Italian forward Francesco Totti has proven himself to be a remarkable maker as well as a scorer of goals, equipped with skills and techniques that are best showcased. Totti has enjoyed a successful year with both club and country. Recently, been awarded the European Golden Boot after netting 26 goals in Roma’s Serie A campaign, this season, beating his nearest rival, Dutchman Ruud van Nistlerooy. European Golden Boot has been awarded to the highest goal scorer in all the top European divisions, each season. Proving his gallantry, Totti played the entire season with a metal pin inserted in an ankle joint he injured in the run-up to his country’s World Cup triumph last summer. At the age of sixteen, he made his first appearance in a club match in 1993. With a series of electric displays, was rated as one of the most dangerous players in Italy. Owing to his consistency, was made Italy’s Player of the Year in 2000. Being part of the victorious Italian team at the 1996 UEFA European Under-21 Championship before making his senior debut in the UEFA EURO 2000™ qualifying victory against Switzerland. Closely associated with Italy’s glorious 2006 World Cup run, playing a part in every game and scoring the match-winning penalty in the second round against Australia. Apart from soccer, Totti is a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF. As a humble gesture, he has allowed a book to be published containing jokes, made at his expense to raise money, for the children’s charity.