Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti supports Canada at the World Cup as he considers it his second home


aItaly national team Qatar fails to qualify for 2022 World Cupreal madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti chose to support Canadaa team that did not participate Mexico since the 1986 World Cup.

“I’ll be cheering for Canada at the World Cup, like It has been absent for many years and it is my second home“, Ancelotti told Italian radio. “The president of the Canadian federation is from Abruzzo, so everyone is cheering for canada,

He has strong personal ties to Canada

Although his professional career has seen him heavily linked with Spain, Germany and England, Ancelotti revealed he chose to support Canada because they have deep personal ties to that country: His wife is Canadian-born businesswoman Marion Auger Macleay, Whom he married in 2014.

ancelotti lived in vancouver for a year After his departure from Real Madrid in 2014, and before Bayern Munich took over in 2015. Other than this, Victor Montagliani, current president of CONCACAF He is of Italian descent and grew up in Canada. He served as the President of the Canadian Soccer Association From 2012 to 2017.

He is open to the possibility of leading the Canadian team

Ancelotti wanted to be linked to the Canadian national team and I Some managerial positions in MLS for several years, and last May he said he would Open to coaching the Canadian national teamand now that nation and much more will co-host the 2026 World Cup,

and it will probably be provided, as Current Canadian coach John Herdman may leave To Europe after the World Cup in Qatar. There is speculation that when he stops training in Europe, Ancelotti could coach Vancouver Whitecaps in Canada,


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