Monday, January 20, 2020

Capello: Barcelona denied me Messi

Former Italian coach Fabio Capello, the former coach of Juventus and Real Madrid, remembered the fact that he wanted to sign Barcelona's Lionel Messi.

Capello watched Messi's skills in the Juventus match against Barcelona, ​​which brought them together in 2005 in the Juan Gamper Cup, as the Argentine flea began spreading his magic before the eyes of the Bianconeri coach at that time.

"I wanted to sign with Lionel Messi when he was 17, but Barcelona confirmed that it was impossible," Capello said in comments highlighted by the Sport newspaper.

Fabio stressed that Raul Gonzalez, the former Real Madrid striker, was the best player he coached throughout his career.

In this regard, he explained, "Raul was a distinguished professional, he was smart on and off the field and has unique and deadly movements, he is the best player I have ever coached."


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