Vincenzo Montella is one of the best strikers Roma have had in recent memory, battling against the odds to become one of just seven players to score 100 goals for the club.
Despite being signed for what was then a club record fee in 1999, Montella did not appear to fit firmly in the plans of his new boss Fabio Capello. Nonetheless, a decade later, Montella left as a legend.
One of the players who scored on the final day when Roma won Serie A in 2001, Montella was the club’s top scorer in three of his seasons in the capital – including the one immediately after his arrival.
L’Aeroplanino celebrates his birthday on 18th June, one day after the anniversary of Roma’s most recent league title triumph. But how much do you know about his career with the club?
Happy 46th birthday to former #ASRoma striker @VMontella! 🎂— Giallorossi Yorkshire (@RomaYorkshire) June 18, 2020
A member of the club Hall of Fame, he was part of the squad that won Serie A in 2001, and is one of only seven players to score 100 goals for Roma.
Tanti auguri, Aeroplanino! 🎉 pic.twitter.com/Vl7USfrdLE
Here are 10 multiple choice questions all about Montella’s time at Roma – both as a player, and as interim manager, at the end of the 2010-11 season.