José Mourinho began his football management career as an interpreter/translator for Sir Bobby Robson in Portugal (Sporting Clube and Porto) and Spain (FC Barcelona), respectively.
15 April 2013
Arrigo Sacchi: "Bayern Munich: A Lesson of Total Football to Juventus."
Mandzukic scoring on Buffon in the return leg.
Photo credit: Reuters.
Former AC Milan, Parma, Atletico Madrid and Azzurri manager, Arrigo Sacchi, wrote an intriguing and detailed analysis about the recent Bayern Munich elimination of Juventus in the Champions League (aggregate of 4-0 for the Germans).
Mr. Sacchi made incisive comments not only about this particular Champions League tie, but also, how Italian football needed to change. He felt that the Germans presented Juventus individually, and Italian football collectively, with a much-needed lesson in total football.
Let's see what Mr. Sacchi had to say.
Steve Amoia is a freelance writer and translator from Washington, D.C. He is the publisher of World Football Commentaries and The Soccer Translator. You can follow Steve @worldfootballcm on Twitter.
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