Totti had been out for over a month following knee surgery and some claimed he did not deserve a planned contract extension until 2014.
“Now I hope they keep on saying I'm past it, as it brings me luck. Go on, say I'm finished as a player!” he grinned after the 3-1 win over Bari.
“That is all I'm saying today, as it would be too easy for me to give interviews after a hat-trick. I'd rather go home.”