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​Roma forward Totti to retire at end of season

Roma striker Francesco Totti will retire from playing at the end of the season.

The 40-year-old. who has scored 250 goals in more than 600 appearances for his one and only club, is to take on a new non-playing role.

The club's new director of football, Monchi said: "In terms of Totti, I already knew that there was an agreement with the club that this would be his final year as a player, then he'd start as a director.

"Francesco is Roma, I want to be as close to him as possible. I'd love to learn even one per cent of the huge amount that he knows."

Ian Ferris
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