Totti: I was feeling pain in my thigh when I missed crucial chance against AC Milan

Roma forward Francesco Totti has revealed that a thigh problem prevented him from performing at his best in the Giallorossi's 2-1 Serie A loss away against AC Milan on Saturday evening.

The 35-year-old attacker got a big chance to double his side's lead shortly after the break, but failed to beat Christian Abbiati with his attempt.

"My first thought was to go for the chip. I also considered dribbling a few more yards or shooting with power," Totti explained to Il Messaggero.

"The problem is quite simple to explain though. I was feeling a pain in my thigh and simply couldn't hit it hard. That's why I chose the simple solution. I was afraid that I would pull a muscle or something and face a lengthy spell on the sidelines."

Totti left the pitch to make way for Bojan Krkic 10 minutes after squandering his chance as the knock prevented him from playing further.

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