Francesco Totti's Signed 1996/97 Shirt
Get your hands on Francesco Totti's 1996/97 championship shirt.
This shirt is the second in a collection of 27 Francesco Totti shirts that have been donated to the Roma Cares Foundation by a collector and are being put up for auction one by one. Here we trace Totti's career through the shirts he wore from 1995 to 2017.
This was the last season that the shirt featured the technical sponsor Asics and the "wolf-cub" designed by Piero Gratton, which was replaced the following year by Capitoline Wolf.
This shirt is the last one to bear a number other than 10, the number associated with Totti.
Francesco Totti has signed this shirt on the back, making it a true collector's item.
- Red short-sleeved shirt
- 1996/97 Serie A championship
- Roma emblem on the front
- Official sponsor INA Assitalia on the front
- Technical sponsor Asics on the front
- Number 17
- Size M
- This shirt is a used item from the official store. It was not issued or worn by a player.
Roma Cares will devolve all proceeds from this auction to the Ospedale Bambin Gesù, and in particular the Thoracic Transplantation and Pulmonary Hypertension Unit - Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery (DMCCP).
The collector expressed the desire that funds raised should be donated to the unit that was of great support to his friend Andrea Mongiardo, who passed away last year after having lived for many years with the heart of little Nicholas Green, killed in 1994 aged just 7 during a robbery attempt.
Roma Cares was founded in 2014 with the aim of promoting education and positive values through sports. The foundation is a public charity tied to AS Roma’s wider context of respect and corporate social responsibility.
The foundation will carry out its institutional activity through projects and campaigns that principally aim at supporting and developing the growth of children and youth in disadvantaged situations.
For this purpose, the foundation will be involved in planning, implementing and organizing free sports initiatives for disadvantaged children, guaranteeing their right to sports and making it accessible to the needy, and recognizing its primary and irreplaceable educational, social and protective function.
In every case, the foundation’s activities will be aimed at benefitting those with physical, psychological, economic, social or family disadvantages.
The foundation aims to address these social categories and regulate its activities through AS Roma’s fundamental principles: responsibility towards the local community, dedication to projects capable of guaranteeing a lasting legacy, focuse on youth, respect for the community’s identity and the ancient tradition that makes Rome a capital naturally predisposed to integration and enrichment based on cultural, ethnic and linguistic diversity.