What I have to say, I say face to face.

Claudio Ranieri

Claudio Ranieri

Profession: Football Manager
Nationality: Italian

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If I am angry, I am angry. If I am angry, then I have to be calm, and to be calm, I have to tell you to your face what I think about you. If we don't agree, then okay, 'Bye!' It's no problem.

We work so hard. Everyone does, but only one can win.

When you are in the big competition for the first time, you grow, and then you lose something when you go back into your own competition.

I'm from Italy, the home of Vivaldi, Rossini, Puccini. When I stopped playing and became a manager, football became like a beautiful piece of music to me - and the players, an orchestra.

When I played, I was an English-style centre-half. Always with my heart, always with my fighting spirit.

I am a lucky man because when I was young, I wanted to be a footballer. Suddenly, around 30 years old, I thought, 'I want to try to be a manager because it's different.'

If you go in Spain, you have to play with another style. The English culture is the English culture. If you come here, you have to play in this style.

If I continue to work as a coach, it is because my passion and love for football, for the players, is still there.

It was fantastic to win the title with Leicester.

It's not possible to win all matches.

I believe only in the mathematics.

I started coaching in the Interregionale league in Catanzaro. There were pitches with no grass; at times, we had no water, no training equipment. I had to do it all myself.

All my players must be ready because, sooner or later, I will need them.

For me, it is important to stay close to my players.