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17 players not even born when Totti made his Serie A debut!

A debutant under Vujadin Boškov in 1993, Francesco Totti has spent his
entire playing career at Roma. “Roma is everything to me,
everything a person can want: passion, love, joy – the team I
have always supported and always will,” he once told
UEFA.com.

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“I am 38 but I don’t feel it,” Totti told UEFA.com upon becoming the oldest goalscorer in UEFA Champions League history last term. He turned 39 on 27 September 2015 and is still going strong.

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Francesco Totti greets a derby victory against Lazio last season

These 17 players not even born when Totti made his Serie A debut-
1)Romelu Lukaku( Everton)
2)Emre Can (Liverpool)
3) Memphis Depay (Man United)
4) Eric Dier (Tottenham)
5) Lucas Digne (Roma)
6) Gerard Deulofeu (Everton)
7) Julian Draxler (Wolfsburg)
8) Hakan Calhanoglu (Bayer Leverkusen)
9) Harry Kane (Tottenham)
10) Mateo Kovacic (Real Madrid)
11) Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal)
12) Ross Barkley (Everton)
13) Luke Shaw (Man United)
14) Raheem Sterling (Man City)
15) Raphael Varane (Real Madrid)
16) John Stones (Everton)
17) Marquinhos (PSG)

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Not every footballer gets referred to as ‘ Il Bimbo d’Oro’ (The Golden Boy), ‘ Il Re di Roma’ (The King of Rome),’ Er Pupone ‘(The Big Baby), or ‘ Il Gladiatore’ (The Gladiator). With numerous records to his name, he is an household name in the Serie A record books. No prizes for guessing who this living legend is as the AS Roma club captain and living legend Francesco Totti is one of the most respected players ever in Italian football.

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European and Italian football will not be the same without this magician, or to use the famous catch phrase ”No Totti, No Party”

Cold war about to come between Enrique and Zizou?

Well, right ahead of the few clashes football fans across the world got a surprise clash between two big names in International football.This time El-Classico is not just a rivalry between two great football clubs , this time there will be an added spice to it.
The new man in Real Madrid dugout Zinedine Zidane is well known for his superb talent on the field but few might know him for his explosive side as well.

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Who can forget the famous incident in 2006 world cup final when Zinade head-butted Marco Materazzi to end his career in the most aggressive manner ever seen at the highest stage of football.

Apart from this in 2003 Zidane put his hand into Enrique’s face during a classico match.Now exactly after 13 years probably in april 2016 people will get a fresh look of their old rivalry in a different manner.

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Both the coaches are legends at their respective clubs, before taking up the responsibilities from the sidelines.
Perhaps there will be a moment of good gesture and handshake at the start of classico but who know’s what will happen next after refree will blow his first whistle.

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However once Enrique said “I respect him as a colleague.”Lets see what will happen next when Barcelona will clash Madrid at on April 3.

-by Raviraj Sinh Jethwa