Chapter 6

Team Leadership: A Word from the Coaches

Carlo Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti was born in Italy in 1959. A former soccer player, he began his coaching career as assistant to Arrigo Sacchi at the helm of the Italian national football team from 1992 to 1995. He then moved on to Reggiana, a team that advanced from Serie B to Serie A under his leadership. After stints coaching Parma and Juventus, he took over the bench of Milan from 2001 to 2009. In the past, he had won countless victories with this team as a player; now he earned major victories as a coach including a national championship (2003), two Champions league titles (2003 and 2007), and the Club World Cup (2007). From 2009 to 2011 Ancelotti coached Chelsea, winning the Premier League ...

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