Carlo Ancelotti Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts

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LB presents the Full Story of a Football Genius best known by the Nickname; ‘Carletto’. Our Carlo Ancelotti Childhood Story plus Untold Biography Facts brings to you a full account of notable events from his childhood time till date. The analysis involves his life story before fame, family life and little-known facts about him.

Yes, everyone knows about his managerial abilities but few consider our Carlo Ancelotti’s  Bio which is quite interesting. Now without further adieu, let’s Begin.

Carlo Ancelotti Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts:-Early Life

Carlo Ancelotti was born on the 10th day of June 1959 to Mr and Mrs Giuseppe Ancelotti who were Cheese farmers. He grew up in Reggiolo which is a rural cheese farming town in the heartlands of Northern Italy. The town is famous not only for its parmesan cheese but for a certain eyebrow-raising of a world-class footballer and manager in the name of Carlo Ancelotti. 

He had always, his cheerful personality right from his childhood time. Carlo Ancelotti while growing up took after his father. His dad Giuseppe was someone who is easy to get along with and notably down to earth. He gave Carlo a honest and traditional Italian upbringing.

Most of his early childhood years were spent working on the farm with his father, mother and brother. Carlo grew up accustoming himself to hard-work and discipline from his parents and teachers.

While growing, he got disturbed by one thing. The fact that ‘Farming wasn’t sufficient enough to raise his family off poverty’. This led to a turning point in his quest to decide what he would become in future. 

Carlo Ancelotti Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts:-Decision to be a Footballer

From an early age, he developed the ambition to make something more of his life after watching his father and mother slave away daily, working their agricultural Cheese land for little reward. This was why he decided to start a career in football. 

In an interview, Carlo Ancelotti said;  “Football is not just a job. I grew up on a farm, football is a better life.” It was Ancelotti’s drive to be something more that took him from the farm to the Reggiolo youth team, where he was spotted by Parma and snapped up.

Hence, the dream of a country boy who touched the sky with a football was made.

Carlo Ancelotti Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts: Adapting to a Different Life

It was a shock for young Carlo going from the quiet agricultural rural town of his childhood to the loud bustling city all in the pursuance of football. He adapted like he would do so many more times in the future. Carlo saw himself as a young boy who was capable of living and breathing football. He was a good and patient listener and learner who took his time to watch and learn from senior players.

Ancelotti would go from being a scared 15-year-old to an Italian icon, winning a Scudetto and four Coppa Italia’s with Roma, to being part of that Milan team, managed by Arrigo Sacchi – the last team to win two consecutive European Cups. 

Young Carlo was a big star in AC Milan.

A combative midfielder for Parma, AS Roma and AC Milan, he helped Roma win the 1983 Serie A title and four Italian Cups before joining AC Milan in 1986 where he added two more league championships, as well as back-to-back European Cup triumphs in 1989 and 1990.

In the fourth, Ancelotti starts coaching. He clinches promotion to Serie A with his Reggiana side, takes a step up to Juventus and then to AC Milan, from where he moves to Abramovich’s Chelsea before joining Al Khelaifi’s PSG. The rest, as they say, is now history.

Carlo Ancelotti Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts: Relationship Life

Have you met Real Madrid Coach Carlo Ancelotti’s girlfriend? perhaps no, not Luisa, his ex-wife and not Marine Cretu either that is his ex-girlfriend.

Ancelotti is currently dating a stunning blonde identified as Mariann Barrena McClay. Below is the stunning photo of his hot Canadian woman.

She loves Carlo very much because is fun to be with. Below is a photo of them attending the Oktoberfest (Oktoberfest is the world’s largest Volksfest. Held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany).

Mariann was born in Vancouver, Canada to María Concepción Gutiérrez and Antonio Barrena. She is very well educated. She holds an MBA in Marketing from Thunderbird School of Global Marketing, MBA in international business and Ph.D., in Finance from Cass Business. She also holds a BBA in business administration from Simon Fraser University.

She was once a consultant at Barclays Bank in London where in 2011 she met Carlo Ancelotti who was working with Chelsea at the time. Ancelotti and Barrena McClay married in Vancouver in July 2014.

Aw! They look so happy and we don’t know whose baby she is holding at that time. It was their second marriage for both of them and Mariann has a very pretty teenage daughter, Chloe McClay.

Before her, Carlo was married to his wife Luisa for over two decades. Meer looking at their photo below, one thing is common. Carlo surely has an eye for beautiful women.

After splitting with Luisa, he dated gal Marina Cretu who is 13 years younger than him. Ancelotti and his x-wife Luisa Gibellini have two children Davide,  who is a Real Madrid fitness coach. Just as Harry Redknapp, Steve Bruce and Zinedine Zidane have given their sons opportunities in football, Carlo Ancelotti has also done the same. He once appointed his inexperienced son, Davide as Bayern Munich assistant coach while he was at the Allianz Arena.

Carlo Ancelotti has a daughter named Katia from his ex-wife. Below is a photo of lookalike Katia and her father.

Katia is his first child and daughter, born on the 18th of April 1984. She got married in 2014 to her partner, Mino Fulco.

Carlo Ancelotti Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts: Personal Life

Carlo has the following attribute to his personality.

Carlo Ancelotti’s Strengths: He is gentle, affectionate, adaptable, able to learn quickly and exchange ideas

Carlo Ancelotti’s Weaknesses: He could be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive.

What Carlo Ancelotti likes: Music, books, magazines, chats with nearly anyone and having short trips around any city or town he visits.

What Carlo Ancelotti dislikes: Being alone, being confined, repetition and routine.

In essence, Carlo is very much fascinated by his world. He usually gets this constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything he wants to see.

Carlo Ancelotti Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts: He smokes

Why Carlo Ancelotti smokes

Something which comes as a rarity is that once he hung up his boots as a player, Carlo began smoking which till date persists in his life cycle. Thou, he claims it is occasional.

When been asked recently, “Carletto” (as he is called out of affection by his family members) adamantly has stated that “he’s trying to quit”.

Carlo Ancelotti Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts: His Left Eyebrow

After a Vespa crash as a teenager, Carlo’s left eyebrow was left permanently arched. Sometimes he arches his right eyebrow on purpose, to appear symmetrical.

Carlo Ancelotti Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts: Family Life

As stated earlier, Carlo came from a poor family background before football investment paid off.

In his last season with Chelsea, Ancelotti had to travel back to Italy on a regular basis to visit his 87-year-old father who was in poor health with diabetes and other issues. On the issue, he said, “I don’t have a problem managing the team for this reason. It’s difficult, emotionally, when it’s your father… but this is life. I have to do my best to stay close to him, but this is the life.” His father died on 29 September 2010, aged 87. Carlo Ancelotti has a sister named Angela Ancelotti.

Carlo Ancelotti Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts: Champions League Success Story

Carlo Ancelotti holds 5 UEFA Champions League gold medals.
His first two came when he was a player with AC Milan, winning the tournament then called the European Cup twice in back to back years in 1989 and 1990.
As a manager Ancelotti won the Champions League twice more with Milan in 2003 and 2007, and again with Real Madrid just this past year. In 1984 (although not in the lineup on the day) Ancelotti and AS Roma were penalty-shootouts away from winning the tournament also, but eventually lost 4-2 on spot-kicks to Liverpool after a 1-1 final score.

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