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This week’s roundup also features a 44-year-old goalkeeper’s last-gasp goal, a Russian Cup final brawl and some Giro d’Italia memories

1) Roma legend Francesco Totti finally confirmed his retirement this week at the age of 40 and after 600 appearances for the Serie A club. Here’s a look back at the 24 years between his first and last games for Roma. While you can feast on his best goals here. He did it for Italy on plenty of occasions, too, notably at Euro 2000 and in moments at the triumphant 2006 World Cup. He also featured in his share of naff adverts as well, mind.

2) The first grand tour of the cycling season, the Giro d’Italia, gets under way this weekend and there are plenty of big names hoping to be crowned the winner in Milan on 28 May. The Giro has an impressive hall of fame featuring five-times winner of the event Eddy Merckx, Alberto Contador – who triumphed in 2008 and 2015 – the 2013 and 2016 winner Vincenzo Nibali, and Ireland’s Stephen Roche, who triumphed in 1987, falling out with his team spectacularly en route to the triple crown.

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