ITALY SOCCER AS ROMA VS SAMPDORIA

Italian international player and captain of AS Roma Francesco Totti crashes against the boards as he celebrates after scoring against Sampdoria Genoa during the Italian Serie A soccer match in Rome's Olympic stadium on Sunday 18 January 2004, the last day of the first half of Italy' s 2003-2004 championship. AS Roma won 3-1 and remains the overall leader with 42 points, winning the title of "Winter's Champion", ahead of runners up Juventus FC (39 points) and AC Milan (36). But AC Milan is missing two matches: it has to play the match against Brescia later today and a match against AC Siena postponed to next 28 January. EPA/MAURIZIO BRAMBATTI