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De Rossi admits he almost left Roma

February 6, 2012
Daniele De Rossi has revealed he was tempted to leave Roma before signing a five-year contract extension with the Giallorossi.

• De Rossi gets new deal

De Rossi ended months of speculation about his future by putting pen to paper yesterday on a deal which will see him remain with the Eternal City outfit until July 2017.

"What drives me to stay here, to do my job with so much passion is this team, this city and its people,'' De Rossi said at a press conference. ...

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