorossi five points clear of Napoli and Juventus,...
  • Francesco Totti extends contract with Roma September 21, 2013

    Rome: Italian football star Francesco Totti has extended his contract with AS Roma until June 2016. The iconic player signed the deal with club president James Pallotta at the start of a news conference Friday, reports Xinhua. "I want to really thank the president for giving me the opportunity to keep wearing...
  • Francesco Totti agrees to 2-year extension with Roma: report September 13, 2013

    Rome: Longtime Roma captain Francesco Totti has reportedly reached a deal to extend his contract for two more seasons, ensuring he will play until he's on the cusp of 40. The 36-year-old Totti's current deal was due to expire at the end of this season. The Gazzetta dello Sport says the...
  • AS Roma rout best of MLS in All-Star game August 1, 2013

    Kansas City: A raucous crowd packed into one of Major League Soccer's glitzy new stadiums to watch a team comprised of its best players on a picturesque late-summer night. All that was missing was the outcome fans desired. Italian powerhouse AS Roma, led by longtime star Francesco Totti, scored 4 minutes into...
  • Palermo, Siena relegated to Serie B May 13, 2013

    Milan: Palermo were relegated from Serie A after losing 1-0 to Fiorentina from former player Luca Toni's goal on Sunday. The result left the Sicilian side five points behind 17th-place Genoa, which drew 0-0 at home to Inter Milan. With one round remaining, Torino also secured safety with a 1-1 draw...
  • Hernanes, Totti trade goals as Rome derby ends 1-1 April 9, 2013

    Rome: Brazil playmaker Hernanes put Lazio ahead but later missed a penalty in a 1-1 draw with Roma in the city derby on Monday that left both clubs still battling for Europa League spots. Hernanes also fouled Miralem Pjanic to give away a penalty for Roma in the 56th minute...
  • Roma captain Francesco Totti wants new contract March 29, 2013

    Rome: Roma captain Francesco Totti is hoping to renew his contract with the club as soon as possible and has not ruled out making an Italy comeback for next year's World Cup. Totti has spent his entire career at Roma, and there was a party atmosphere at the club's training ground...
  • Italy torn between Francesco Totti and Mario Balotelli March 26, 2013

    Rome: In the slowly shifting landscape of Italian football, the past week has marked a relatively quick change of focus. From old to new. Past to present. From Francesco Totti to Mario Balotelli. The homegrown Roman senator vs the son of Ghanaian immigrants. It all started a week ago, when the Azzurri...
  • Veteran Francesco Totti as strong as ever for AS Roma March 7, 2013

    Turin: Some of AS Roma's players were not even born when Francesco Totti made his debut for the club and the 36-year-old shows no signs of stopping after reaching another milestone in his remarkable career. One of the very few one-club players in the modern game, Totti has found a...
  • Roma shock Juventus 1-0 in Serie A February 17, 2013

    Milan: Serie A leader Juventus fell to a surprise 1-0 defeat at struggling Roma as Francesco Totti scored again against the Bianconeri on Saturday. Totti's splendid strike shortly before the hour mark was the forward's 10th past Juventus goalkeeper and fellow 2006 World Cup winner Gianluigi Buffon. Roma had been entrenched...
  • Totti scores twice as Roma beat Fiorentina 4-2 in Serie A December 9, 2012

    Rome: Roma captain Francesco Totti scored twice and set up two more goals in a 4-2 win that ended Fiorentina's nine-match unbeaten run on Saturday. The result left both clubs tied for fourth in the Serie A and marked a forgettable return for Fiorentina manager Vincenzo Montella, who played with...
  • Totti's 217th goal makes him third in all time Serie A list October 23, 2012

    Genoa: Francesco Totti has collected his 217th goal in Serie A to become the third most prolific scorer on the Italian league's all-time list. The Roma captain found the net with a low, angled shot in the 27th minute of Roma's match at Genoa on Sunday, cutting Genoa's lead to 2-1....
  • Lecce near relegation after Fiorentina loss May 6, 2012

    Milan: Lecce are on the verge of relegation after losing 1-0 at home to Fiorentina in Serie A as new coach Vincenzo Guerini won his first game in charge of the Tuscan side on Saturday. Alessio Cerci scored the only goal of the game 10 minutes before half-time. Lecce goalkeeper Massimiliano...
  • Francesco Totti left bemused by Roma slump September 19, 2009

    New Delhi: Roma captain Francesco Totti has said that he doesn't understand what the problem with the Giallorossi is. "The only way to leave this tunnel is to find the win. We must start from scratch and go step by step, game by game," Totti is quoted as saying on forzaroma.info. "There...
  • Totti to coach team of abandoned children June 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Roma’s Francesco Totti has recently been involved in the launch of a new campaign promoting the project of ‘Football Adopting Abandoned Children’, which came about in collaboration with the ‘Friends of Children’ and the ‘Association of Italian players’. His first task will be to take charge of a team...
  • Roma captain Totti injured, out for two months December 23, 2008

    New Delhi: Roma captain, talisman and all-round hero Francesco Totti has been told to rest until the new year following the injury he sustained against Catania on Sunday afternoon and he now faces a two-month injury lay-off. Totti's injury added to the pain of a 3-2 defeat and a quick return...
  • Totti eyes five goals against Chelsea October 23, 2008

    New Delhi: Roma captain Francesco Totti admits he is worried about the club's recent problems but he is looking ahead to the Champions League clash against Chelsea and he dreams of scoring five goals at Stamford Bridge. The Giallorossi have been struggling in Serie A this term and they were humiliated...
  • Francesco Totti to retire from the Azzuri July 19, 2007

    Rome: Francesco Totti has decided to retire permanently from Italy's national team, a news report said. The Gazzetta dello Sport said Totti was willing to play on a part-time basis but the Italian soccer federation would not accept such a situation. The 30-year-old playmaker hasn't played for the Azzurri since the World...