The end of A.S. Roma's eternal captain is coming to an end. Francesco Totti´s contract expires the 30th of June. Totti´s last game is set to take place this Sunday, 28th of May against Genoa. Not surprisingly, the 70.000 available tickets for the game were sold out in less than 48 hours.
“ il capitano “ retires from football at 40 years old with 25 seasons played in his beloved club A.S. Roma and is expected to become a director at the club, the only one he has represented since making his debut in 1993. During that time, the Roma captain achieved: 1 Scudetto 2001, 2 Coppa Italia, 2 Súper Coppa Italia, Golden boot 2006/07 and the World Cup 2006.
Roma-Genoa, Sunday 28th May 2017, the last time I can wear Roma’s jersey.
I can’t tell you in a few words how much these colours meant, mean and will always mean to me.
I just feel that my love for football never fades: it’s a passion, my passion. It’s so deep I can’t imagine not fuelling it any longer. Ever.
From Monday I’m ready to go again. I’m ready for a new challenge.
He has scored 307 goals in 783 appearances, since his debut in March 1993 at the age of 16. In his first appearance Roma wins 2-0 against Brescia.