The end of a chapter: De Rossi and Roma will separate after 18 years

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Latest Football News –  This is an 18 year old chapter that will end at the end of the season. This Tuesday, AS Roma announced the departure of Daniele De Rossi, who is at the end of the contract with his club of always. A time considered, an extension will not be signed. The midfielder, he does not intend to hang up the crampons.

After 18 years, 615 matches and 63 goals, Roma and “DDR” have decided to separate. “It was the heart of this club, he has always played the Roman fan on the pitch with pride, claiming to be one of the best midfielder in Europe, and we will all be moved when he wears his shirt for the last time. in Parma, “said club president James Pallotta, who announced” respect “the decision of his player to want to continue playing.

De Rossi will continue

At the age of 35, De Rossi does not intend to hang up crampons. If imagining it in another Italian club seems difficult, a new adventure abroad can not be excluded. “Why not,” said Sarah Felberbaum, his partner, last March. For their part, the Italian media are also considering this possibility. Recently, the former Italian international was sent to the side of the MLS, where the Los Angeles FC seem ready to welcome him.

While waiting to know his future, the captain of Roma now has an exit to heal. He, the Roman by birth, landed “his” club in 2000. Child of the eternal city, the world champion 2006 is about to leave in a few months. “It will always be synonymous with Roma and Rome,” the capital club writes in its statement.


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