Francesco Totti Celebrates Roma Goal by Taking a Selfie

Sean Swaby@seanswabyUK Staff WriterJanuary 11, 2015

Roma's Francesco Totti celebrates with a selfie after scoring during a Serie A soccer match between Roma and Lazio at Rome's Olympic stadium, Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Gregorio Borgia/Associated Press

Francesco Totti is 38 years old. 

But during Roma's 2-2 draw against Lazio, the elder Italian proved his youth in two different ways. 

First, he scored both of Roma's goals. He's still got it. 

Second, he celebrated one of his goals by partaking in a practice typically reserved for the young: He took a selfie. Not only did he take a selfie, but his "duck face" was surprisingly on point as well. 

Gregorio Borgia/Associated Press

Gregorio Borgia/Associated Press

Gregorio Borgia/Associated Press

#RomaLazio LIVE: TOTTI! pic.twitter.com/svRvM5KudC

AS Roma (@OfficialASRoma) January 11, 2015

#RomaLazio: #TottiSelfie Part 2 Behind the scenes pic.twitter.com/zSgqJzklYk

— AS Roma (@OfficialASRoma) January 11, 2015

Roma shared the result of Totti's camerawork on their official Facebook page in the match's aftermath. 

While selfies are often scoffed at (some clubs are banning "selfie sticks"!), Tottie's antics were met with widespread approval. 

Well, mostly widespread. It wasn't without at least one get-off-my-lawn moment: 

What a sad way for a legend like Totti to move towards the conclusion of his career...with a "selfie".

— Phil McNulty (@philmcnulty) January 11, 2015

[Associated Press]

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