Clubicoon, Francesco Totti, has resigned his post and offered to AS Roma. The 42-year-old attacker, who, for thirty years, and the club is affiliated, was, in the past two years on the board of directors for the Romans.
“I’ve got an e-mail to be sent out to report something that would be unthinkable seemed to be: I have put my resignation and offered,” said an emotional Totti on Monday at a specially-convened press conference. “I was hoping that it would not be necessary, but for now this is it so far.”
“It’s very embarrassing, but, given the circumstances, this is the right decision, because I would never have the chance to get into the technical direction of the club. I spent a long time thinking about this. Let’s just say that it wasn’t my fault, that I make this decision I have to make them.”
Totti came out in 1989 and at the academy in Rome. Three years later, he made his debut at the age of sixteen, in the first-team for the ‘Giallorossi’. The 58-times Italian international has grown over 25 years from AS Roma to become a legend, and the clubtopscorer all times of the day (250 competitiegoals).
In 2017, stopped Totti, and then he, as an ambassador, directly to the board of directors came out of the club. According to the Italian media that the former champions have recently been asked to be a technical director, but he pointed out that the offer that he feels is barely affected, or it would get it.
“This is so much worse, then, as a player,” said Totti. Roma left it feels like to die. I have a feeling that it would be better if I was going to die.”
There was a great deal of attention to the news of Totti. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
“They want to be Romans and to set aside’
Roma came out eight years ago, is in the hands of the native American James Pallotta. The 61-year-old billionaire is, as of 2012, the president of the club. Totti made it on Monday is not a secret that his relationship with Pallotta and his influential adviser, Franco Baldini, very bad.
“The main focus of some people is to get the Romans out of the club, is going to happen”, according to the world champion of 2006. “Since the Americans came here, they have done everything in our power to keep us on the side of the pan. That’s what they wanted, and they did.”
According to Totti, he would only be able to return to Roma, if there is a change of ownership occurs. “There have been over the past few years, a lot of promises are made, and which have not been fulfilled. She knew exactly what I wanted, but it was clear to me that I did not want to come to the club. I’ve never been a part of this project, and certainly not on a technical point of view.”
Rome, the club of the Dutch people, Justin Kluivert and Rick Karsdorp, has had a disappointing season with a sixth place in the Serie A. The bad results were to march for the resignation of coach Eusebio Di Francesco. Last week, argued that the club, the Portuguese Paulo Fonseca as coach for the coming season.
Totti is the second clubicoon in a very short period of time, which the past in rome. In may, it was announced that midfielder Daniele De Rossi, after an eighteen-year leave from the club.
James Pallotta (right) in 2017, at the end of Francesco Totti as a player. (Photo: Pro-Shots)