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Daniele De Rossi

Daniele De Rossi
Personal information
Full nameDaniele De Rossi
Date of birth24 July 1983(age 33)
Place of birthRome, Italy
Height0 m ( ft in)
Playing positionMidfielder
Club information
Current clubRoma
Number16

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Daniele De Rossi, Cavaliere Ufficiale OMRI (born 24 July 1983 in Rome) is an Italian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club Roma. He is the current Roma's vice-captain and nicknamed as Capitan Futuro (English: Future Captain) due to his high probabality as heir-apparent to Francesco Totti's captain armband.

With Roma he has won the Coppa Italia twice and the 2007 Supercoppa Italiana. He was named Serie A Young Footballer of the Year in 2006 and the Italian Footballer of the Year in 2009.

De Rossi has represented Italy at under-19, under-20, under-21, and senior levels. He was part of the 2006 FIFA World Cup winning-squad and has also participated at Euro 2008, the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2010 FIFA World Cup.


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