2. Bruno Conti [1973-1991]
Conti was among the best players in the world during his prime and is regarded as one of Italy’s greatest wingers. Despite being left-footed, he was capable of playing on either flank and also in the centre as an attacking midfielder, although he was usually deployed on the right.
Apart from two loan spells at Genoa in his formative years, spent his entire career with Roma. He made over 300 Serie A appearances for the club, winning the Scudetto in 1983.
Born in Nettuno, close to Rome, the young Conti was so skilful that Pelé claimed he was “more Brazilian than all the Brazilian players” during the 1982 World Cup.
Conti once said: “
Roma is my life. You don’t discuss Roma, you just love this club.”He was inducted in AS Roma Hall of Fame in 2012.
1. Francesco Totti [1993-2017]
Totti was a creative offensive playmaker renowned for his vision, technique, and goalscoring ability. He is considered to be one of the greatest Italian players of all time, one of the most talented players of his generation, and Roma’s greatest ever player.
Symbolic Roma hero who made his debut for the club as a 16-year-old way back in 1993. Totti spent his entire career at Roma, winning a Serie A title, two Coppa Italia titles, and two Supercoppa Italiana titles.
He is the top goalscorer and the most capped player in the club’s history. Totti also holds the record for the youngest club captain in the history of Serie A.
Often referred to as Il Bimbo de Oro (The Golden Boy), Il Re di Roma (The King of Rome), Er Pupone (The Big Baby), and Il Gladiatore (The Gladiator) by the Italian sports media, Totti is the second-highest scorer of all time in Italian league history with 250 goals; he also holds the record for the most goals scored in Serie A while playing for a single club.
He announced his retirement in 2017, after spending 24 years with the club. His retirement was a very emotional moment for him and Roma fans.
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