Totti goes under the knife


ROME, October 27 – Roma captain Francesco Totti on Monday had surgery on his right knee for the second time in 18 months, his club said in a statement.FRANCESCO_TOTTI_The 33-year-old forward previously suffered a ruptured cruciate ligament in his right knee a year and a half ago but following training on Monday he went to see the club doctor, when it was decided that he would need surgery.

No details were given about long he will be on the sidelines but he is due to start his rehabilitation on Tuesday, according to the club statement, at which point an assessment will be made on when he may be available again.

Totti has been in good goalscoring form for Roma this season but has been injured for their last two matches, both of which they lost.