AS Roma president Jim Pallotta released a statement about the Stadio della Roma project right after the announce of the Municipality of Rome.
The show must go on! The Stadio della Roma gets the dreamed green light from the Municipality of Rome. Virginia Raggi, the Mayor of Rome, and Baldissoni, AS Roma’s general manager, announced the agreement between the parties in front of hundreds of journalists that were waiting at the Campidoglio for hours.
AS Roma president James Pallotta expressed his happiness for this historical moment releasing the following official statement:
“It has been a long, long journey – it almost feels like how it must have been for our Roman ancestors on their many campaigns.
“But the next step on the journey is in front of us. First and foremost, I want to thank our fans: they are the best in the world.
“Profound thanks also to the mayor of Rome, Virginia Raggi, the deputy mayor, Luca Bergamo, and the many other government officials involved in this process. Also thanks to Luca Parnasi and his team for their hard work.
“Most of all, I want to thank Mauro Baldissoni and the entire Roma executive team – both in Rome and overseas – along with all the players and the coach.
“This is an important evening for AS Roma. We look forward to building a stadium that the club, and the city, can showcase to the entire football world.