Carlo Ancelotti handed award at Global Soccer Awards in Dubai


Carlo Ancelotti guided Los Blancos to the Decima, won the Copa del Rey in his first season with Real Madrid and was handed an award at the Globe Soccer Awards on Monday. At the Globe Soccer Awards, which was held in Dubai, the Italian was named the best coach of 2014. In Ancelotti's first campaign at the Bernabéu he tool Real Madrid to the final of the Champions League and beat bitter rivals Atletico Madrid 4-1 in Lisbon. It was the 10th time the Spanish giants won the European Cup which they’ve been searching for after a change of numerous managers. The triumph in Ancelotti's first season added to the success which he also achieved at AC Milan, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain where he won titles. At The Palm Hotel, Ancelotti was quoted by Goal saying: “Life is easy because we have many great players and wonderful staff which makes it a lot easier to coach Real Madrid than other clubs." The Los Blancos coach saw off competition from Joachim Low [who took Germany to World Cup triumph in the summer], Pep Guardiola, who won the Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal in his first year as Bayern Munich coach and Antonio Conte, who led Juventus to a third successive Scudetto before becoming the Italy coach.


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