Vincenzo Montella Became the New Coach of the National Team
Who is Vincenzo Montella?
Turkish Football Federation announced that the new coach of the National Football Team is Italian coach Vincenzo Montella. Vincenzo Montella was born on June 18, 1974 in Pomigliano d'Arco, Italy. Montella, who started his football career at Empoli, later played for teams such as Genoa, Sampdoria and AS Roma. Montella, who scored 20 goals in 3 matches with the Italian national team, also took part in the 2000 European Championship and the 2002 World Cup.
Montella started his coaching career in Rome. Montella, who later coached teams such as Catania, Fiorentina, Sampdoria, Milan and Sevilla, lastly worked at Adana Demirspor.
Vincenzo Montella's Football Career
Vincenzo Montella spent the brightest period of his football career in AS Roma. Montella, who scored 144 goals in 83 matches with Roma, won the Serie A championship in 2001. Montella also made history with 4 goals against Lazio in the Rome derby.
Montella also achieved significant success with the Italian national team. Montella, who was a member of Italy's squad that played in the final of the 2000 European Championship, scored a goal in the penalty shootout in the semi-final match against the Netherlands. In the 2002 World Cup, he was substituted in the last 16 round match against South Korea, but could not score a goal in the penalties.
Coaching Career of Vincenzo Montella
Vincenzo Montella started his coaching career in Rome. Montella, who played in only 16 official matches in Rome, later moved to Catania. Montella, who performed well with Catania, attracted the attention of Fiorentina and became the head of the Florence team.
Montella worked with Fiorentina in two different periods and played a total of 180 official matches. Montella, who reached the semi-finals of the UEFA Europa League with Fiorentina, also reached the final of the Italian Cup, but could not win the cup.
Montella's only trophy came in Milan. Montella, who won the Italian Super Cup with Milan, was later transferred to Sevilla, but he could not stay there for long.
Montella's last stop was Adana Demirspor. Montella, who showed a good performance in the Super League with Adana Demirspor, carried his team to the UEFA Europa Conference League qualifiers.
Vincenzo Montella became the new coach of the National Football Team. Turkish Football Federation signed a 2-year contract with the Italian coach.