Francesco Totti feels honoured to receive AS Roma Hall of Fame

first_imgFrancesco Totti who played for Roma and the Italy national team says he feels honoured to have received the club’s Hall of Fame recognition after a 28year career at the club.The Italian player is often referred to as Er Bimbo de Oro, L’Ottavo Re di Roma, Er Pupone, Il Capitano, and Il Gladiatore by the Italian sports media and while reacting to his new recognition award, he said as quoted by the club’s website.“I feel profoundly honoured to receive this recognition, and in the way, it has been bestowed,” Totti said.“To be among my idols, and those for generations of Giallorossi fans, is a privilege. For this I want to thank Roma, for achieving this new honour by wearing the colours of the club of my heart and my city.”He will now join the following who have received the recognition before him:Class of 2012: Franco Tancredi, Marcos ‘Cafu’, Aldair Nascimento Santos, Francesco Rocca, Agostino Di Bartolomei, Fulvio Bernardini, Paulo Roberto Falcao, Bruno Conti, Amedeo Amadei, Roberto Pruzzo.Class of 2013: Attilio Ferraris, Sebino Nela, Giuseppe Giannini, Vincenzo Montella.Francesco Totti, Roberto ManciniTotti praises Mancini for the job he’s doing in Italy Manuel R. Medina – September 8, 2019 After the Italy national team failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, many changes were made, and Roberto Mancini started to coach the squad.Class of 2014: Alcides Ghiggia, Vincent Candela, Carlo Ancelotti, Rudi Voeller.Class of 2015: Guido Masetti, Sergio Santarini, Damiano Tommasi, Gabriel Omar Batistuta.Class of 2016: Giorgio Carpi, Arcadio Venturi, Giancarlo De Sisti, Toninho Cerezo.Tott’s ended his career at Roma last Sunday after 786 appearances and netting 307 goals in total for the club.He also engaged in 570 competitive games as captain AS Roma which brought him the Giallorossi’s all-time leading appearance.Totti also grabbed individual awards like the European Golden Shoe as the continent’s top scorer in 2006-07 as well as the Golden Foot Award in 2010.last_img