Ancelotti, oblivion at the top of Spain … and Europe?

The Italian coach will be the first to win a title in five major European championships.

Abandoned by the elite and forced to steer less prestigious clubs like Naples and Everton, Carlo Ancelotti shattered his image as an outdated coach by taking on Real Madrid. LaLiga probably before lifting it into the Champions League finals. Italian technicians reflect his player: age does not hold him. Almost at the age of 63, as the workforce ages, Carlo Ancelotti picks up the heavy torch left by Zinedine Zidane and makes a spectacular bet on his return to Real Madrid when no one believes him. Won.

Result: “Anyone”Never go back to real“11 months after he returned to control after being dismissed in May 2015.”White Houseยป, The first coach ever to win five major European football championships. “”Soccer has changed. But coaches have to move with the times. I don’t think of myself as an old coach.I’ve experienced all these changes, so I consider myself an experienced coach“I skated Ancelotti on Friday at a pre-match press conference.

Soccer is evolving day by day and needs to be kept up to date.

Carlo Ancelotti

“”Twenty years ago, when the first Champions League was lifted between 2003 and 2004 (Editor’s Note Milan), football is different than today’s football. Offside rules have changed, the ball couldn’t be returned to the keeper, and the goalkeeper wasn’t investing too much in possession … Soccer is evolving day by day and needs to be kept up to date.I, I try to adapt every day“,detail”Carlet“.

Whether in Milan (2004), Chelsea (2010), Paris (2013), Bayern (2017) or Madrid, Carlo Ancelotti will most likely lead the team to the highest national crown. Was completed. How ? Thanks to the ability to adapt above normal. “”When I was in Palma, I was negotiating to hire Roberto Baggio. He said he wanted to play as an aggressive midfielder, but he said no because he had to change the system to 4-4-2 to do so. If he asked me another question today, I would tell him: + But now, obviously we’re going to change the system +. After Palma, I went to Juventus, and there was Zidane.From there, I always adapted to the player’s characteristics“In mid-April, I explained Ancelotti to former Meringue Jorge Valdano on Movistar +.

Ancelotti was recalled on June 1, 2021 six years after Real Madrid granted a lower-than-expected first mission (2013-2015) from Zidane, who was struggling to break up with a particular leader. It took over. And that’s exactly because of his goodness and his ability to create links that the Italians have won.

I feel very loved like Milan

Carlo Ancelotti

“”Everyone says that if I’m here again, it’s because of Sergio Ramos’ goal (2014 C1 final won 4-1 against Atletico Madrid in Lisbon, editor Memo). But teaching Real Madrid fills me with pride. It’s very special.I feel very loved like Milan“, I confessed Ancelotti to Valdano.”I distinguish between people and what they are doing. I always have a lot of respect for people. But when I put the player on the bench, it’s not what he is, but what he does.Sometimes they find it difficult to understand“He said again at Valdano University.

Adjacent to his son David, his first assistant on the meringue bench this season, Regiorese is one of the greatest coaches of all time, after 40 years (1990, 2000, 2010, 2020) and the Englishman Bob Paisley3. The second to win two C1s. However, if he defeated Manchester City on Wednesday (9 pm) to advance to the Champions League final, he would be the first coach to win four C1s and Kylian Mbappe and Karim Benzema at Bernabeu, the new Santiago stadium next season. When led, Carlo Ancelotti quickly settled on the Pantheon of Real Madrid.