Champions League: Francesco Totti Record Goal Helps Roma Draw Manchester City

Francesco Totti became the oldest scorer in Champions League history as Roma held hosts Manchester City to a frustrating 1-1 draw in Champions League.

updated: October 01, 2014 07:42 IST
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Manchester City's Belgian defender Vincent Kompany (top) vies for the ball with Roma's Italian forward Francesco Totti during the Champions League Group E football match.


Manchester: Francesco Totti's record-breaking goal earned Roma a 1-1 draw with Manchester City in the Champions League on Tuesday, exposing the English club's struggles in European competition again.

Three days after his 38th birthday, Totti become the oldest scorer in the Champions League's 22-year history by lifting a deft finish into the corner in the 23rd minute, showing his instincts in front of goal aren't waning with age.

The goal canceled out a fourth-minute penalty won and converted by Sergio Aguero and put the Italian club in command of a likely race with Premier League champion City for second place in Group E behind Bayern Munich. Roma has four points from two games, three ahead of City and two behind Bayern.

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