Roma signs 6-year deal with ESPN complex in US

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ROME (AP) -- Roma has signed a six-year deal with the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex that will allow the American-owned club to hold its winter-break training at the Florida facility.

The deal makes the three-time Serie A champions the official professional football team of the facility at the Walt Disney World Resort, and Roma will enter one of its youth academy teams in the Disney's Soccer Showcase tournament.

The deal was announced Monday in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

A group of four Boston executives closed a deal in August to become the first foreign majority owners of a Serie A club.