Daniele De Rossi to leave AS Roma at season end

Last Updated: May 14 2019 16:37

FOOTBALL- Italian football club AS Roma has confirmed that midfielder Daniele De Rossi will leave the club at the end of current season.

De Rossi had joined Roma as a teenager in 2000. In his 19 year long career, De Rossi made 615 appearances and scored 63 goals in all competitions for Roma.

“We will all shed tears when he pulls on the Giallorossi shirt for the last time against Parma but we respect his desire to prolong his playing career - even if, at almost 36, it will be away from Rome,” said club president James Pallotta.

The statement added De Rossi wants to pursue a new adventure away from Rome.