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The Roma football shirt is a very popular shirt among football fans. The AS Roma home shirt is quite distinctive due to their colours. AS Roma are famous around the footballing world and the AS Roma jerseys are always popular among Roma fans.
AS Roma, known by their fans as i Giallorossi (The Yellow-Reds) and La Maggica (The Magic One) were founded in 1927. AS Roma were founded by Italo Foschi, who initiated the merger of 3 older Italian clubs from Rome; Roman FC, SS Alba-Audace and Fortitudo-Pro Roma SGS. The main purpose of this merger was to give Rome a stronger club that could compete with the teams of Northern Italy.
AS Roma’s colour of gold and maroon represent the same colours as the city of Rome. The gold symbolises God in Roman Catholicism, while the maroon colour represents imperial dignity.
AS Roma currently play their home games at the Stadio Olimpico (Olympic Stadium) which holds a capacity of 72,698. In September 2009 Roma revealed that the club intended to build a 55,000 all seater stadium in the Western suburbs of Rome.
Roma Football Shirts
The AS Roma away shirt this season is white with a gold trim and is of a similar design to that of the AS Rome home shirt. Such is the worldwide popularity of AS Roma soccer merchandise, Kappa produce a wide range of clothing for the club. This includes the shorts and socks to accompany the home and away replica shirts as well as a great training range which comprises of tracksuits, polo shirts, training jerseys, sleeveless shirts, caps, scarves and jackets.
Many players past and present have pulled on the famous AS Roma jersey including current stars such as Francesco Totti, Daniele De Rossi, Philippe Mexès, John Arne Riise, David Pizarro and Mirko Vučinić as well of stars of the past such as Vincenzo Montella, Sergio Santarini, Marco Delvecchio, Cafu, Vincent Candela, Gabriel Batistuta, Abel Balbo and Damiano Tommasi.
AS Roma are one of the biggest clubs in Italy and have many major titles to their name including the Serie A title and the Coppa Italia. AS Roma are a huge Italian side and are one of the best supported teams in Italy. The AS Roma jersey doesn’t seem to change that much design wise from season to season but still a great looking shirt and worthy of any collection.