Star-studded Roma set to land in Oz

Aussie Daniel De Silva meets his new AS Roma team-mates tonight as the Serie A powerhouse arrive in Melbourne for the International Champions Cup (ICC) ahead of a date with Real Madrid on Sunday.

The likes of Francesco Totti, Ashley Cole and Gervinho headline a full-strength Roma outfit for the ICC tournament, which also features Real Madrid and Manchester City.

Coach Rudi Garcia is bringing 32 players to Melbourne, with the likes of Italian international Daniele De Rossi, ex-Barcelona midfielder Seydou Keita, Brazilian defender Maicon and Dutch plamaker Kevin Strootman also included.