Visitors on Rome tours might well have noticed the sport-mad nature of their surroundings within minutes of stepping off the plane but those still in any doubt should try and secure tickets to this crucial European tie on March 11th.
Stadio Olimpico will be the cauldron-like venue as AS Roma take on the might of Arsenal in the second round of the UEFA Champions League.
The Giallorossi, as they are known, made excellent progress in the group stages and finished first after some impressive performances yielded 12 goals, despite suffering a shock opening round defeat to Romanian surprise package CFR Cluj.
For some years now Roma have been guided by the talismanic leadership of their captain Francesco Totti, a gifted footballer and spirited forward who has become one of the most loved players in the club’s history.
This crucial tie against London opposition for the second time in this year’s competition will see Roma tested to the limit in their quest for an elusive first European crown.
Why not book the Tiber Mini Cruise with Dinner in advance?