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Roma captain Daniele de Rossi: Romanista must be united

Roma captain Daniele de Rossi is sorry over the growing disunity of fans in recent times.

De Rossi believes all Romanistas should stick together.

He stated: “Over the years I've realised the pressure around Roman clubs is not as decisive as I used to think. Of course, the radio stations and extreme passions in the city can go over the limit and I think it has become damaging.

“In the past, a Romanista would always defend another Romanista or another player, even if he was the worst. It was a family, we were all united as Romanisti and therefore different to everyone else. Now people are divided so easily by anything, there is a tendency to create chaos and controversy. Nobody accepts they got it wrong.

“Perhaps it's also the era of social networks that made people so fixed on their own ideas. Everything you say is written down and searched for and shown back to you.

“Having said all of that, I still believe we can win in such a complex environment. I don't want and am not looking for excuses."

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