Official: De Rossi renews until 2019


Roma officially announced that Daniele De Rossi has signed a new contract, here is the full release:

The club is pleased to confirm that midfielder Daniele De Rossi has signed a new two-year contract with AS Roma.

The 33-year-old has signed a new deal with the Giallorossi that expires on 30 June 2019.

The central midfielder, a product of the club’s youth academy, has made a total of 561 appearances for the first team, scoring 59 goals.

He has also won over 100 caps for Italy, winning the World Cup in 2006.

During the 2016-17 campaign De Rossi made 40 appearances in all competitions, scoring five goals.

Four of those came in the last five games, as he helped the Giallorossi finish second in Serie A and secure automatic passage into next season’s Champions League group stage.

De Rossi made his debut for the club in 2001.

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