Francesco Totti http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/33509/all en UPDATE 2-Soccer-Roma's Totti sinks leaders Juve with wonder goal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/update-1-soccer-romas-totti-sinks-leaders-juve-wonder-goal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds quotes)</p> <p>* Roma captain strikes just past the hour to seal victory</p> <p>* Juve coach blames tiredness amid fixture congestion</p> <p>* Napoli can cut lead at the top to two points on Sunday</p> <p>By Terry Daley</p> <p>ROME, Feb 16 (Reuters) - AS Roma striker Francesco Totti scored a stunning long-range goal just before the hour mark to sink Serie A leaders Juventus 1-0 in a nail-biting clash at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/update-1-soccer-romas-totti-sinks-leaders-juve-wonder-goal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football FIFA World Cup Football in Italy Francesco Totti Human Interest Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Sat, 16 Feb 2013 23:00:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5757865 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Historic Totti inspires Roma to 3-1 Genoa win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/football-historic-totti-inspires-roma-3-1-genoa-win-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Roma captain Francesco Totti became the joint second all-time top scorer in Serie A on Sunday with a 225th career goal in the league during a 3-1 win over Genoa at the Olympic Stadium.</p> <p>"I really wanted this goal and to get it in front of our own fans is special," Totti told Sky Italia.</p> <p>"It's an important achievement and a sign of my love for the Roma jersey."</p> <p>Totti, 36, stepped up to beat Sebastien Frey in the Genoa goal from the spot in the 16th minute after a controversial penalty award following Cesare Bovo's challenge on Mattia De Rossi.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/football-historic-totti-inspires-roma-3-1-genoa-win-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Italy Francesco Totti Sport in Italy AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 22:45:10 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5772398 at http://www.globalpost.com Totti leaves door open for Italy recall http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130319/totti-leaves-door-open-italy-recall <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Francesco Totti has found a new lease of life at the age of 36 and the AS Roma striker is refusing to rule out a return to the Italy side.</p> <p>Totti last played for the Azzurri when they lifted the World Cup in 2006 but was close to ending his international retirement for the 2010 tournament before injuries and a loss of form cost him a place.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130319/totti-leaves-door-open-italy-recall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FIFA 100 Football in Italy Francesco Totti Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Tue, 19 Mar 2013 15:16:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5787829 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Unstoppable Totti celebrates 20 years in Serie A http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130328/football-unstoppable-totti-celebrates-20-years-serie <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Roma captain Francesco Totti claims his long career in Italy's top flight had "flown by" as he celebrated 20 goal-laden years of playing in Serie A on Thursday.</p> <p>But the Giallorossi icon, who last week scored his 226th league goal to move to second in the league's all-time scoring charts behind Silvio Piola, says he's not ready to hang up his boots just yet.</p> <p>"I want a new deal," Totti told Gazzetta dello Sport, which in Thursday's edition splashed its front cover with a huge photo of the Roma captain under the headline Tutto Totti (everything about Totti).</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130328/football-unstoppable-totti-celebrates-20-years-serie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FIFA 100 Football in Italy Francesco Totti Sport in Italy AFP Thu, 28 Mar 2013 17:31:24 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5796435 at http://www.globalpost.com