Pwent unnoticed, because at the splendor of the 35th League followed the intense preparation of the assault on the european cupwhich would end up leading to the 14ª Champions. But, with the conquest of the League, the fifth of the five big ones in Europe that won Carlo Ancelottithe Madrid coach signed another plenary session that confirms him as one of the greats on the bench at the Bernabéu. Carletto has won all possible titles with the white club: Champions, League, Copa del Rey, Spanish and European Super Cups and the Club World Cup.
When he landed again in Madrid in the summer of 2021, Ancelotti already had a remarkable baggage of titles. In his first stage, between 2014 and 2015, he won the Copa del Rey (last conquered by Real to date) and the Champions , the unforgettable Tenth, in the first exercise. The League narrowly escaped, but in the summer came the European Super Cup (against Sevilla), although the spain ran away from him Athletes. In any case, December came Club World Cupconquered in Morocco before Saint Lawrence.
The League and the Spanish Super Cup were out of the reach of Ancelotti’s first Madrid, because in 14-15 there were no more titles than that World Cup, with that Champions League semifinal against the Juventus of Morata that still stings in the Bernabeu. The ‘deficit’ of titles began to be corrected in January, in the Spain Supercup disputed in Saudi Arabia. There, after bending Barça y Athletic, Ancelotti won his fifth title with Madrid, although the best was yet to come. In spring, two new titles were added to the Italian’s collection: La Liga, finally, his first regular tournament in Spain to complete Ancelotti’s full titles. And of course the Championsthe Italian’s second at the helm of the white team in just three full seasons.
To put Ancelotti’s hidden plenum into perspective, suffice it to say that no other Madrid coach has achieved it. A Miguel Muñozthe most successful strategist in white history, missed the Cup Winners of Europe, that final with a ‘replay’ of 1971 before him Chelsea. Zidane won 11 titles, but never Copa del Rey, tournament traditionally elusive to the whites. The same thing happened to Vicente del Bosquewhile the Champions League, then the European Cup, gave the slip to louis molowny y Leo Beenhakkerwho are also among the most successful coaches in merengue history.
The next challenges for Ancelotti’s Madrid are the European Super Cup and the Club World Cup, two titles to which the victory in the European Cup grants a direct ticket. The first is played august 10 in Finland before the unity from Frankfurt. The second competition is currently surrounded by a sea of doubts, mainly because of the winter world championship of Qatar 2022.