AS Roma served as Main Partner for a special benefit concert in support of the End Polio Now charity initiative on Wednesday June 6th. 

The special evening, organised by Rotary International, saw  a delegation that will include Francesco Totti – who, as part of the preceedings, who meet Russell Crowe, star of the film ‘Gladiator’, under the backdrop of the world-famous Colosseum.

Russel Crowe and Francesco Totti

During the event the Orchestra Italiana del Cinema (Italian Cinema Orchestra), in collobaration with CineConcerts, brought to life the soundtrack to the film ‘Gladiator’ inside the Colosseum Archeological Park – as Ridley Scott’s Oscar-winning film is screened.

Francesco Totti

AS Roma supported Rotary International’s ‘End Polio Now’ initiative through a donation from the Roma Cares foundation.

The aim of the special event was to raise funds for the program, an initiative designed to eradicate polio that counts the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, World Health Organization, UNICEF and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention among its supporters.