Francesco Totti

Attacking midfielder who spent his career at AS Roma and will always be the Icon club until now he is a football player who was captain of the Italian Serie A club Roma. Totti has spent his entire career in Rome, is the number one goalscorer and the most closed player in club history.

Often referred to as Il Bimbo d'Oro (The Golden Boy), Er Pupone (Big Baby), and Il Gladiatore (Gladiator) by the Italian sports media, Totti is currently active Serie A top scorer and fifth all time in league history with 209 goals, is also just one goal away from the record held by Gunnar Nordhal the highest number of goals in Serie A with the same shirt (210 with AC Milan)

Personal Information
Full name : Francesco Totti
Date of birth : 27 September 1976 (age 35)
Place of birth : Rome, Italy
Height : 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position : Striker / attacking midfielder

Club Information
Current club : Roma
Number :10

Early career
Totti was born in Rome, to parents Lorenzo and Fiorella Totti. His family raised in Porta Metronia neighborhood. Totti began to play youth team football at the age of 8, with Fortituto, then he joined Smit Trastevere and Lodigiani.

Club career

Early seasons
After three years on the youth team, Totti made his first appearance for Roma's senior side at the age of sixteen, coach Vujadin Boškov let him play in the 2-0 away victory against Brescia on 28 March 1993. By 1995, Totti Had become a regular in the starting eleven and scored 16 goals in the next three seasons. Manager Zdenek Zeman played with an offensive 4-3-3 formation, in the which Totti was the left winger. Totti scored 30 goals During Zeman's two-year managerial stint.

Scudetto 2001
On 17 June 2001, he won the Scudetto, and scored one goal in a 3-0 victory against Fiorentina Supercoppa Italiana. Totti was named the Italian Footballer of the Year for 2000 and 2001. In the following seasons, Totti played as second striker as part of a 3-5-2 formation and scored a career-high twenty goals in the 2003-04 season as Roma finished runners-up to Milan in the Scudetto race. Despite a disappointing 2004-05 season That saw Capello leave for Juventus and Roma slip to eighth place while making four coaching changes During the course of the season, Totti maintained his consistent offensive output by scoring fifteen goals, Among Them his 100th Serie A goal against Internazionale on 3 October 2004.

As a striker with Spalletti
Roma's new coach for the 2005-06 season, Luciano Spalletti, went with a 4-2-3-1 formation. At one point During this streak, the team won 11 consecutive games. On 19 February 2006, Totti suffered a fracture of his left fibula and ligament damage During a match against Empoli after being fouled by Richard Vanigli. Totti risked missing the 2006 World Cup, but returned to the side on 11 May as a substitute in Roma's 3-1 Coppa Italia final defeat to Internazionale. The 2006-07 season was a personal high for Totti, as he finished as Serie A's top scorer with 26 goals as Roma finished runners-up to Inter but exacted revenge on the Nerazzurri as They took home the 2007 Coppa Italia. Totti also was the recipient of the ESM European Golden Shoe award as the top European goalscorer.
Totti scored his 200th goal with Roma in a 4-0 Coppa Italia win over Torino on 16 January 2008. Roma won the Coppa Italia Their ninth with a 2-1 victory over Internazionale on 24 May. Totti did not play though, he was still allowed to lift the cup as the team's captain. With this win, Totti Became the most Successful captain in team history. At That time, he has won five titles and ten runners-up Medals.

Ranieri Era
Rome's Difficult start to the 2008-09 season and Continued struggles at the start of the 2009-10 season saw Spalletti resigned after his four year reign and be replaced by Claudio Ranieri. Totti performed well in the inaugural UEFA Europa League. Several Despite Totti's injury problems, he surpassed Legends Such as Gabriel Batistuta, Giuseppe Signori, and Kurt Hamrin in the all-time league scoring records. Totti also played in the Coppa Italia Final against Inter on 5 May 2010 but received a red card in the closing minutes of the second half for kicking Mario Balotelli. Roma lost 0-1, failing to bring home Their 10th Coppa Italia.

Montella's reign
Though on a personal level, Totti won the Golden Foot award, Ranieri's lack of faith in Totti's Meant That the captain would face more time on the substitute's bench in favour of Marco Borriello, Mirko Vučinić and Jérémy Menez. Following Rome's loss against Genoa on 20 February 2011, Ranieri resigned as trainer of Roma and Totti saw his former teammate Vincenzo Montella to appoint a caretaker coach.

Montella Reverted to Spalletti's 4-2-3-1 system and Totti Appeared to find his best performance again. Within his first five league Appearances under Montella, Totti, now reinstated into the starting lineup managed to score seven goals including braces against Lazio, Fiorentina and Udinese. On 3 March, Totti has been voted the best active Italian player in a poll conducted by La Gazzetta dello Sport with 100 Italian personalities, including footballers, politicians and showmen, took part in the vote.

On 1 May, Totti scored a brace against Bari to equal and overtake Roberto Baggio in the total number of goals scored in the league with his 205th and 206th goals. Totti completed a remarkable turn-around in his season, Completing the 2010-11 Serie A campaign with 15 goals - scoring 12 goals in Roma's last thirteen league fixtures.

Luis Enrique 2011-present
In early December he has been used or unused as a late substitute, however started against Juventus on the 12th December and assisted Daniele De Rossi's opening goal however Totti missed a second half penalty, the game ended 1-1. Giallorossa Totti fans criticized for the penalty miss, leaving Their iconic captain insulted by the criticism and even threatening to leave Rome, where he's been for 19 seasons. Himself Totti recently confirmed he's been insulted in Rome, but not by a Lazio fan. The Romans tailsman started the following game against Napoli, assisting Pablo Osvaldo, the game ended 3-1 to Roma with Totti still yet to score a goal in the 2011-12 season. 
International Career
Totti's first international came into Prominence while playing in the UEFA youth tournaments. He scored in Italy's 4-1 defeat by Spain in the finals of the UEFA Under-18 Championship in July 1995. After starring with the Azzurrini in Italy's Under-19 and Under-21 sides, Totti earned his first cap for Italy During a Euro 2000 qualifying victory against Switzerland on 10 October 1998.

Euro 2000
Italy went to Euro 2000 with Totti in excellent form. He scored two goals During the tournament. Though Italy lost to France in the final, Totti was named the man of the match and was selected for the 22-man Team of the Tournament.

2002 World Cup
After being handed the number 10 shirt, and Italy's playmaking duties, much was expected of Totti in his debut World Cup.

Euro 2004
Totti acquired a measure of Infamy at Euro 2004 after he spat at Danish midfielder Christian Poulsen in a goalless draw on 14 June 2004.

2006 World Cup
Totti recovered in time to join the national team for Their victorious 2006 World Cup campaign despite not having much match practice Had During his three months on the sidelines recovering from injury. During the tournament he played along with Andrea Pirlo behind lone striker Luca Toni, forming a dangerous attacking-midfield pairing. Totti finished the tournament with the most assists of any player, as well as scoring a single goal via a penalty in Italy's 1-0 round-of-16 win over Australia on 26 June. In recognition of a Successful tournament, Totti was selected for the 23-man All-Star Team.

Then-Italy coach Roberto Donadoni attempted to get Totti to change his mind for the remaining Euro 2008 qualifiers but was not Successful.After the national team reunited with Marcello Lippi, Totti Announced That he would play in the 2010 World Cup Finals in South Africa if he got Called up. However, there was no official statement or release from Totti Lippi about a possible comeback. In the event, Totti was not named in the final squad, and Italy was subsequently eliminated, finishing last in Their group, the group stages Their worst ever result in World Cup history. Diego Maradona and former national teammates Fabio Cannavaro and Gianluigi Buffon said one of the Reasons for Italy's early exit Is that the Azzurri lack creative players like Totti.

Goal Celebrations
Celebrating Totti is known for his goals in exuberant manner. Blasi has Revealed That Actually Totti sucks his thumb solely dedicating his celebration to her.

Personal Life
Totti's brother Riccardo serves as his agent. Totti also runs a football school called "Number Ten" and owns a motorcycle racing team called "Totti Top Sport." Totti Became a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF in 2003, and the FIFA / SOS Children's Villages in January 2006. Some of the jokes were the resource persons filmed in short sketches featuring Himself with good friends and national teammates Alessandro Del Piero, Gianluigi Buffon, Christian Vieri, Antonio Cassano, Alessandro Nesta and Marco Delvecchio and former national team coach.
Giovanni Trapattoni in a short show Called La sai l 'ultima on Totti. Totti is famous for his goalscoring cucchiaio technique, the which inspired the title of his 2006 autobiography, Tutto Totti: Mo je er faccio cucchiaio (Romanesco for "I'm going to Chip Him"). Totti also collects jerseys from teams around the world. On February 2010, Totti signed a lucrative sponsorship deal with online gambling company Party Poker.


   Serie A (1) : 2000-01
   Supercoppa Italiana (2) : 2001, 2007
   Coppa Italia (2) : 2006-07, 2007-08
   Serie A (6) : 2001-02, 2003-04, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2009-10
   Coppa Italia (4) : 2002-03, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2009-10
   Supercoppa Italiana (3) : 2006, 2008, 2010

   UEFA European Under-21 Championship : 1996
   Mediterranean Games (Under-23) : 1997
   FIFA World Cup : 2006
   UEFA European Under-18 Championship : 1995
   UEFA European Championship : 2000

   Guerin d'Oro (2) : 1998, 2004
   Serie A Young Footballer of the Year : 1999
   Euro 2000 Final Man of the Match
   Euro 2000 Team of the Tournament
   Serie A Footballer of the Year (2) : 2000, 2003
   Italian Footballer of the Year (5) : 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007
   ESM Team of the Year (3) : 2000-01, 2003-04, 2006-07
   FIFA 100
   Serie A Goal of the Year (2) : 2005, 2006
   2006 FIFA World Cup All-Star Team
   Serie A top scorer : 2006-07
   European Golden Shoe : 2006-07
   USSI Silver Ball : 2007-08
   Golden Foot : 2010
   Serie A Leading Goalscorer Active : 209 goals
   Roman All-Time Leading Goalscorer : 264 goals
   Roman All-Time Leading Goalscorer in Serie A : 209 goals
   Roman All-Time Leading Goalscorer in UEFA Champions League : 16 goals
   Roman All-Time Leading Goalscorer in UEFA Europa League : 21 goals
   Roman All-Time Leading Goalscorer in UEFA Competitions : 37 goals
   Roman All-Time Appearance Maker : 624 games
   Roman All-Time Appearance Maker in Serie A : 485 game
   Roman All-Time Appearance Maker in the UEFA Champions League : 50 games
   Roman All-Time Appearance Maker in the UEFA Europa League : 38 games
   Roman All-Time Appearance Maker in UEFA Competitions : 88 gam

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