Daniele De Rossi's Adidas
match worn Boots.
the season 2015/2016. Both boots are personalized with a
"GAIA", and "OLIVIA ROSE".
made his professional debut with Roma during the 2001–02 season, and
made his Serie A debut the following year.
With the club, he won the
Coppa Italia twice in 2007 and 2008, and the 2007
Italiana. He was named Serie A Young Footballer of the Year in
and the Serie A Italian Footballer of the Year in 2009. De Rossi
the captaincy of Roma at the start of the 2017–18 season,
retirement of Francesco Totti, during which he helped
Roma to the Champions
League semi-final for the first time in the
Champions League era. At the end
of the 2018–19 season, he left Roma
after 18 seasons with the team. With
616 appearances for Roma in all
competitions, he is the club's second-most
capped player of all time,
behind Totti. He subsequently joined Argentine club
Boca Juniors in
the summer of 2019, and retired from professional football in
of the following year. De Rossi represented Italy at under-19,
under-20, under-21 and senior levels, winning the 2004 UEFA European
Under-21 Football Championship, and also represented Italy at the 2004
Olympics, winning a bronze medal. From his senior international debut in
until his retirement from the national team in 2017, he earned
117 caps, and
is Italy's fourth-highest capped player of all time.
With 21 goals, he is the
highest scoring midfielder for Italy
post-World War II, and Italy's all-time
second most prolific
midfielder behind Adolfo Baloncieri. He was part of
the 2006 FIFA
World Cup-winning squad and has also participated at
UEFA Euro 2008,
the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup, the 2010 FIFA World Cup,
2012 (finishing in second place), the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup
(finishing in third place), the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and UEFA Euro 2016.
De Rossi was named in the Euro 2012 Team of the Tournament for his
performances. Along with Mario Balotelli and Giuseppe Rossi, De Rossi is
Italy's top scorer in the Confederations Cup, with two goals. In 2009,
he French sports magazine L'Équipe
named De Rossi as the eighth-best midfielder in the world.