Totti leaves AS Roma: "The day I hoped would never come has come"

"Il Capitano" announced today the decision to step down as AS Roma manager, one week after the signing of coach Paulo Fonseca was formalized.

AS Roma's manager Francesco Totti has announced today he will step down because his views were not taken into consideration while choosing the team's new coach, Paulo Fonseca.

"The day I hoped would never come has come," Totti said during a press conference, adding that he was never given "the chance to express [his] opinions" on matters involving the signing and sacking of coaches and footballers.

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