This is a three-year deal, named as the largest deal the club has ever signed.
Roma, Italian club and Champions League semi-finalists has announced the new shirt sponsors. Qatar Airways will be sponsoring shirts for them. This is a three-year deal, named as the largest deal the club has ever signed.
The deal was publicized a day before Roma's biggest games for decades, the first leg of a Champions League semi-final against Liverpool at Anfield.
Jim Pallotta, Roma's president said, “We are delighted to announce this historic partnership between AS Roma and Qatar Airways, two great brands with global ambitions."
"Today's announcement is the result of discussions behind the scenes for more than eight months with Qatar Airways... and comes at a significant time in the club's history, on and off the pitch. With a new stadium due to begin construction late this year and the team in the Champions League semi-final for the first time for 34 years, it's an exciting time to be a Roma fan.”
He added, “The club, third in Series A, would be proud to wear the Qatar Airways name on our shirts".
Both parties announced that the deal will last until the end of the 2020-21 seasons.
Akbar Al-Baker, Qatar Airways' boss, said, "We are very pleased to announce this new partnership, which will see Qatar Airways become the official shirt sponsor of AS Roma through the 2020-21 season.
"AS Roma is one of the most successful and well-known football clubs in the world."
Qatar Airways was the shirt sponsor for Barcelona for three years and the agreement ended in 2017.
The airline is also sponsors Bayern Munich's kit and the German giant's official airline.
The deal also emphasizes on close commercial ties between Doha and Rome that includes a deal, last October for Qatar Airways to buy a 49 per cent stake in private an airline Meridiana, which they had now rebrand as Air Italy.