Nothing about him seems enthusiastic: Carlo Ancelotti (left) smiles and Vinicius Junior smiles back.
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He wanted to end his coaching career, but now Carlo Ancelotti is more important than ever at Real Madrid. Also because something differentiates him from Simeone, Klopp or Guardiola.

“I don't know anything about football. But I think Real Madrid plays football well.” They are such concise phrases, uttered last week after the 1-1 draw against city rival Atlético Madrid, in a laconic tone and with a slightly bored face, that they are carlo anceloti Make a special trainer.

Nothing about him seems excited, he never seems angry, only occasionally raising his left eyebrow, which has become his trademark. With this composure, the Italian is very successful. His record: 13 titles AC Milan and AS Roma as a player, including two European Cups.