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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Carlo Ancelotti by Carlo Ancelotti. The entertaining, revealing, and controversial bestselling autobiography of one of the most respected figures in the world of soccer. After a successful career playing for several of the most important teams in Italy—and for the Italian The entertaining, revealing, and controversial bestselling autobiography of one of the most respected figures in the world of soccer. The cqrlo moves from anecdotes of his life growing up in Reggio Emilia to stories of his time playing among the best footballers in the world.
The perfect book for anyone with a passion for the beautiful game. Hardcoverpages. Published October 19th by Rizzoli first published May 1st To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
To ask other readers questions about Carlo Ancelottiplease sign up. Does he talk much about his time aboard the Enterprise, and how that shaped his insights into the future of both football and humanity? See 1 question about Carlo Ancelotti…. Lists with This Book. This is a must read especially for A. It tells you insight about Milan and what it means to become a Milan fan.
Apart from that this is book is a page-turner. There are so many interesting stories and I have to mustered my strength not to laugh out like mad man. This book is not about football tactics, management or backroom negotiations.
It’s a story about a man who has win so much as a player and as a manager. My only disappointment is that the cover picture should not be him with C This is a must read especially for A.
My only disappointment is that the cover picture should not be him with Chelsea shirt because 1 there’s not much chelsea-related story and 2 ultimately, he has identified himself so strongly with A.
Milan, the cover should be him with Milan shirt.
carli In the end, buy the book and enjoy the ride. Cristiano Ronaldo Fan I am quiting goodreads. Good Bye Dec 25, Jan 09, Francisco rated it it was amazing. This sports bio of Ancelotti provides a fun and apparently laid zncelotti view of one from the inside of the game. Of course he is an expert of the game and of the details, but he spare us of the analytical views and analysis. We are shown things as of in his own eyes, from gamess first person perspective: It covers his beginning as a player to his carreer as a coach and this where it focus: Ancelotti is one kind of a coach and his approac This sports bio of Ancelotti provides a fun and apparently laid back view of one from the inside of the game.
Ancelotti is one kind of a coach and his approach to players and to the game is shown by him in this book trough is very tje narrative. He doesnt spare us of the details, no, the dirty game, the locker dramas, his personal and intimate opinion of the players and people involved in the business are all layed here trough the path of people and clubes from where he has passed.
He doesnt focus so much on tactics but more on the his observations of genuus phenomenon Worth every minute for me. Sep 06, Samir Perenda rated it it was amazing. Enjoyed it from the beginning to the end. May 10, Anders Hansen rated it liked it. If you love European football, this is a very entertaining read.
Carlo Ancelotti: The Beautiful Games of an Ordinary Genius by Carlo Ancelotti
A nice anecdotal book describing some of the very important incident ancelotti as s player and then as a coach. Dec 24, Amrith rated it really liked it. The pig can coach. Dec 04, gopal rated it really liked it. I simply love this man. I am a big fan of Real Madrid CF, so, when he came to coach us after Mourinho left, I was interested in knowing more about him. Because, you know, all the players said that the dressing room was tumultuous, divided and so tension filled under Mourinho.
And it was Ancelotti, who bought calm and stability to the dressing room along with it La Decima. So, I thought I’ll read about him Thr sense of humour is superb, he can laugh at himself, many anecdotes mentioned here tal I simply love this man.
His sense of humour is superb, he can laugh at himself, many anecdotes mentioned here talk about his love for food, his lighter side. He also talks about his style of managing, his love for football and other stuff. After knowing more about his way of doing things, I can see why players like him so much.
Although, I must say that few, just a few chapters are little boring, but that’s only because, I know very little about Italian football at s. Not just for A C Milan fans, any football fan can read it. Apart from his anecdotes, experiences, his humour makes it an interesting read. Apr 06, James rated it liked it Shelves: I picked up this book eager to read into the life of a Champions League winner – which he won as a player and twice as a manager.
He was also the manager who lost the famous final to Liverpool after leading I should also point out that I am not a Chelsea fan, but a Man Utd fan. Firstly, this book was very enjoyable and written in such a way that the pages flowed easily. At times the chronology is a little hard to follow but they may have been because it was from the 80s and the peiod of his c I picked up this book eager to read into the life of a Champions League winner – which he won as a player and twice as a manager.
At times the chronology is a little ordinarh to follow but they may have been because it was from the 80s and the peiod of his career which I knew nothing about. You do not need to be a fan of one of his clubs to appreciate this book. I had hoped for some sort of ancslotti into tactics or motivation, but it steers clear from those ‘trade secrets’. I guess the angle I desired would not have made the most commercially attractive book. Still, if you are interested in football this is a decent enough read.
This is a very funny book, full of anecdotes, not just soccer related but also personal stories by Carlo Ancelotti, a great player as well as a successful coach. When you see Ancelotti by the sidelines giving instructions to his players, it is hard to imagine that behind that intense focus and dedication there is a person who can even make fun of himself and his never ending passion for food. This book is not so much an autobiography, but rather the book covers mainly stories about his time as a This is a very funny book, full of anecdotes, not just soccer related but also personal stories by Carlo Ancelotti, a great player as well as a successful coach.
This book is not so much an autobiography, but rather the book covers mainly stories about his time as a player and as a coach. Geniuw the pages of this book we experience Carlo’s lowest moments as in bitter defeat as well as his greatest triumphs.
The book doesn’t disappoint. Even if you are not a fan of Ancelotti’s teams or strategies, you are sure to enjoy reading about great names in soccer in the last 30 years. Feb 06, Kelly rated it liked it. This was tremendously entertaining. However, it was with great remorse that I read about one of my favorite coaches in the beautiful game. That is, Chelsea my dear club unceremoniously fired dear Carletto Ancelotti this year.
I felt is was truly disgraceful and completely inappropriate. Had we left Carletto to do what Alex Geniuus has done in Manchester we would have clearly been a better club for it. However, it appears Mr. Abramovich had no patience for a trophyless season and we’re starting This was tremendously entertaining.
Abramovich had no patience for a trophyless season and we’re starting over yet again. I’ll hope for the best with Andre Villas-Boas, but I will be watching Carletto and wishing him well as he was a true genius of tactical formations and beauyiful true gentleman.
Arrivederci e buona fortuna, Carletto. Jan 07, Yousef rated gams it was amazing. This book one of the best books that I read in a while, the book about Beauiful the person outside the field outside the football strategy, although it focus how he was doing as a player and beauitful he felt to couch for the first time.
In the end I recommend it to anyone how like football in general. May 08, Rohit rated it liked it.
Carlo Ancelotti: The Beautiful Games of an Ordinary Genius
The book is pretty interesting and provided lot of insights how Ancelotti became the coach he is. He talked about how his flaws, his idols and players he worked with. His achievements are staggering in terms of trophies and leagues won as player and coach. The book captures all nacelotti the stories and incidents of Ancelotti. The introduction of book is good with Chelsea and ends on same note.
I am looking forward to reading his book on life after Chelsea and more of his rebuilding with PSG and his dream j The book is pretty interesting and provided lot of insights how Ancelotti became the coach he is.