Scouting Roma - Group E

Combining mesmeric control with thrilling efficiency, the beauty of this side lies in their heroic nature and determination to succeed. Calcio may not be what it once was, but if a resurrection ever occurs, it will be because of clubs like Roma.

An Italian football team owned by Americans, the club have embarked upon a journey to not only create a winning sporting project, but a global brand that will appeal to people of all ages in different countries around the world. Like all new projects, there were some teething problems: the right coach was never quite found; the balance of the team was never quite there; but, just when critics began to accuse the club of perpetuating mediocrity, it finally all came together.

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