Associazione Sportiva Roma, more popularly known as AS Roma is a top flight Italian professional football club founded on 7th June 1927. They are also called I Giallorossi (The Yellow and Reds), La Lupa (The She-Wolf) and La Magica (The Magical One).
Except for one season in 1951-52, AS Roma has consistently been a part of the top flight league of Italian football. Though they are quite a big name in Italy, AS Roma has only won the Scudetto (league title) thrice, with their last league win coming in the 2000-01 season. They are yet to taste European glory and have ended up on the losing side in the finals twice - in 1983-84 and 1990-91.
Stadio Olimpico is the home ground of Associazione Sportiva Roma. Live several other clubs in Italy, AS Roma also share their home ground with another club namely their city rivals Lazio. The Stadium is only second to the San Siro (shared by AC Milan and Inter Milan) in terms of capacity.
AS Roma don't splurge as much as their rivals in the transfer window. Here are some of their recent signings.
Rick Karsdorp joined from Eredivisie side Feyenoord for €14 million. Cengiz Under was roped in from Super Lig side Basaksehir for a sum of €13.4 million. Bruno Peres was signed from Torino for €12.5 million. Lorenzo Pellegrini, Juan Jesus and Mario Rui joined from Sassuolo, Inter Milan and FC Empoli for €10 million, €8 million and €6 million respectively.
AS Roma sold their star winger Mohamed Salah to Liverpool for a sum of €42 million. He wasn't the only high-profile departure though as Antonio Rudiger left for Chelsea, Leandro Paredes went to Zenit St. Petersburg and Emerson Palmieri left for Chelsea for sums of €35 million, €23 million and €20 million respectively.