"They have won the Coppa Italia for two years running and finished second in the League, as well as having a great Champions League campaign."
A number of other sides flirted with Loria before he completed his move to Rome, with two unnamed Premier League sides reportedly amongst them.
"It's a dream come true and there isn't another team that could have made me feel like this.
"I will improve so much because I'll get to play alongside Francesco Totti, who is a great champion on and off the pitch.
"My dream is to score a goal in the derby. My other ambition is to play in the Champions League - that's something I've wanted to do since I was a child.
"I have arrived here at the right time because you don't feel so much pressure at the age of 30 as you have more experience."