Luciano Spalletti, head coach of Italian football club Napoli, called Russia his second home, and also noted that weather factors did not play any role as a result of his team’s game with Spartak. The coach made such statements at a press conference after the match.
Let us remind you that today Spartak beat Napoli with a score of 2: 1 and came out on top in the group. The Napoli coach, in turn, praised Spartak for the result.
Spalletti has a really special relationship with Russia: for five years, from 2009 to 2014, the coach headed the St. Petersburg club Zenit. Under his leadership, the club became the champion of Russia in 2010 and 2012, received the Cup and Super Cup of Russia in 2010 and 2011. respectively.
Spalletti also recalled that his daughter Matilda was born in Russia, and he himself very fondly recalls his work in our country. “I want to say that Russia is my second home,” the Napoli head coach emphasized.