Bruno Conti: From 1 to 50

Bruno Conti has recently been celebrated for a 50-year association with Roma, stretching back to when he made his first-team debut in 1973.

Since then, Conti has become one of the club’s top-10 most-used players of all time, worked extensively in the academy setup and even spent time on the touchline coaching the first team.

Here, Giallorossi Yorkshire goes through the numbers 1-50, giving one fact about Conti’s association with Roma for each digit.

1 – Involved in the first Roma Hall of Fame induction in 2012

2 – Goals scored in his first full season with Roma

3 – International goals he scored for Roma

4 – Braces he scored for Roma

5 – Games drawn as Roma manager

6 – Trophies he won with Roma (more than any other player)

7 – Shirt number he is most commonly associated with

8 – Position Roma finished when he was manager in 2005

9 – European Cup appearances for Roma

10 – Goals in his highest scoring season (1983-84)

11 – Appearances in the European Cup Winners’ Cup

12 – Countries he played games in for Roma (including Italy)

13 – Roma’s 13th top scorer at the time of his retirement

14 – Games he managed for Roma in 2005

15 – Match-winning goals scored for Roma

16 – Seasons with at least one appearance for Roma

17 – Date in May 1980 when he won his first Coppa Italia

18 – Age at debut in February 1974

19 – Yellow cards in Serie A

20 – Games taken to score first Roma goal

21 – Age when he scored first Roma goal

22 – Years spent as academy manager (1994-2016)

23 – Date in May 1991 of his farewell match

24 – Number of Roma teammates he shared a pitch with for 4,000 minutes or more

25 – Currently Roma’s 25th top scorer all time

26 – League appearances in 1982-83, when Roma won the Scudetto

27 – Date in March 1977 of his only derby goal (a volley)

28 – Players he used as manager

29 – Age when became captain (briefly) in 1984

30 – Substitute appearances for Roma

31 – Consecutive games started in league and cup after returning from his last loan away

32 – Minute of his first Roma goal in 1976

33 – Age when he scored his first UEFA Cup goal

34 – Appearances in European competition

35 – Age at last appearance for Roma

36 – Age when he officially retired

37 – League goals scored for Roma

38 – Goals scored under Nils Liedholm, the manager who used him most

39 – Age he became Roma’s youth sector manager

40 – Appearances in all competitions in the Scudetto season of 1982-83

41 – Total number of league goals scored in his career, including his loans at Genoa

42 – Appearances made for Genoa during his first loan spell away from Roma

43 – Most appearances he made in a season

44 – Number of teams he played against more than once for Roma

45 – Games he spent as an unused sub for Roma

46 – Serie A appearances he made for Roma in between his two loans at Genoa

47 – Total goals he scored for Roma

48 – Roma academy players to debut between 1994-2016, his stint as academy manager

49 – Number of Roma teammates he shared a pitch with in 25 matches or more

50 – Age when he managed Roma

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