Meet the Primavera: 22 questions for Luca Pellegrini

A new website series shines a light on the next generation of players coming through the AS Roma Academy…

Name: Luca Pellegrini
Date of Birth: 07/03/1999
Place of Birth: Rome

1. First boyhood hero?


2. First team supported?


3. First team you played for?

“Cinecittà Bettini.”

4. When did you join Roma?

“In the 2011-12 season.”

5. First Roma player you met?

“Francesco Totti at Trigoria.”

6. All-time favourite Roma player?

“Francesco Totti.”

7. Favourite current Roma player?

“Francesco Totti.”

8. Non-Roma Player you most admire in the world?


9. Best match you've seen?

“Germany 0-2 Italy at the 2006 World Cup.”

10. Favourite sport other than football?

“Basketball, I really like the NBA.”

11. Most used social media platform?


12. Favourite subject at school?


13. Least favourite subject at school?


14. Favourite country you’ve visited?

“USA – I went to Orlando with the Primavera squad.”

15. Last song you listened to on your phone?

“Don’t wake me up by Chris Brown.”

16. Favourite all-time movie?


17. Best book you have read?

“Mike Tyson’s biography.”

18. Celebrity you’d most like to meet?

“Will Smith.”

19. Favourite food?


20. Favourite team in Spain?


21. Favourite team in England?


22. Biggest personal dream in football?

“To win the World Cup.”