From father to son

The Roma Art series continues today with a look at the work of Indonesian graphic designer Fauzan…

Vincent Candela (Bedarieux, 24 October 1973) – Although his arrival with met with scepticism, coming off the chaotic 1996/97 season, Candela quickly rose up the pecking order of Roma fans’ most-loved players.He began to dazzle under the stewardship of Zdenek Zeman. He was good going forward with quick feet, able to get to the by-line, exchange passes with team-mates, or drift inside looking for one-twos or a shooting opportunity. then under Capello as he became a devastating wing-back

Vincent Candela (Bedarieux, 24 October – Although his arrival with met…

Juan Alberto Schiaffino (Montevideo 28 July 1925 – Montevideo 13 November 2002) – A footballing colossus, one of the best players of all time. Juan Alberto Schiaffino played the last two seasons of his career at Roma, winning the 1961 Fairs Cup. He came to Roma ten years after the legendary 1950 World Cup final, which saw Uruguay break Brazilian hearts as they came from behind to win 2-1 with goals from Schiaffino and another future Roma star, the irrepressible Alcides Ghiggia.

Juan Alberto Schiaffino (Montevideo 28 July 1925 – Montevideo 13 November 2002) – A footballing colossus, one of the best players of all time. Juan Alberto Schiaffino played the last two seasons of his career at Roma, winning the 1961 Fairs Cup. He came to Roma ten years after the legendary 1950 World Cup final, which saw Uruguay break Brazilian hearts as they came from behind to win 2-1 with goals from Schiaffino and another future Roma star, the irrepressible Alcides Ghiggia.

Francesco Rocca (San Vito Romano, 2 August 1954) – It is difficult to mention Rocca without wondering 'What if?'. But history provides perspective and helps to ease the huge sense of lasting regret for a career that was blighted by injuries. It seems right to describe Rocca not as what he might have become but what he actually was. One of the early exponents of the modern FB role, an original member of the team that went on to lift the 1983 Scudetto and a veritable idol for the Giallorossi

Francesco Rocca (San Vito Romano, 2 August 1954) – It is difficult to mention Rocca without wondering 'What if?'. But history provides perspective and helps to ease the huge sense of lasting regret for a career that was blighted by injuries. It seems right to describe Rocca not as what he might have become but what he actually was. One of the early exponents of the modern FB role, an original member of the team that went on to lift the 1983 Scudetto and a veritable idol for the Giallorossi

Carlo Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti, current manager of Real Madrid, in his playing days with AS Roma, circa

Giancarlo De Sisti A creative and technically gifted deep-lying playmaking midfielder, who is regarded as one of Italy's and Roma's greatest ever playmakers, De Sisti was known for his simple yet efficient style of play; this involved him constantly looking for spaces, playing many short and accurate passes on the ground, and taking very few touches of the ball, in order to retain possession, reduce the chance of errors, and set his team's temp

Giancarlo De Sisti A creative and technically gifted deep-lying playmaking midfielder, who is regarded as one of Italy's and Roma's greatest ever playmakers, De Sisti was known for his simple yet efficient style of play; this involved him constantly looking for spaces, playing many short and accurate passes on the ground, and taking very few touches of the ball, in order to retain possession, reduce the chance of errors, and set his team's temp

Mister Luciano Spalletti

Roma Art returns with a series of incredibly detailed life-like Roma portraits by Indonesian designer Taufik Kurohman

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