Francesco Totti to be 40-year-old Roma skipper

Totti, a member of Italy's 2006 World Cup winning squad, has scored at least once in all of the last 20 seasons. Roma currently share the lead at the top of Serie A with three wins in three matches ahead of Sunday's derby with city rivals Lazio.

updated: September 21, 2013 09:18 IST
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Rome: Roma captain Francesco Totti on Friday signed a new deal which will keep him at the club until he is 40.

"I thank the club for giving me the possibility of wearing the shirt that I have always loved and supported," said Totti, whose new two-year contract ties him at the Serie A side until 2016.

According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Totti's deal is worth around 3.2 million euros a year.

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