Massimiliano Allegri ,AC Milan Coach

Massimiliano Allegri
Massimiliano Allegri
Massimiliano Allegri (born in Livorno, Italy, August 11, 1967, age 44 years) was a football coach and former Italy midfielder. Currently, he is the team manager of Serie A, A.C. Milan.

Club career

After spending the Earlier part of his career in the lower Leagues, Including his hometown club Livorno, Allegri joined Pescara in 1991. He established Himself in midfield as Giovanni Galeone's side won promotion to Serie A in 1992. Allegri was an outstanding performer for Pescara in Serie A. Despite the side's Relegation in last place, there was no Shortage of goals and scored an impressive 12 goals from midfield Allegri. He moved on to Cagliari and then Perugia and Naples before returning to Pescara. Brief spells at Pistoiese and before his retirement from active football Aglianese Followed in 2003.

Early career

Allegri started a coaching career in 2004, serving as team boss of Serie C2 Aglianese, the club where he spent his final two years as a player. Following an impressive season with them, Allegri was called to head Grosseto, then in Serie C1; his experience with the biancorossi however proved not to be as Successful as with Aglianese, and he was sacked Ultimately Shortly after the beginning of the 2006-07 Serie C1 season. Shortly after being sacked by Grosseto, Allegri Agreed to rejoin his mentor Giovanni Galeone at Udinese, Becoming part of his coaching staff. This practice however proved to be forbidden by the Italian football laws Because he was still contracted with the Tuscan club, and Caused Allegri to be disqualified for three months on early 2008.


On August 2007 Allegri Became head coach of Serie C1 team Ambitious Sassuolo, WHO Allegri managed to lead Quickly into the top league spots. On 27 April 2008 Sassuolo Mathematically ensured the 2007-08 Serie C1 / A league title, winning Thus Spake a historical first promotion to Serie B for the neroverdi.


On 29 May 2008 he was Announced as new head coach of Cagliari in the Serie A, Replacing Davide Ballardini. Despite a disappointing start, with five losses in the first five league matches, Allegri was confirmed by club chairman Massimo Cellino and later went on to bring his team up to a mid-table placement in December. On 9 December Following a 1-0 home win to Palermo, Cagliari Calcio Announced Agreed to have a two-year contract extension with Allegri, with a new contract set to expire June 1n 2011. The contract was then Revealed to have been signed on October, in the midst of the crisis Rossoblu's early result.

He completed the 2008-09 season in an impressive ninth place, that was hailed as a huge result with respect to the limited resources, the lack of top-class players and the high quality of Cagliari's attacking style of football the the which led the Sardinians not far from UEFA Europa League qualification. Such results led him to be awarded the Panchina d'Oro (Golden bench), a prize awarded to the best Serie A football manager According to other managers' votes. In the 2009-10 season, he managed to confirm high levels Cagliari's footballing Despite the loss of regular striker Robert Acquafresca, leading an impressive number of three players from his side (namely, Davide Biondini, Federico Marchetti and Andrea Cossu) to receive Italian national team call-ups during his reign at the club.

On 13 April 2010 Allegri Cagliari surprisingly removed from his managerial duties Despite a good twelfth place with 40 points, and a youth coach Giorgio Melis (with Gianluca Festa as his assistant) was appointed at his replacement.


He was released from his contract by Cagliari on 17 June 2010, under request of the Serie A giants Milan, WHO were interested in appointing him as Their new head coach. On 25 June, Allegri was Officially appointed as the new coach of Milan. In his first season in charge, Allegri led Milan to Their first championship title since 2004, beating Inter in both league fixtures, however, his side failed to make it past the semi-finals of the Coppa Italia, by losing to Palermo 4-3 on aggregate in his first season. The team also qualified for the second round of the Champions League, where They were eliminated by Tottenham Hotspur.

However, Massimiliano Allegri has proven to the Serie A That he's a promising young coach and he led Milan to Their sixth Supercoppa Italiana by coming from behind in a 2-1 win over Inter in a game played in the Beijing National Stadium.

On January 13, 2012, Massimiliano Allegri Agreed to extend his contract with Milan to the end of 2013-14 season.

He also helped Milan qualify into the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League in the 2011-12 season by thrashing Arsenal 4-0 at San Siro in the 1st leg and then losing 3-0 at the Emirates but still qualifying for the Quarter- Finals

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