The 62-year-old Italian coach could definitely leave the club benches at the end of his adventure at Real Madrid.
Carlo Ancelotti, 62, is considering retirement after his current coaching spell at Real Madrid, the Italian said in an interview with Prime Video, saying he is nevertheless ready to stretch his stay at the Madrid club by a few years.
«After Real yes, I probably stop. But if Real keep me here for ten years, I will train for ten years“said the technician in this interview, excerpts from which were broadcast on Tuesday on the eve of the Champions League semi-final return on Wednesday at 9:00 p.m. against Manchester City (first leg: 4-3 defeat).
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“Carletto”, under contract with Real until 2024, was crowned champion of Spain this weekend, eleven months after his return to the controls of the “White House“. He became the first coach in history to win the five major European football championships.
Ancelotti wants to enjoy his family and travel
This bon vivant, who also won three Champions Leagues as a coach with AC Milan (2003, 2007) and Real Madrid (2014), says he wants to enjoy his family more and travel around the world.
«I would like to spend time with my grandchildren, go on vacation with my wife, there are so many things that I have neglected and that I would like to do. Go to lots of places I’ve never been“, he explains at the microphone of Prime Video.
«I’ve never been to Australia, I’ve never been to Rio de Janeiro. Go see my sister more often. Unfortunately we can’t do everything and so the day I stop, I will have all these things to do“, he continued.
The possibility of a national team
Ancelotti, assistant to Italian coach Arrigo Sacchi during the epic of the Nazionale until the final of the 1994 World Cup, nevertheless did not rule out ending his career by taking the reins of a national team. “Yes, there could be a national team but it’s premature for now“, he argued, without excluding training during the World Cup-2026 in North America (Canada, United States, Mexico).
And the hypothesis of leading the selection of Canada recently qualified for the World Cup-2022, while his wife is Canadian, is not to displease him: “Why not ? I would love to, that’s for sure. Canada has done very well“Lately, he judged.