Fans all over the world celebrated Totti Day as Francesco Totti played his last game for his boyhood club AS Roma. Roma finished second after a thrilling 3-2 win over Genoa which also guaranteed the Stadio Olimpico Champions League football next term. We take a look at some of the best tweets by fans all over the world, paying their respect to the legend:
As De Rossi gave Roma the lead in the 74th minute, many Roma fans were not at the top of the world –
De Rossi takes the goal right off Totti’s foot
— Greto (@gretotti) May 28, 2017
In the 90th minute, Roma were awarded a penalty and everyone was hoping that Totti takes, what an end it would have been to his Roma career!
Shame it was Perotti not Totti that scored Roma’s late winner. What a player. What a man. What a career. An absolute credit to his sport.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) May 28, 2017
Temptation would’ve been there to score, but Totti’s final few touches were about killing the clock. They were for Roma.
— Anthony Lopopolo (@sportscaddy) May 28, 2017
But unfortunately, it was Perotti who took the penalty and scored the winning goal for Roma.
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However, fans all over the world applauded Francesco Totti’s 24-year-old Roma career.
March 28, 1993: Francesco Totti makes Roma debut
May 28, 2017: Totti comes on for his final Roma appearance
The King of Rome
— Aftab akram (@iffi_chaudhry) May 28, 2017
When Francesco Totti made his Roma debut…
Shaggy’s Oh Carolina was no.1
Lionel Messi was 5 years old
Graham Taylor was England manager pic.twitter.com/dSFmxhTm2k
— Ladbrokes (@Ladbrokes) May 28, 2017
Francesco Totti’s career by numbers:
786 club games
307 club goals
58 caps for Italy
17 runner-up medals
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) May 28, 2017
Never seen any player get a send off like this. Literally everyone is crying, the fans, all the players, the cameramen. What a sight! #Totti
— VibhÖr (@VibhorDaga) May 28, 2017
— Pooja Dave (@ThePoojaDave) May 28, 2017
Farewell, ‘Rome’s 8th King’- Francesco Totti.