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2016 03 09 Retrieve
[on Francesco Totti] Totti is what every child dreams of being when they grow up. A fan that become a champion, a champion that becomes a symbol, a symbol that becomes a legend. Talking about Francesco the footballer is a somewhat banal exercise as he can do anything on the pitch and do it well. Along with [Roberto] Baggio and [Gianni] Rivera, he is one of the most outstanding Italian footballers I have ever seen.
It isn’t easy to be the king and remain humble. He has stumbled, but knows how to get back up, he has had serious injuries but recovered, and he never gave up. The main thing about football, or what it should be about, is having fun, and for 20 years Francesco has done just that.
One day Roma fans can say ‘I was lucky, because for 20 years I was able to watch Totti play,’ and I can count myself among them. But I will also be able to add ‘I coached him twice.’
2017 05 26 Retrieve
[Zdenek Zeman says Totti has been forced out of Roma] He did not say he is leaving football. Others have decided for him that he will not play for Roma anymore. I hope Francesco decides to have fun and enjoy himself again. I don’t imagine him going to another Italian club. Abroad, yes.
Could he unite with Alessandro Nesta at Miami? I have no idea. I know him. It will have cost him to maintain balance and respect. But I’m not surprised. I know what Francesco has given Roma - he carried them on his shoulders. Totti has made many coaches in recent years; They did not make him
2020 02 20 Retrieve
[Respected football manager Zdenek Zeman has shared his belief that Juventus are the favourites to go all the way and win the Serie A title come the end of this season] For me Juventus are still the favourites, but if you they make a few errors in games, Lazio are ready to take advantage,” Zeman, who last managed Pescara in the 2017/18 season, admitted in an interview which appeared in today’s print edition of Milan based newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport.
In the end I think Juventus will win it, but it is not obvious. After eight years without opponents for Juventus, there is balance at the top. Inter are also up there alongside Lazio
2020 04 23 Retrieve
[on Winner] Sometimes the losers have taught more than the winners