12 Facts About AS Roma


Since 1953, AS Roma has played home matches at the Stadio Olimpico, a venue the club shares with city rivals Lazio.

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At the time, Italy was involved in World War II and AS Roma were playing at the Stadio del Partito Nazionale Fascista.

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The following season, AS Roma finished as runners-up in Italy and collected a Coppa Italia title, they finished as runners-up in the European Cup final of 1984.

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At the time of the switch, AS Roma lay bottom of the Serie A table after losses to Juventus and Genoa.

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On 27 April 2017, AS Roma appointed Sevilla FC's Sporting director Monchi as their new sporting director.

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Under Ranieri results improved, however AS Roma failed to qualify for the Champions League, finishing in 6th place on 66 points.

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The title roughly means, "AS Roma is not to be questioned, it is to be loved, " and it is sung before each match.

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Against Napoli, AS Roma compete in the Derby del Sole, meaning the "Derby of the Sun".

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In 2014 Daniele De Santis, a AS Roma ultra, was convicted of shooting Ciro Esposito and two others during clashes with Napoli fans who were in Rome for their club's Coppa Italia final against Fiorentina.

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In 2018 AS Roma ultras travelling to an away game at Liverpool attacked home supporters, resulting in a home supporter being critically injured.

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Since 1999, during Franco Sensi's period in charge, Associazione Sportiva AS Roma has been a listed Societa per azioni on Borsa Italiana.

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In 2015, Inter and AS Roma were the only two Italian clubs that were sanctioned by UEFA for breaking UEFA Financial Fair Play Regulations, which they signed settlement agreements with UEFA.

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