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Tuesday February 11 2020
De Rossi: 'Retired when I left Roma'

Daniele De Rossi has admitted that he felt his last day with Roma was his “real retirement”, when he also opened up about his stay at Boca Juniors.

The former Italy international hung up his boots after a stint in Argentina with Boca and has come back to talk about how he felt about leaving the Giallorossi.

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Monday February 3 2020
Roma running in circles

Roma brought in three young talents, but kicked out Alessandro Florenzi, so Vilizar Yakimov is trying to make sense of yet another controversial transfer strategy.

It’s really hard to find logic behind most of Roma’s decisions on the transfer market in recent years. However, if you look carefully into the Giallorossi dealings since James Pallotta took over the presidency in 2011, one pattern stands out.

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Wednesday January 29 2020
De Rossi the Roma ultra in disguise!

Roma icon Daniele De Rossi put on a complex disguise so he could watch the Derby della Capitale in the Curva Sud – and filmed the experience.

The former midfielder announced his retirement this month after a lifetime in the Giallorossi jersey and brief spell at Boca Juniors.

He decided to have another new experience, to watch his beloved Roma as nothing but a normal fan.

Of course, in order to achieve this, De Rossi had to be in disguise and employed a make-up artist to transform him into a regular ultra for the day.

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Wednesday January 8 2020
Fonseca: 'Hope I make Ronaldo angry'

Roma boss Paulo Fonseca says he hopes to make Cristiano Ronaldo “angry” on Sunday and that his club are “vigilant” in the transfer market.

Portuguese pair Fonseca and Ronaldo go head-to-head this weekend, when Roma welcome Juventus to the Olimpico in Serie A.

“I don’t know what I’ll say to him, but I hope he’s angry after the game,” he told reporters when asked about his upcoming duel with the No 7.

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Monday January 6 2020
De Rossi: 'I am retiring'

Daniele De Rossi has officially announced his retirement at the age of 36 after a career spent with Roma and Boca Juniors. “I simply need to be back home.”

It was announced in a joint press conference with Boca Juniors President Jorge Amor Ameal this evening.

“It’s not a serious injury problem or any other major issue, really,” assured DDR to the media.

“I simply feel the need to be back with my family. I miss my daughter in particular and she is missing me. I have made this decision, it is definitive.

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Monday January 6 2020
Report: De Rossi retires

Daniele De Rossi has reportedly decided to leave Boca Juniors and retire completely from football.

The former Roma star has a contract with Boca until June 2020, but Gianluca Di Marzio reports that he will terminate the deal and quit football with immediate effect.

The 36-year-old has struggled with injuries since he signed for the Argentinian side and after only six games, he has been linked with a role back in the Italian capital as Primavera coach at Roma.

Di Marzio claims the 36-year-old has decided to end his stint in South America prematurely.

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Saturday January 4 2020
Russo: 'De Rossi has Boca contract'

Boca Juniors boss Miguel Angel Russo has reminded Daniele De Rossi that he has a contract with the club, despite talk of a return to Roma.

De Rossi has struggled with injuries since moving to Boca last summer, going on to make only six appearances for the Argentine side.

In the meantime, it has been reported incoming Roma owner Dan Friedkin would like to bring back the midfielder in a non-playing role.

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Sunday December 29 2019
Roma: De Rossi to return?

Daniele De Rossi could make an emotional return to Roma if The Friedkin Group completes its takeover.

Corriere dello Sport agrees the American consortium, known for its distribution of Toyota vehicles, is close to buying Roma for €780m.

However, the newspaper goes one step further, writing how it has already spoken to De Rossi about a role on the club’s “technical staff”.

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Saturday December 28 2019
Fonseca: 'Long stay at Roma'

Paulo Fonseca confessed he wants to “stay here for a long time” and win silverware with Roma. “It’s one of the most important clubs in the world.”

The former Shakhtar Donetsk coach only joined this summer, but is already passionate about the Giallorossi cause and the feeling from fans and players is mutual.

“Results always make the decisions for us in the life of a coach, but as well as this wonderful city, I’d like to stay at a club that makes me feel at home,” he told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Monday November 25 2019
De Rossi: 'Committed to Boca'

Daniele De Rossi has pledged his commitment to Boca Juniors after making his long-awaited comeback on the pitch. “I want to play more here.”

De Rossi had gone almost three months without an appearance for Boca due to a hamstring injury.

However, the former Roma midfielder came off the bench last night to help his side beat Union 2-0.

“I’m not thinking of another place or team, I want to play a bit more here,” said the 36-year-old after the game.

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