In recent times, the legendary Carlo Ancelotti he has had the opportunity to face some of the best coaches in history. However, he acknowledged that there was a specific DT with whom, in his opinion, he had the best / greatest rivalry of his career.
In a quick question dynamic with Sky Sports Football, the historical Italian strategist said that there was a time (when he was in AC Milan and Chelsea) that he had great battles with Sir Alex Ferguson both in England and in the UEFA Champions League.
“Which coach do you consider the greatest rival of your career?” was what they asked him, in an exercise that was published on the YouTube of Sky Sports Football.
“There are many coaches… I have great memories of Sir Alex because we met many times when I was at Chelsea and also in the UEFA Champions League when I was at AC Milan. Yes, I can say (as his greatest rival) Sir Alex ”, targeted the three-time UEFA Champions League champion.
That they speak of rivalry does not mean that they are enemies. And that is why Ancelotti has no qualms about acknowledging the greatness of the legend that forever changed the history of Manchester United: “I think because he did very well, he had the opportunity to work a lot at the same club and was able to build a fantastic period at Manchester United. Of course Sir Alex was a very talented coach, with many ideas and respect for the opponents. He had an amazing career. ”
Undefeated Data. Sir Alex Ferguson managed Manchester United in 1,500 games. It was a period in which the Old Trafford entity added 38 titles to its windows.
Did you know..? With Sir Alex Ferguson on the bench, Manchester United won 13 of its 20 league titles, a historic treble and two UEFA Champions League. Forever in the history of the game.
Undefeated data. Carlo Ancelotti was 2009/10 Premier League champion with Chelsea. In that course, blues They beat Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United by just 1 point.
Did you know..? In the last UEFA Champions League (2006/07) that Ancelotti won as coach of AC Milan, his team beat Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United in the semifinals. An unforgettable battle that ended with a 5-3 aggregate in favor of the Italian club.