Mayor of Rome speaks after Stadio della Roma vote

Ignazio Marino, the mayor of Rome, spoke after the Capitolina Assembly voted in favor of the Stadio della Roma being in the interest of the public, here are his words:

“Pallotta is a serious person, but there won’t be any discounts for him: we’ve asked for a greater commitment to the infrastructure. It’s important that Totti plays his first game in the new stadium by 2017.”

The Editor of, John has been covering Italian football as a freelance journalist for over 10 years and has appeared in various publications including,, and ESPN.