De Rossi, the symbol of the Italian ‘all-time player’

first_imgAnd after 16 seasons as a Romanist, in which he rose to second captain, De Rossi collected from the 2017-2018 course the bracelet that his idol and companion Totti wore. His career as a Romanist, which began in 2001, registered 459 matches in the Italian league, 56 in the Italian Cup and 98 in international competitions, in addition to four Italian Super Cup matches. His leadership and talent generated throughout his career the interest of great teams from Europe, including Real Madrid and Manchester United, but, as Totti did, de Rossi decided to dedicate his sports life to his city club and preferred to represent the Romanist shield to the possibility of obtaining more international titles. In fact, De Rossi only won three trophies with clubs: two Italian Cup titles and one of the Italian Super Cup lifted during the management of Luciano Spalletti in 2007 and 2008. The great success of his career came with the national team jersey Italian, with which he was crowned as world champion in Germany 2006, in a World Cup in which he played a leading role in transforming one of the decisive penalties in the final round against France. In that World Cup, with only 23 years, De Rossi was a leader of the midfield of the national team trained by Marcello Lippi and, despite a four-game penalty by a nudge on the second day of the group stage, he returned to eleven in the Berlin final, in time for contribute to the fourth world cup in the history of football in Italy.After 18 years in Rome, the American property decided not to renew its contract, which expired in July 2019, and De Rossi left the team among the hard-fought controversies of the fans to sign a one-year contract with the Argentine Boca Juniors. His stage in the whole of Buenos Aires ended after six months, with seven games and one goal. A period in which he became deeply fond of Boca, a team he is very grateful for, De Rossi himself highlighted in his farewell press conference. His football career officially ends on Monday, although football will continue to be part of his life, because in his plans he is studying to be a coach. Daniele De Rossi, a symbol of the Italian “tococampista”, tireless in defense and optimal at the start of the ball, said goodbye Monday to Boca Juniors, a club where he played since last July, and put an end to his soccer career at 36 years old. This was confirmed by De Rossi, speaking in Spanish, in a press conference offered on Monday in Buenos Aires, in which he said he is sad to leave the life of a football player and explained that, although he would have liked to continue playing “another ten years, “he wants to return to Rome to be with his family. De Rossi, born in Rome on July 24, 1983, ends a 20-year career, lived almost entirely in the team of his city and he is fond of, a Rome with which he played 616 games and with which he scored 63 goals. Midfielder of charisma, physical strength and great defensive capabilities coupled with a good technique constantly improved in his career, De Rossi was nicknamed from his early years in Rome as the “Future Captain”, the player designated as heir to the legend Francesco Totti.last_img read more

Hilton Hotels Corporation announced the addition o

first_imgHilton Hotels Corporation announced the addition of three of Puerto Rico’s most renowned luxury hotels to the company’s luxury and lifestyle brands portfolio. El Conquistador Resort & Golden Door Spa and El San Juan Hotel & Casino join the Waldorf Astoria Collection on Feb. 24, 2009 and April 7, 2009 respectively, while Condado Plaza Hotel & Casino will be welcomed by Conrad Hotels & Resorts on March 12, 2009. These newest additions mark each brand’s debut in the Caribbean and demonstrate Hilton’s commitment to the expansion of its luxury and lifestyle brands into key markets worldwide.Sprawling across a cliff top high above the sea, El Conquistador Resort & Golden Door Spa joins the Waldorf Astoria Collection. Spread over 500 acres of lush tropical landscape in the quaint fishing village of Los Croabas, the lavish resort comprises a grand hotel of unique villages designed to combine tranquility with ultimate luxury. The resort overlooks the converging waters of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean and is 31 miles east of San Juan, Puerto Rico and the international airport. Upon completion of a $120 million property-wide renovation in 2008, El Conquistador Resort & Golden Door Spa, The Waldorf Astoria Collection boasts a complete redesign to all 750 guestrooms and suites, the recently opened Coqui Water Park, an outpost of famed NYC steakhouse Strip House and the addition of the 21,090-square-foot Grand Atlantic Ballroom.Dramatically set on one of Puerto Rico’s most picturesque beaches in the fashionable Isla Verde district just five minutes from the international airport, the El San Juan Hotel & Casino has long been considered one of the Caribbean’s leading hotel and casino properties. On April 7, 2009, the renowned hotel joins the Waldorf Astoria Collection following a $52 million renovation completed in 2007. With 382 guest rooms and meeting spaces designed by Robert Barry of Barry Design and an alluring pool and beachside experience – Encanto Beach Club, by acclaimed architect Stephane Dupoux – the El San Juan Hotel & Casino offers an exciting and vibrant escape. The company is also developing Waldorf Astoria Collection hotels and residences in key cities around the world and next year expects to launch the Dakota Mountain Lodge, The Waldorf Astoria Collection (Park City, Utah) and The Bentley, The Waldorf Astoria Collection (London), as well as The Boca Resort & Club, The Waldorf Astoria Collection (Boca Raton Florida) and the legendary The Roosevelt, The Waldorf Astoria Collection (New Orleans). The Palace Jerusalem, The Waldorf Astoria Collection (Israel) is expected to open in 2010.Ideally located on San Juan’s upmarket Condado strip, the renovated Condado Plaza Hotel & Casino is a welcome addition to the Conrad line of hotels and resorts. The Conrad San Juan Condado Plaza will debut on March 12, 2009 showing off a $70 million dollar redesign completed in 2008 which included an intensive refurbishment of all rooms, public areas, an impressive new lobby, and 40,000 square feet of meeting space. Just 15 minutes from the international airport, this sleek and contemporary urban oceanfront hotel has the distinction of being the only hotel to overlook both the Atlantic Ocean and the tranquil Condado Lagoon.All 570 guest rooms, designed by Leo Daly have undergone dramatic transformations, merging plush comforts with seamless technology. Each room offers a private balcony with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean or Condado Lagoon, and the Conrad San Juan Condado Plaza’s Laguna and Ocean Wing accommodations offer large, luxurious suites.This addition is the latest international expansion for Conrad Hotels & Resorts, which currently operates 17 properties worldwide. These include four in the Americas – the Conrad Chicago, Conrad Indianapolis, Conrad Miami and Conrad Punta Del Este Resort & Casino, eight in Asia Pacific – the Conrad Bali, Conrad Bangkok, Conrad Centennial Singapore, Conrad Hong Kong, Conrad Jupiters Gold Coast, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, Conrad Tokyo and Conrad Treasury Brisbane, four in Europe – the Conrad Brussels, Conrad Dublin, Conrad Istanbul and Mount Juliet Conrad, Ireland and one in the Middle East – the Conrad Cairo.last_img read more