AS Roma, officially known as Associazione Sportiva Roma, is a professional football club based in Rome, Italy. The club was founded in 1927 and has a rich and storied history in Italian football.
AS Roma competes in Serie A, the top-tier professional football league in Italy, and plays its home matches at the Stadio Olimpico, a historic stadium shared with another major club from Rome, S.S. Lazio. The stadium has a seating capacity of over 70,000 and is known for its passionate atmosphere during matches.
The club’s colors are maroon and orange, and their nickname, “I Giallorossi,” refers to the distinctive colors of the team’s kit.
Over the years, AS Roma has achieved considerable success in Italian football, winning the Serie A title multiple times. The club has also lifted the Coppa Italia, the Italian domestic cup competition, several times.
AS Roma has been known for producing and nurturing talented Italian players, as well as attracting top international footballers. Many legendary players have represented the club, leaving a lasting impact on its history.
The supporters of AS Roma, known as “Romanisti,” are known for their passionate and vocal support of the team, creating a lively and inspiring atmosphere at the Stadio Olimpico.
AS Roma’s rivalry with S.S. Lazio, known as the “Derby della Capitale,” is one of the most intense and heated derbies in Italian football.
Off the pitch, AS Roma is actively involved in various community and social initiatives, using football as a tool to promote social inclusion, education, and health programs.
The club has a global fan base and remains a prominent institution in Italian football, with a strong presence both domestically and internationally.