Roberto Di Matteo Perfect for Montreal Job

 Less than 24 hours after his Chelsea side suffered a one-sided loss to Juventus in the UEFA Champions League last month, coach Roberto Di Matteo found himself unemployed. Some have questioned where Di Matteo will end up next. He admits he and his family are happy in England. But he could leave. Some have suggested that he will move to Italy. That seems unlikely,  as he has never coached in Italy and coaches generally do not start in Serie A without having proven themselves in the lower ranks of Italian soccer. Granted, Di Matteo did win the UEFA Champions League, the biggest prize in Europe. But Serie A clubs are looking for coaches who can take a team over a full season and not just a short period. Di Matteo isn’t likely up for any elite job in Europe. Thus, perhaps a good way to rebuild his reputation would be in Major League Soccer. There is one team in the league that has a vacancy and would be a perfect fit for Di Matteo—the Montreal Impact. Monteal’s two best players, defender Alessandro Nesta and forward Marco Di Vaio were just getting their careers started in the middle of the 1990s ...
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Are You Kidding Me? MLS Does Not Want Nesta

    This one is hard to figure out. On one side of the coin you have a 36-year-old defender who is one of the greatest of all-time, if not the greatest (even if other greats may have won more trophies). He is more than willing to come and continue his career in the United States in Major League Soccer. He loves it here and spends much of his free time away from the pitch at his home in Florida. Italy’s Alessandro Nesta is more dominant than Fabio Cannavaro, MVP of the 2006 World Cup and subsequently the FIFA World Player of the Year. He helped his first club Lazio win the Scudetto (Serie A title) in 2000. It was its first Scudetto since 1974. Moving on to AC Milan in the summer of 2002, Nesta continued by helping the Rossoneri win the Scudetto in 2004 and 2011. The club also won the 2003 and 2007 UEFA Champions League, the 2007 FIFA Club World Cup. Sadly, he missed most of World Cup 2006 due to injury even though he was regarded as Italy’s top defender entering the tournament. He also won a number of individual honors. Perhaps Nesta’s biggest claim ...
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