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Claudio Ranieri’s best quotes

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Cool, calm and collected - that’s Claudio Ranieri. What can you learn from the man who has taken Leicester City from relegation fodder to Premier League victory?

When Claudio Ranieri returned to the Premier League 11 years after being dismissed as the manager of Chelsea, there were doubts about his appointment at Leicester City. But he didn’t come here to ride the manager merry-go-round. The Italian has now pulled off perhaps the greatest achievements in the history of football. Leicester City are the Premier League champions! 

To celebrate the charismatic coach who has made his doubters eat their words, who remains cool in every situation and who is a firm favourite of the British press, we have picked out his best quotes and what you can learn from them.

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“HE’S A CRAZY MAN”
Ranieri on Ranieri

What you can learn from this: You are your own biggest critic. No matter who you are and no matter what you do, understand that each of us is quirky in our own way.

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“I CAN’T CHANGE NOW. I’M LIKE FRANK SINATRA - I ALWAYS DO IT MY WAY”
Ranieri on his bad tinkering of the team against Monaco during his time at Chelsea

What you can learn from this: Have the confidence to make the decisions you believe are the right ones, and if you make a mistake, learn from it.

“THERE IS A GOOD QUOTE FROM KIPLING. WHEN HE SAID ‘VICTORY AND DEFEAT, IT’S THE SAME.’ IT’S NOT GOOD OR BAD. YOU HAVE TO STAY IN THE MIDDLE”
Referencing the great English poet, Ranieri displays his absolute focus

What you can learn from this: Stay calm and always keep your goal in sight

“WHY CAN’T WE CONTINUE TO RUN, RUN, RUN? WE ARE LIKE FORREST GUMP. LEICESTER IS FORREST GUMP. I GIVE YOU THE HEADLINE THERE” 
Ahead of Leicester’s Boxing Day clash with Liverpool.

What you can learn from this: Question the doubters. You can achieve great things when you stick at it. 

 

“WHEN WE MAKE A CLEAN SHEET, I PAY EVERYONE WITH PIZZA”
Ranieri’s man-management skills

What you can learn from this: We all need goals. Give yourself incentives…like pizza. 

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WE ARE IN THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE, DILLY DING, DILLY DONG. IT’S FANTASTIC, TERRIFIC. WELL DONE TO EVERYBODY, THE OWNERS, THE FANS, THE PLAYERS, THE STAFF, EVERYBODY INVOLVED IN IT”
On Leicester City reaching the pinnacle of European club football

What you can learn from this: Take the time to enjoy the good moments in life.

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“NOW WE GO STRAIGHT AWAY TO TRY TO WIN THE TITLE. YES, YES MAN. ONLY THIS REMAINS” 
On attempting to pull off one of the greatest feats in sporting history

What you can learn from this: Aim for the very top and don’t let anyone write you off. Nothing is impossible. 

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