Aussie Daniel De Silva meets his new AS Roma team-mates on Wednesday night as the Serie A powerhouse arrives in Melbourne for the International Champions Cup (ICC) ahead of a date with Real Madrid on Sunday.
The likes of Francesco Totti, Ashley Cole and Gervinho headline a full-strength Roma outfit for the ICC tournament, which also features Real Madrid and Manchester City.
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Coach Rudi Garcia is bringing 32 players to Melbourne, with the likes of Italian international Daniele De Rossi, ex-Barcelona midfielder Seydou Keita, Brazilian defender Maicon and Dutch playmaker Kevin Strootman also included.
It will be a huge occasion for 18-year-old De Silva to meet his new team-mates having officially made the switch to Rome from Hyundai A-League club Perth Glory for this season.
Roma kick off the ICCI in Australia on Saturday night with a clash against Cristiano Ronaldo’s Real Madrid at the MCG.
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