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AS Roma

These Football Times headed out to Rome to build our biggest and best magazine yet – an in-depth look at one of calcio’s great institutions

In celebration of the greatest number 10s in history

When it comes to pure football romance, the number 10 position is in a class of its own. With the greatest names having worn the shirt, we discuss the position, what makes…

The divisive final days of Francesco Totti at Roma

Few players have ever been revered with the same level of adulation, bordering on hysteria, as Francesco Totti. Il Capitano was the poster boy for the dying art of loyalty in modern…

The death of football’s classic number 10

“FOOTBALL IS THE WORKING CLASS BALLET.” The hallowed and revered words of Alf Garnett. There’s no debate either – football is beautiful, in so many ways akin to the ballet. Both require…

How Francesco Totti became the eternal man of Rome

Rome, the Eternal City, has hosted some of the game’s all-time greats – among them Conti, Falcão, Signori and Chinaglia. None, however, are greater than current captain and symbol, Francesco Totti. It…