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Daniele De Rossi Biography

Daniele De Rossi is an Italian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club Roma. He is the current Roma's vice-captain and is fondly nicknamed as Capitan Futuro. De Rossi was a product of the youth system of Roma from Ostia Mare, where he had played as a striker in 2000. He made his first-team debut on 10 October 2001 against Belgian side Anderlecht in the Champions League. He made his Serie A debut on 25 January 2003 against Como. In the 2006–07 season, De Rossi scored from 40 yards against Fiorentina with Sébastien Frey in goal. He also scored the lone Roma goal in the UEFA Champions League quarter-final against Manchester United in the 2006–07 season. De Rossi played many matches for the Italy national under-21 football team and was a regular on the squad that won the 2004 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship. In the same year, he won a bronze medal with the Italy national football team at the Athens Olympics. With Roma he has won the Coppa Italia twice and the 2007 Supercoppa Italiana. He was named Serie A Young Footballer of the Year in 2006 and the Italian Footballer of the Year in 2009. De Rossi scored Italy's first goal of the 2010 FIFA World Cup against Paraguay, making the score 1–1.  

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5 footballers who could play Logan
5 footballers who could play Logan
Hugh Jackman has once and for all hung up his claws from playing the role of Wolverine.
One club XI: Best team comprising players who have stayed loyal to their club
One club XI: Best team comprising players who have stayed loyal to their club
The best football team comprising players who have stayed true to their respective clubs.
Francesco Totti reigns on at 40
Francesco Totti reigns on at 40
There is not a shred of doubt in the minds of any Roma fan that Francesco Totti is the greatest player their club has ever produced.
International Friendly: Italy 0-0 Germany: Player Ratings
International Friendly: Italy 0-0 Germany: Player Ratings
Both teams featured a host of young players.
Graziano Pelle sent back to China after refusing to shake hands with Italy coach Giampiero Ventura
Graziano Pelle sent back to China after refusing to shake hands with Italy coach Giampiero Ventura
The former Southampton player has been sent home for reacting badly, although he later apologised.
Italy 1-1 Spain: 5 Talking Points from the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier
Italy 1-1 Spain: 5 Talking Points from the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier
Mistakes from both the captains decided the outcome of a thrilling encounter in Turin
De Rossi never tempted to leave Roma
De Rossi never tempted to leave Roma
The Italian midfielder opens up about what it means to play for Roma
Rio Olympics 2016: 5 footballers whose careers kickstarted at the Olympics
Rio Olympics 2016: 5 footballers whose careers kickstarted at the Olympics
A list of 5 players whose performances in the Olympics helped them to kick-start their careers.
Euro 2016: Italy 2-0 Spain - In depth tactical analysis of how Antonio Conte's side delivered a performance for the ages
Euro 2016: Italy 2-0 Spain - In depth tactical analysis of how Antonio Conte's side delivered a performance for the ages
Conte's Italy knocks out champions Spain which an impeccable tactical display taking the game to their surprised opponents in the first half
Euro 2016: Italy have perfected the art of closing out games
Euro 2016: Italy have perfected the art of closing out games
The Italians prove once again that they are the masters of closing out games.
Euro 2016: 5 players who were lucky to make their national squads
Euro 2016: 5 players who were lucky to make their national squads
A look at five players who have been fortunate to be called up for their national teams.
Antonio Conte: The real star of the Italian team
Antonio Conte: The real star of the Italian team
A tactical analysis of the brilliant job Antonio Conte did in last night's epic match.
Euro 2016: Italy Squad - Analysis and upcoming fixtures
Euro 2016: Italy Squad - Analysis and upcoming fixtures
We analyse the Italy squad, formation, tactics, strengths, weaknesses and speculate on how far they will go in the competition.
Roma star De Rossi leaves World Cup medal in Italy kitman's coffin as tribute
Roma star De Rossi leaves World Cup medal in Italy kitman's coffin as tribute
Francesco Totti also paid tribute to Italian kitman Pietro Lombardi
Which of the Top 5 European leagues currently has the most one-club players?
Which of the Top 5 European leagues currently has the most one-club players?
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