ROME: AS Roma captain Francesco Totti scored a brace in the club's 3-2 home success over Lecce on Sunday to move into the top 10 list of all-time Serie A goalscorers.
His two goals took the 32-year-old's tally to 175 in the top flight since making his debut for Roma in 1994.
In reaching the top 10, having scored his ninth and 10th league goals this season, Totti replaced former Roma forward Amedeo Amedei (174 goals), who reigned during the 1940s and is now 87 years old.
Top 10 Serie A goalscorers: 1. Silvio Piola 274, 2. Gunnar Nordhal (SWE) 225, 3. Giuseppe Meazza 216, . Jose Altafini 216, 5. Roberto Baggio 205, 6. Kurt Hamrin (SWE) 190, 7. Beppe Signori 188, 8. Gabriel Batistuta (ARG) 184, 9. Gianpiero Boniperti 178, 10. Francesco Totti 175 ... 13. Alessandro Del Piero 165