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AS Roma Gets Ready to Face Liverpool at Fenway Park


On July 22, players from Italy’s Serie A squad AS Roma practiced at Tufts University’s soccer field, one day before the friendly match against Liverpool FC of the English Premier League. Among the Roma players, international stars Francesco Totti and Daniele De Rossi were also present. Here are some pictures we took: All photos by Nicola Orichuia. Please contact us for permission to use them.

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AS Roma Beats Liverpool 2-1 at Fenway Park


Serie A's AS Roma kicked off its summer friendly season with a 2-1 victory over British Premier League's Liverpool.

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Celtics’ Garnett to Buy Into A.S. Roma

Kevin Garnett (original photo by Keith Allison)

Kevin Garnett reportedly seeking to invest in Italian team recently purchased by Boston-based team of investors.

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Thomas DiBenedetto Finally Named President of AS Roma


On Tuesday, September 27, 2011, one month after taking a controlling share in Serie A's AS Roma soccer team, American entrepreneur Thomas DiBenedetto has been named president of AS Roma, the club announced in a statement on their website on Tuesday.

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“The Deal is Done” – U.S. led group acquires AS Roma

Tullio Camiglieri (left) and Thomas DiBenedetto - April 15, 2011

Thomas DiBenedetto and AS Roma representatives held a press conference in Boston on Friday, April 15, hinting at the possibility of soon closing the deal that would put the Italian soccer team in the hands of American owners. “The deal is done,” said DiBenedetto, “we just have to receive approval from the stock exchange and antitrust regulators.” Details of the deal were not disclosed, but DiBenedetto pointed out he was “determined to overcome any obstacles.” Pictures of the event: Once regulatory approval is granted, DiBenedetto’s group will own 67% of AS Roma, for a value of approximately $100 million. The ...

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Roma Sale to DiBenedetto Gets Closer


Multiple reports seem to indicate that Red Sox co-owner Thomas DiBenedetto is set to buy Italian soccer team Roma for 200 million euro.

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Boston Investors Eyeing Roma Soccer Team


Italy’s main sports newspaper, La Gazzetta dello Sport, is reporting that Thomas R. DiBenedetto, president of investment management firm Boston International Group, alongside a partner at New England Sports Ventures, is the lead investor in the discussions currently taking place in New York to buy A.S. Roma, one of the top teams in the Italian Serie A league. Based on the report, representatives of UniCredit bank, the team’s current owner, have extended their stay in New York to discuss the sale with 61-year-old DiBenedetto, whose family is originally from Salerno. He is a partner of New England Sports Ventures, which ...

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