A talented player, Francesco Totti can play as an attacking midfielder or second striker, he can also play as a lone striker or winger. He is often called Er Bimbo de Oro(The Golden Boy), L’Ottavo Re di Roma(The Eighth King of Rome) and Er Pupone (The Big Baby) by the Italian sports media. Totti played for Italy national team 8 years and retired from the national team in 2007. He said that he wanted to play for As Roma intently and he certainly spent entire career at Roma.
On 17 July 2017, Totti announced his retirement from the club with 243 goals in Serie A and accepted an offer from Roma to become a club director. He made his last appearance for Roma on 28 May 2017, receiving a standing ovation from the fans.
On 28 March 1993, the king of Roma made his debut for Roma. No one could foresee what Totti and the team created together in the next 20 years. He has become the greatest player in the history of Roma, and his leadership is undoubtedly unassailable. Throughout his career, Totti was a versatile and elegant player who was capable of playing anywhere along the front line. He was also known for his ball control, vision, creativity, as well as his ability to set the pace in midfield and to provide through-balls and assists for his teammates.
Francesco Totti has got UEFA President’s Award, Gazzetta Sports Awards Legend award and Globe Soccer Player Career Award in 2017 and Laureus Academy World Sports Exceptional Achievement Award in 2018.
According to the latest football news, Roma and Barcelona will meet at the same group in the quarterfinals of the 2017-18 UEFA Champions League. Totti said that he was happy that Rome could play games against Barcelona. He explained:“the important European games will give players motivation and sometimes will give them unexpected power.” He will fulfill his promise to take his son to Camp Nou in order to watch the games because his son is a fan of Messi and watching the games with Messi is a very pleasant thing. In terms of the relationship with Messi, Totti said he got along well with him and they often communicated with each other.
Although the legendary footballer left Roma, the club needs to fight for more titles. The football shirts provided for these excellent players in Roma by Nike are comfortable and breathable. Fans can buy them and wear them to show your loyalty.
Similar to the new 2017-18 PSG away jersey, the Roma 2017-18 third jersey and shorts also feature the disruptive pattern. The whole kit, including the shorts and socks, is black-brown with orange details. There are orange stripes on shoulders and sleeves. Nike Swoosh is orange, too. The club crest is also printed on the chest to show respect for the great club. It portrays the female wolf with the two infant brothers Romulus and Remus that is associated with the founding of Rome. The brand new third shirt looks like training shirt without sponsor’s name on the chest.