Francesco Totti


Harry Kane: How Tottenham striker has drawn comparisons to Diego Maradona, Francesco Totti and Andrea Pirlo

In the last week, Harry Kane has been compared to Diego Maradona, Francesco Totti and Andrea Pirlo in what is a glowing recognition of his evolving role at Tottenham. Kane has four assists in his last six league games as he becomes Spurs' chief playmaker under Antonio Conte, displaying a vision and a passing range that is rivalled only by Kevin De Bruyne, according to Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher.
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Francesco Totti: marriage with Ilary Blasi at the end?

Francesco Totti, former Italian soccer player of AS Roma, winner of 2006 FIFA world cup with Italy, denied on Instagram the rumors of separation from his wife Ilary Blasi circulated in these hours. He said: "In the last few hours I have read a lot of things in the media about me and especially about my family.
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Francesco Totti: “...if you don't suffer, you are not a Roma fan.”

In the wake of his club's 3-0 defeat on Sunday, José Mourinho spoke candidly about the differences between Roma and Inter Milan. In his post-match presser, The Special One admitted that Inter are better than Roma under “normal circumstances” but when those circumstances become suboptimal, like when your club is missing its starting striker (Tammy Abraham), club captain and best playmaker (Lorenzo Pellegrini) starting right-back (Rick Karsdorp) and its offensive sparkplug (Stephan El Shaarawy), Inter becomes, in Mourinho's words, “much better.” To put it mildly.

Francesco Totti names only club he could have left AS Roma for

Francesco Totti has named Real Madrid as the only club he could have left AS Roma for. Totti, who retired in 2017, has only featured for Roma at club level in his illustrious career. The now 45-year-old debuted in 1992 for the Italian side, and made a staggering 786 appearances for I Giallorossi before retirement.

Francesco Totti on turning down Real, visiting prisons and being shy

In 2005, I was yet to turn 29, and it was the period in my career in which Roma were paying me the most: €5.8m a year and image rights that were entirely mine. My contract had another year to run, until 2006, which meant that while Roma could ask Real Madrid for a fair amount for the transfer, as it should be, it would be hard for them to say that I wasn’t for sale.

Gavi, full of courage and no fear, compared to Italian legend Francesco Totti

Gavi has been the story of La Roja’s international break. The 17-year-old Andalusian playmaker started for the Spanish national team last night at San Siro against Italy in the semi-final of the Nations League, and was superb as Spain won 2-1. The Barcelona midfielder played 84 minutes until he was...

Jose Mourinho responds to Francesco Totti praise: ‘Too bad I arrived four years late’

Jose Mourinho is endearing himself to the Roma faithful already as he was humbled by comments from the legendary Francesco Totti ahead of his tenure in charge of the Italian club.The former-Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham manager signed a three-year contract with the Serie A side after he was sacked by Spurs in April and the Portuguese boss is going to Rome next week to begin his new role.Totti, arguably the most iconic player in Roma history, welcomed the appointment of Mourinho to replace Paulo Fonseca, and the 2006 World Cup winner heaped praise on the 58-year-old.“Mourinho, when he arrives,...

Alex Ferguson speaks about failed attempt to sign Roma legend Francesco Totti

Alex Ferguson has spoken about his failed attempt to lure Roma legend Francesco Totti to Manchester United. Totti spent his entire career with Roma, making 786 appearances across 25 years, scoring 307 goals. The Italian icon led the Giallorossi to Serie A success in 2001 and also played a key...

Francesco Totti registers as a domiciled sports agent

Former Roma captain Francesco Totti has officially registered as a domiciled sports agent and is now free to operate in the Italian market. The Italian achieved legendary status during his time with I Giallorossi, scoring over 300 goals in his 786 appearances between 1992 and 2017 and repeatedly turned down moves away from the club.

Footballers on film: Francesco Totti becomes award-winning movie star

As a player, AS Roma and Italy legend Francesco Totti earned all the plaudits a footballer could dream of, and he can now add "award-winning film star" to his impressive resume. Totti spent his entire, 25-year professional career with Roma, making 786 appearances before retiring in 2017 at the age...

Francesco Totti claims he'd rather kill himself than leave Roma

Francesco Totti has claimed he would rather kill himself than leave AS Roma and he now 'suffers on the outside' of the club to whom he gave his entire career. The 44-year-old is known as the King of Rome, having burst into the team as a local teenager, and went on to become their greatest ever player and servant. After hanging up his boots in 2017, he made the switch upstairs to become a member of the board of directors, but left that role in 2019 amid tensions between himself and the previous owners.