Totti would have preferred to never want to stop at AS Roma
Francesco Totti had like much longer with AS Roma and played. After 24 years, the 40-year-old attacker Sunday after the match against Genoa (3-2) said goodbye.
After the end of a game that kept the supporters more than an hour at the Stadio Olimpico for their leader to wave. Totti ran a comprehensive victory lap and gave an emotional speech to the Curva Sud.
“I wanted to do a poem or a song to write, but that I can’t”, said Totti, with tears in his eyes. Also, most of his players and spectators at the grandstand were not dry.
“It’s over. The time that I hoped that it would never come, has now come”, said Totti. “I’ll pull out later for the last time in the shirt of AS Roma, though I’m not ready for. Maybe I will do that never are.”
Throughout his career
Totti made his debut in 1993 for AS Roma and played his entire career for the club. He played sixteen different trainers 786 races and made therein 307 goals. Totti picked up once the championship title with Roma, won twice the Coppa Italia, and was with Italy in 2006 world champion.
Earlier this season, told Totti that he is in the beginning of his career at Real Madrid had left. The prospect to play together with the Brazilian Ronaldo spoke to him, but eventually he chose to join Roma.
Just this past Thursday, Totti announced that the match of Sunday last. He announced Monday a new challenge to start. It is not yet known where and in which function that is.
This season was the old hand only once in the basis. Sunday if he is in the 54th minute raids in the game won against Genoa, in which Roma assured of second place and a spot in the Champions League next season.
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Daniele de Rossi, all the sixteen year old team-mate of Totti, letting his tears run free. “Some people are not normal, and some careers are not”, said the midfielder.
“After sixteen years I will get a dressing room to enter, where Totti no longer in its usual place. That is definitely not easy.”
Emotional Totti takes narrow victory say goodbye to AS Roma