Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte is a professional footballer, manager and an ex player. He is Italian and he is now a manager for Chelsea, an English Premier League Club. He played like a midfielder and started the career with a local club called U.S Lecce. Afterwards, he became one of the most influential and decorated players of the Juventus’ history. He was the captain of the team while he helped them to win UEFA champions League, 5 Series A title with other honors. He played also Italian National team while he was the participant of 1994 FIFA World Cup and of 2000 UEFA European Championship. On the two occasions, Italians were runners-up.

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According to his biography, his management career begun in 2006, when he led Bari to 2008-09 serie B title and two years later, he led Siena to the same promotion. Afterwards, he was in charge of Juventus since 2011. This is where he implemented the 3-5-2 formation and he won Series A titles three times before he took up the charge of Italian National team in the year 2014 up to UEFA Euro campaign of 2016.

Antonio Conte started the career in the U.S Lecce in his hometown and it was in the Serie A debut with his first team of 1986 when he was 16 years old. They had the draw of 1-1 when they played against Pisa. Under the management of Carlo Mazzone, he became a fundamental player for his squad. In the year 1987, he got injury on his tibia and he was at risk ending his career. However, he came back in 1988-1989. He was back at the Pitch and scored the first Serie A goal on 11 November in the year 1989 and won 3-2 against Napoli. He got 99 appearances with one goal for Lecce.

He got signed to Juventus by its manager Giovanni Trapattoni in the year 1991. He debuted in 17 November in 1991 when they played against cross-city rivals club Torino. Because of his tenacious playing style, leadership, work-rate and consistent performance, Antonio Conte became an important figure with the fans of the club. Afterwards, he became the captain of the team under Marcello Lippi. He started to play for the Italian National team in 1994 and they won a 2-0 friendly win against Finland. He was 24 years old and the manager was Arrigo Sacchi.

Antonio Conte is married to Elisabetta Muscarello. They have one daughter together and they have stayed together for fifteen years before they got married in 2013. Antonio Conte expressed his gratitude to the support he gets from his wife and daughter. He does not have more children and he is a Roman Catholic. He is paid 6.5million pounds as a salary for each season. His net worth is 10 million pounds. His fans follow him on his twitter account, @antonio77921025.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 31 Jul, 1969
Age: 50 yrs
Occupations: Association football player
Association football manager
Citizenship: Italy
Birth Place: Lecce
Gender: Male
Description: Italian footballer and coach
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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