The Inter flag on the occasion of his eighth anniversary as Inter vice president: “There is sincere friendship between me and Paolo. Baggio? He is the greatest I’ve ever faced.”
Twenty-seven years of Inter make Javier Zanetti the greatest Nerazzurri flag of the modern era. On the occasion of the eighth anniversary as vice president of the club, the former captain was a guest of the format Careers, broadcast by the company’s official channels. An opportunity to retrace a career full of successes, but also to deepen his current role and celebrate the most illustrious opponents. Starting with Paolo Maldini who today, fresh from his renewal, is the technical director of Milan: “I have always admired him, we have an excellent relationship on and off the pitch. He is a real, respectful person. He has always defended the shirt as I used to do. me and despite the many battles a sincere friendship remains. The greatest I have faced from a human point of view is Roberto Baggio, we immediately bonded when he arrived at Inter and it was not at all easy to have him against. Then I think of Messi, Zidane, Giggs “.
Ups and downs
The responsibilities are different now. “After a defeat, I always talk to the boys, I remind them that we are resilient. And it is said by someone who for years had only won a Uefa Cup and has seen the others triumph for a long time. But I always reminded Moratti that ours would come. moment and time proved me right “continued Zanetti. However, the dark moments were not lacking and the Argentine identified one in particular: “On May 5, 2002 it was difficult, sad. It is very hard to lose the Scudetto on the last day after having been in the lead all the time. Football gave us But then the night in Madrid (the Champions League victory in 2010, ed) allowed us to fulfill a dream. “The season ended with two trophies, the Italian Cup and the Italian Super Cup, both won against Juventus:” I hope there is always this unity of purpose so that evenings come true Like this. Life is certainly different now, but I like it because I remain attached to these colors and do everything with passion, without personal interests “.
Zanetti then told a series of anecdotes. “I wore a suit for the first time when I was presented at Inter. In Argentina I only used it for big parties. I bought a very expensive one when I learned about the transfer, at that moment I was a stranger, then I never stopped. . Facchetti was a wonderful person, he taught me a lot and I miss him a lot. I will always have a wonderful memory of him. The goal in the Uefa Cup final was very important, in front of my family: it was an immense joy to share that moment with them. Simeone was about to kick, I yelled at him to leave her and put her at the crossroads, not even Cragnotti could believe it. Simoni was our leader, he looked at us like children. Now on WhatsApp Moriero sends us photos of the Maldives! Cambiasso, Milito and Samuel are like brothers, we never felt like foreigners: Inter was our home and our family. led by exceptional coaches, who have been able to make us go beyond our possibilities “, he concluded.
July 3 – 8:06 pm
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