Giovanni Trapattoni
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Giovanni Trapattoni

Football Coach + Soccer Player
Male
Net Worth $32.5 Million

Giovanni Trapattoni, sometimes known as "Trap" or "Il Trap", is an Italian football coach and former player, considered the most successful club coach in the history of Serie A. As a player he was part of Italy's squad at the 1962 FIFA World Cup. Trapattoni is currently the manager of the Republic of Ireland national team, whence his indecisiveness has caused confusion and outrage among the public.… Read More

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  • Soccer O'neill Named Ireland Manager, Keane Assistant
    Yahoo News - Nov 05, 2013
  • Ireland Set To Appoint O'neill, Keane Media
    Yahoo News - Nov 04, 2013
  • Ireland Name King As Caretaker Manager
    Yahoo News - Sep 23, 2013
  • Leeds United: I Would Love To Boss Ireland, But Not Yet Mac
    Yorkshire Evening Post - Sep 13, 2013

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1939 Birth Born in 1939.

TWENTIES

1962 23 Years Old As a player he was part of Italy's squad at the 1962 FIFA World Cup.

THIRTIES

1975 36 Years Old Trapattoni began coaching at Milan as a youth team coach, before becoming caretaker coach. He was appointed first team coach in 1975.
1976 37 Years Old In 1976, he moved on to Italian giants Juventus, where he won all UEFA club competitions (European record) and, ten years later, went to Internazionale, being very successful with both sides.

FIFTIES

1991 52 Years Old He returned to Juventus in 1991 before taking his first job outside Italy, as coach of Bayern Munich in 1994, and then from 1996 to 1998.
1998 59 Years Old He is well remembered by German fans for an emotional outburst in broken German during a press conference on 10 March 1998 ("Was erlauben Strunz?"... … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2000 61 Years Old In July 2000, Trapattoni took charge of the Italian national team after the resignation of Dino Zoff.
2002 63 Years Old 1 More Event
Trapattoni coached his native Italian national team to the 2002 FIFA World Cup (out of which his team were controversially knocked by South Korea) and UEFA Euro 2004 (out of which his team were controversially knocked by Denmark and Sweden). … Read More
At the 2004 European Championship, Italy once again failed to impress. … Read More
2005 66 Years Old 1 More Event
He resigned after the 2005 season, saying he wanted to be closer to his family (in the north of Italy).
With the atmosphere in the team worsening, he was sacked after just seven months, on 9 February 2006, reportedly for "not fulfilling the ambitions of the club". … Read More
2009 70 Years Old In September 2009, he signed a new contract with Ireland that would have seen him continue as manager until UEFA Euro 2012. … Read More
2011 72 Years Old In May 2011, he managed Ireland as they won the first ever Nations Cup, after a 1-0 win against Scotland.
Trapattoni is currently the manager of the Republic of Ireland national team. He led them through a successful UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying campaign after narrowly missing out on the 2010 FIFA World Cup (out of which his team were controversially knocked by France as a result of a handball incident).
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