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Gianluca Di Marzio says his ‘best shot’ was to be a midfielder – La Gazzetta dello Sport

By Gianlucas Di MarzoFootballItalia staffLAGOS (AFP) – Gianlauco Di Marzi was not sure when he would become a coach.

For the last five years, he has been a player.

But in February 2018, his greatest hope arrived when he was given a call by the former Italy captain, Andrea Pirlo, who asked him to be his coach.

“It was a really nice idea,” Di Marzoso, 36, said.

“It would be a chance for me to work with a team that I was really familiar with.

It would be the first time I would be in charge of a football club, and it was something that I would never take for granted.”

Pirlo and Di Marzanio were in the process of developing a coaching academy at the end of their playing careers.

But after failing to sign up a suitable academy coach, they turned to Di Marzes coach, Giuseppe Guido.

“He was a coach that had been around for a long time, but it was only when I asked him why he had decided to become a Coach that I found out that he was very well qualified,” Di Salvo said.

The pair had spent the previous three years working together, but the pair became close in recent years.

Guido, who had been the team’s director of football from 2010 until his retirement in 2013, said he had “no idea” what Di Marzaros career would entail.

“I was very surprised that he is so interested in me and wanted to know more about my career, but I didn’t know what to expect,” Guido said.

“When I arrived in Rome, I knew that we had already been discussing a couple of days ago.

I didn.

I was quite surprised, too, because I knew from the first day that he wanted to be here.

It’s a very special moment for me.”

Di Marzios career was not without its challenges, however.

After the 2008 World Cup, the Italian Football Confederation ruled the Italian National Team ineligible to play abroad.

Di Marzman, the former captain of the Italian Under-21 side, was forced to withdraw from the World Cup and the squad was disbanded.

The World Cup was not his only setback, however, and Di Salvos team failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup.

“The whole situation has made me want to leave football.

It has given me an insight into the world, and in football, it has taught me a lot about how to behave,” Di Morzio said.

Pirlos, who played for the Italy national team, was the last man standing in Di Marizio’s final season.

But Guido had no hesitation about taking over the reins at the helm.

“As soon as I heard of the appointment of Giuseppo Guido as the Coach, I immediately thought it was a very good choice,” Di Martello said.

Guidos career in Italy had not been without controversy, however; in 2012, he was charged with sexual harassment and was sentenced to four months in prison.

Guidi said he believed the charge was a political decision.

“If you ask me, if I was not in prison, the prosecution of the former Coach would not have come,” he said.

Di Marzo said he was not surprised by the charges against the coach.

“I didn’t think it was politically motivated, but they had to make a political choice.

I understand that the court is not an impartial body, but you have to take the judicial decisions.”

Guido said he wanted a different approach to the squad.

“This was my last season in the national team and I wanted to do everything I could to give a fresh approach to my team,” Guidi said.

As for the future of the squad, Di Martelli, who was the coach at the time, said the team was “not for sale”.

“It’s an opportunity for us to have a fresh look at the squad,” he added.