Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Fabio Cannavaro Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
I would love to become the national team coach. I am aware that it is a tough job, but I spent 15 years with Italy. In my opinion, I have the right experience for this role and I know the environment very well too.
I have no regrets. I won with the most prestigious clubs in the world – Real Madrid and Juventus – and also with the national team. I won the Ballon d’Or and Fifa World Player at 33 years old.
Beyond studying, though, I think a coach should mainly have knowledge of football: if you do not know what to say to the players then you are not going anywhere.
When the national team plays, everyone feels a part of it. Everyone comes together. And when Italians come together, we tend to do well.
I’m a coach who admires attacking football. I want my teams to look to win.
People who know me would know that I take one battle at a time.
Change does not mean you will win with a new coach and achieve victories, but rather it causes instability in the team as the new coach needs some time for the players to adapt his new plans, which are always different than the previous coach.
With Benitez, he should not be measured on his time at Inter. The Spanish coach has important experience. He has won trophies in England and Spain.
Now, all the people who spoke before, when I won the Golden Ball, have shut their mouths now the coaches and players from national teams have given me this prize and this recognition.
It’s not one person that changes the team.
Cassano? His talent has never been in question, but his character has. As Italian captain and a big admirer I can only wish him to control his nerves better.
I do feel I’m a player who has played well in 2006.
I had good times with Juventus but when you are offered the chance to come to Real at almost 33 years of age it is a great opportunity.
Del Piero is like Raul in Spain, he is the number one.
A compact defense has always been the basis of Italy’s team.
I was trained under very famous coaches in the Italian national team, Read Madrid, Juventus, Internazionale and Parma.
I like Mourinho a lot. He has a good relationship with fans, and he always takes responsibility for his players.
Obviously I want to win something important, this game is important to me.
Prandelli is a coach with great experience and he knows how to work with young people also.
A coach needs time to get to know the players, the environment, the fans and the culture of the club. You can’t solve everything in one or two months.
As manager of Tianjin Quanjian every day, every week, I have to give our players everything I have.
Ancelotti is a coach with a lot of experience. He won the Champions League while at Milan, playing some great football in the process.
The only regret I can have is that Inter sold a player that is now completely recovered. I said many times that I wouldn’t have left Inter without showing who I was. But then they sold me.
I’m very proud because, all my life, I worked very hard to be a football player.
I have played plenty of matches where I thought I had left everything on the field and given a game my all, but what I have come to realise since I retired and began coaching – 90 minutes on the field do not compare to life as a manager.
My ambition with Al Ahli is to be an example for the local players. They must learn that professionalism is the path to success.
Italy is a great country, one of the most beautiful in the world, but I’ve always gone my own way.
As a player it was always not easy to play against Australia. It was always very difficult.
Of course, we all know Italy is an amazing country. We have stunning coastlines and a scenic countryside. We have a climate that allows us to spend a lot of time outdoors. We have fashion, we have food. But life in Italy is so good that sometimes we tend to rest on our laurels.
I would recommend all players go to Napoli, it is a gratifying and successful place.
Going to Dubai represents a different way of life.
Iniesta deserved to win the Ballon d’Or. To win it, you have to be lucky that the attackers have not done so well. If Messi and Ronaldo score 50 or 60 goals, they will always give it to them.
Napoli will always have my heart, and it is normal that I want them to win.
I love Forlan. He runs a lot, shoots with both feet, puts pressure on and he is intelligent and fast.
I know that people in Guangzhou have been very kind to me.
You know I was a ball boy at the Italy v. Argentina semi-final in Naples in 1990 and playing in a World Cup final is something every child dreams about.
As a defender, you can be many shapes and sizes. You can be short and fast. Or you can be tall and jump high. It doesn’t matter. The only necessity is that you are confident when you take the pitch – because every week there is a new challenge.
I am Neapolitan and Naples are the team from where I grew up.
Sure, it is true that none of us is Superman. But when we stand together, we can achieve anything.
When I first arrived at Napoli, I was the ball boy, which meant that I got to watch as the legends trained. Then, once I joined the youth team as a young teenager, I was a midfielder just like Tardelli.
Being in a football environment is where I’m most comfortable. I only feel excited and motivated when it comes to crucial, difficult, important matches.
When you win the World Cup, you start to become a legend – for the people around the world, you are different.
I started playing football in the streets.
I began searching for my confidence on the pitch as a young boy.
The arrival of Beckham at Milan is not just a matter of marketing.