Football Fans Sympathize With Roma Legend Totti After Heartbreaking Story of Bitter Breakdown of His Marriage

Football Fans Sympathize With Roma Legend Totti After Heartbreaking Story of Bitter Breakdown of His Marriage

  • Soccer fans across the face of the earth showed love and warmth to ex-Roma captain Francesco following his heartbreaking revelation about his ordeal with depression
  • Totti, regarded as the most loyal football player of this generation, opened up about his wife's infidelity which drove him into a state of depression
  • The 45-year-old former Italy international made over 750 appearances for AS Roma, where he is held in high esteem due to his unflinching love and loyalty to the club

Football fans across social media have offered comforting words to iconic Italian footballer Francesco Totti after he revealed his battle with depression.

Totti, who enjoyed a colourful career with AS Roma, opened up about his struggle with depression after he discovered his long-term wife Ilary Blasi was cheating on him.

The 45-year-old made the shocking revelation about the bitter breakdown of his marriage since his retirement.

Francesco Totti, Ilary Blasi, AS Roma, breakdown, depression, infidelity
Roma legend Francesco Totti announced his separation from his wife Ilary Blasi in July 2022. Photo credit: @Football_Tweet
Source: Twitter

And ever since Totti's stomach-rumbling disclosure, football fans and social media users lined up in their droves to sympathize with the 2006 World Cup winner, affectionately called The Golden Boy.

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Below are some of the comments from sympathizers:

@musaxv tweeted:

"Totti being the symbol of loyalty in football while having an unfaithful wife is just sad."

@HLTCO added:

"The fact that one club legend Francesco Totti was cheated on when he was grieving for his father is absolutely horrible."

@haidaer wrote:

"Totti was loyal to one club all his life but sadly he couldn’t get a loyal wife, imagine losing your dad and your wife cheating on you that’s some crazy sh*t man, fear women."

@10HagRole consoled the iconic Italian footballer:

"One of the most loyal men I have ever seen gets treated like dirt. The evil world we live in. we’re all with you Totti."

@ManlikeDesire situated Totti's situation to that of Iliçic before asking for divine intervention:

"Josip Iliçic and now Totti. Omoo. Only God knows what these footballing stars are going through. God help us."

AS Roma legend Totti breaks silence on battle with depression

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Roma legend Francesco Totti has opened up about his struggle with depression after learning that his former wife was cheating on him.

Totti enjoyed an illustrious career with Roma spanning 25 years before he hung his boots in 2017.

However, despite his outstanding career, his social life did not quite flourish post-retirement, with the Italian parting ways with his long-term wife, Ilary Blasi.

Source: Sports Brief News