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Claudio Ranieri

Claudio Ranieri Grande Ufficiale OMRI is an Italian football manager and former player who was most recently the head coach of Premier League club Watford.

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Every country is different, every league is different - all the culture.
I love the English spirit because when I was a player, I was an Englishman: I was fighting, and you had to kill me if you wanted to win.
Words are fine, but the most important thing is what happens on the pitch. — © Claudio Ranieri
Words are fine, but the most important thing is what happens on the pitch.
They call me The Tinkerman. Wherever I go people say 'Ah ha, there is The Tinkerman.'
I won the most important league in Europe, I think - not just Europe but the world - the Premier League.
If you are a loser in this sport, you are a loser also in life.
With Chelsea, the job was this: move up to the top, get into Europe. And I did that - fourth place in the Premier League and then into the Champions League, the season before Abramovich and all the money arrived.
The love the people of Leicester showed towards me was incredible. Even more than winning the Premier League.
Inside me there are two people. One is a very aggressive - I want to win; I won the Premier League, but now I want to win on Saturday. I want to win next season - and is never satisfied.
It is important to understand what your team can do.
I don't believe bookmakers.
If I continue to work as a coach, it is because my passion and love for football, for the players, is still there.
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.
I am not a man who wants revenge. — © Claudio Ranieri
I am not a man who wants revenge.
Am I too loyal to my players? I could be, could be.
When we won the title, I received gifts and cards, bottles of wine, and Champagne. When I was sacked, my house was full.
You use up a lot of mental energy in the Champions League.
What is important is to find the best solution for your players.
I think I am a nice man, but also, I am demanding.
We work so hard. Everyone does, but only one can win.
In London, you can eat your way around the world - Lebanese one night, Indian the next.
I'll admit I was curious about coaching a national team, but my experience with Greece was sufficient.
I have a lot of admiration for those who build tactical systems, but I always thought the most important thing a good coach must do is build the team around the characteristics of his players.
When you play in the Champions League, you are switched on - very, very smart and focused on every situation.
It is very important to be humble but to maintain the conviction that we can do something good.
I try to forget the past.
You really can eat well in England - if you have the money.
I am a loyal man.
All managers are under pressure. It's our life, always. It's about how we manage the pressure, the victory, we have to manage everything, even me - the bookmakers put me under pressure every time!
My idea about football is to play well, but even if you can't always play well, one thing I want is your character, your spirit. That is all I can ask of you.
I have won trophies around Europe, but never the title. Three times, I was runner-up. Leicester and the fans will be in my heart for all of my life.
My wife is the expert, but I like art particularly. I like Van Gogh.
Football is open; it is not only keeping possession of the ball and making more passes.
I hear what they're saying. I ask my English tutor, 'What is this word 'tinkerer?''
Rebuilding has always been one of my specialities from the time I started with young players at Cagliari.
The day my players relax, I get crazy. They know that.
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.
There is too much unhappiness in football, no? — © Claudio Ranieri
There is too much unhappiness in football, no?
I am very clear and very honest. I can say one thing, and you look at my face, and it is clear.
Over the years I've learned that, to be a good manager, you need to have passion, and you need to have a strong character. Without those things, the job is very, very difficult.
I have to thank Leicester City Football Club. The adventure was amazing and will live with me forever.
I believe only in the mathematics.
Football is about dreams, about feeling a special sensation, giving a surprise, and inspiring joy.
We must respect the referee every time.
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.
If you aren't a loser, you fight; you continue to fight, believe.
I want to buy pizza, but my players don't want pizza; maybe they don't love pizza. Because I said when we make a clean sheet, I will buy everybody a pizza. Maybe they wait until I say, 'Okay, a good dinner.' I told them, the clean sheet, I buy everybody a pizza. I think they wait until I improve my offer: 'Okay, a pizza and a hot dog.'
It's not important how many mistakes you make; it's about how many chances you create and how many goals you score. That is my philosophy.
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.
Mourinho is a fantastic manager, intelligent, clever. He is OK. — © Claudio Ranieri
Mourinho is a fantastic manager, intelligent, clever. He is OK.
I think everyone is the perfect owner.
It is with passion that I love my job. But it is with character that I am able to keep looking forward. Not just beyond criticism or bad results, but also beyond the good moments, too. Everything has to be a balance.
Wherever I go, the club is never to stay on the same square on the board: they have to move up. I don't know if it's coincidence, some calling, or destiny - but whatever it is, it's the story of my life.
I do not have much time for relaxation, but when I can, I like to read.
I am a serious man, a loyal man.
What matters is getting the best out of the squad you have.
I am the Thinkerman, not Tinkerman!
What I have to say, I say face to face.
Everyone's second team in Italy is Leicester. In Thailand, the first team is Leicester. I've received letters from Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil - everywhere 'Leicester, Leicester, what a legend.'
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.'
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