«He also came from my Chelsea»- Corriere.it

«He also came from my Chelsea»- Corriere.it

The current Tottenham manager spoke of the curious anecdote concerning Pep Guardiola and Julia Roberts: "I will remain a loser because he preferred United to City," the Catalan had said

Pep Guardiola has just passed the turn of Champions and will play the quarterfinals with Bayern Munich. Merit of the seven goals scored at Leipziga game that would have made any coach happy except the Catalan: «I can win this cup even three times in a row, but I will remain a failure. I have three idols in life, Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods and Julia Roberts. She came to Manchester once but she preferred United to us », Guardiola joked in the post match press conference. It was 2016 and the actress brought her children, Red Devils fans, to Old Trafford, despite the historical period that saw City win titles after titles. The Hollywood star, at the end of the game, also went down on the lawn of the "theater of dreams", taking pictures and trampling the turf with bare feet. A scene that Guardiola has never forgotten.

Conte: «Julia Roberts? She came to see my Chelsea »

And since in England these stories are particularly popular, also ad Antonio Conte — than today with his Tottenham will face the Southampton — a question was asked about it. Well, the answer will certainly not have made Guardiola happy: «I remember her very fondly, because one day she came to see my Chelsea. After the game I also got to know her in the locker room. If an important person like Julia Roberts likes football, it is an important fact for our sport." Conte led the Blues from 2016 to 2018, winning the Premier League at his first attempt ahead of Spurs and Guardiola. Who knows if sooner or later the day will come for Pep too when he will be able to meet one of his great idols.

March 18, 2023 (change March 18, 2023 | 12:38)

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