AS Roma is only referred to as Roma because it will be hard for others to pronounce what it actually means. It actually means Associazione Sportiva Roma and most people would just say that the team is called Roma to spare themselves the trouble. Based from this alone, it is quite evident that this is a football team based in Rome. If you are highly interested in this team, you should know that you are not alone. If you decide to download this as your desktop's wallpaper, you can easily see Roma's most popular player running after and protecting the ball at the same time.