Luciano Spalletti emotionally remembers Sinisa Mihajlovic

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Luciano Spalletti emotionally remembers Sinisa Mihajlovic

During an interview with the microphones of "SportWeek", Italy coach Luciano Spalletti, among other topics, wanted to talk about several issues from winning the Scudetto with Napoli to the motivations that prompted him to accept the national team position. In addition, the former coach of the partenopei wanted to send a special greeting to Sinisa Mihajlovic, who passed away on December 16, 2022 at the age of 53.

"My dream as a child è has always been to coach and win with the national team and now I have the opportunity to realize it. Looking ahead to the European Championships, we have to be aware of the environment and the level that awaits us. We are reigning champions, so we have to pursue the dream of aiming for the maximum without turning back, fewé we cannot change the past" began the Italian coach.

"The bond I have built with the people of Naples è very close, and è certainly the aspect I care most about. Now that I have received honorary citizenship, I can call myself Official Scugnizzo. Naples è my home and nessin mortal being deserves the treatment I received. I will be infinitely grateful to them for how they welcomed me and made me feel. The farewell after the Scudetto è was a sorrow for me as well, but I wanted to preserve the beauty that I had in my heart, without immediately calling it into question, because it is something that cané be understood only by those who, like me, have experienced such an emotion directly on their skin" continued the Tuscan coach about the adventure with the partenopei.

"I have many memories of Sinisa. He's been a fair opponent who cared about sportsmanship. The game and the beauty of soccer were crucial concepts for him. When we faced him, he told me he would be happy if we won the Scudetto. I am deeply moved and satisfied that I was able to dedicate the triumph to him" concluded Luciano Spalletti about his Serbian colleague.

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