ROME — Roma captain Francesco Totti has penned a one-year extension to his contract, tying him to the capital club until 2017.
It will be a 25th and "final" season with Roma for Totti, who turns 40 in September.
Totti said Tuesday "I strongly wanted this contract, which represents the realization of my dream."
He adds: "I always wanted to end my career having only worn one shirt — the Roma one."
Totti, who won the 2006 World Cup with Italy, has made 758 appearances for Roma, scoring 304 goals. He tops both categories in the club’s all-time records.
Roma’s American president Jim Pallotta, says: "He’s earnt this contract and now we want Francesco’s final season on the pitch to be the start of a new era of success for AS Roma.’