The Italian football Federation officially announced the appointment of Roberto Mancini to the post of chief coach of the national team.
Before signing the contract with the Italian Federation Mancini agreed with the Russian “Zenith” about the mutual termination of the contract without financial compensation.
With the Italian football Federation 53-year-old has signed a two year contract. According to unofficial information, the former coach of inter and Manchester city will earn two million euros a year.
The post of chief coach of the national team of Italy, Mancini was replaced by Giampiero Ventura, who led the “Squadra Azzurra” for the first time since 1958, failed to reach the final stage of the world Cup.
“Everything went as we wanted. We are happy, Roberto is happy. Roberto wanted to become the head coach of the Italian national team. Later he would tell reporters, organizes the work, starting with the first friendly matches,” said Commissioner of the Italian Federation of football Roberto Fabricciani.
Roberto Mancini for the first time in his career he headed the national team. As head coach Italian since 2001, has won 13 titles, including victories in Serie A and the English Premier League.