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For De Rossi, Italy's squad is an oasis

For Daniele De Rossi, Italy's national team is a sort of personal oasis. It's a squad where he can simply be a highly dependable midfielder and push aside the immense pressure he plays under at his club, Roma. Born in Rome and bred in Roma's system where his father remains the club's youth coach, De Rossi has long been seen as the successor to Roma great Francesco...
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June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

And Now, Daniele De Rossi And The Worst Soccer Dive Ever

I think the Youtube user who uploaded this clip did it a great service by removing the sound, removing the context and playing it on loop. It helps the viewer detach from any distractions or personal prejudices and clearly focus on what might sincerely be the worst soccer dive I’ve ever seen.Daniele De Rossi is a 29-year old Italian footballer and midfielder for Serie A club...
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May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Daniele De Rossi’s Road to American Soccer Could Be Paved By Michael Bradley

There’s a strange symmetry to Danele De Rossi’s apparent desire to play soccer in the United States. The Italian soccer star stated his interest in coming to America last week, but he may not act on it for at least a few years, according to the New York Times. “I’m sure my future will be a good experience no matter where I play,” he said. “I hope someday maybe in the...
December 24, 2012  |  Discuss

De Rossi left out of Italy squad to face France

Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi has been left out of the Italy squad for the friendly against France for disciplinary reasons but teammate Alessandro Florenzi has been called up for the first time. De Rossi scored in Italy's last two World Cup qualifying matches but has been dropped after being sent off in Roma's 3-2 defeat to Lazio earlier on Sunday for punching Lazio...
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November 11, 2012  |  Discuss

De Rossi out for 2 weeks with thigh injury

Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi will be sidelined for two weeks with a thigh injury but could be back for the match at Serie A champion Juventus. De Rossi injured his right thigh toward the end of Italy's draw against Bulgaria in World Cup qualifying on Friday. He returned to his club and has already begun treatment. Roma says De Rossi will need around 15 days to recover,...
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September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Daniele De Rossi has the worst soccer tattoo ever

This is our submission for the worst soccer tattoo EVER. Apparently Italian midfielder Daniele De Rossi really hates slide tackling and cool tattoos? There is absolutely nothing cool about this yellow triangular mess of an ink job on the soccer stars calf….or is there? Daniele De Rossi has the worst soccer tattoo ever was first posted on July 3, 2012 at 5:38 am...
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July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

De Rossi attracted to Premier League

Daniele De Rossi has admitted he is attracted by the Barclays Premier League ahead of Italy's European Championship clash with England. De Rossi, who signed a new five-year contract with Roma in February, appeared to reignite speculation about his future on Wednesday when he claimed English football was "more interesting" than its Italian counterpart. The midfielder...
Via Fox Soccer
June 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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