Totti hit his 225th goal in victory over Genoa on the weekend.
"Catching Piola doesn't depend on me," he told Sky Sport Italia. "It'll be easier for us to finish in third place this season
"I'm looking towards Piola even if I know it will be really difficult to reach him. We'll have to see how I am.
"For now I'll continue, then I'll quit once I overtake him," he smiled.