Maurizio Sarri

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Full Name Maurizio Sarri
Age 61 Years Old
Nick Name Maurizio Sarri
Gender Male
Famous As Coach
Birth Date January 10th, 1959
Birth Place Naples, Italy

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Maurizio Sarri is an Italian professional football manager who is the manager of Serie A club Juventus. He did not play football professionally, taking part as an amateur center back and coach while working as a banker. He won several individual awards while managing the Naples-based club, and after finishing as league runners-up in 2017-2018 he moved to English club Chelsea, where he won the UEFA Europa League in his only season with the club, before returning to Italy with Juventus in 2019. Overall, he is a very talented person. 

Chelsea send classy message to Maurizio Sarri following a pneumonia diagnosis

Chelsea Football Club sent their best wishes to Maurizio Sarri after Juventus confirmed the Italian was being treated for pneumonia. Sarri missed Juventus’ clash with Triestina last weekend because he was feeling unwell and it was thought that the 60-year-old had the flu. However, Sarri was sent for tests after failing to recover and Juventus have since confirmed that he’s been diagnosed with pneumonia. It’s unclear if Sarri will be back in charge for Juventus’ opening weekend clash with Parma and the Serie A giants have said he will assessed on a day-by-day basis. The Italian, of course, spent just a single year at Stamford Bridge before returning to Serie A and the Blues have sent a class message to their former boss. ‘All of us at Chelsea send our best wishes to Maurizio Sarri, who is being treated for pneumonia. Get well soon, Maurizio.’ a tweet from Chelsea read. Sarri finished third with Chelsea in the Premier League and guided them to the final of the Capital One Cup, which they lost on penalties to Manchester City. However, his crowning glory came with a 4-1 victory against Arsenal in the Europa League final in Baku in May.

Early Life of Maurizio Sarri 

Maurizio Sarri was born on 10th January 1959 in the Bagnoli district of Naples was an amateur footballer in his early life. Sarri never played football professionally. He worked as a banker at Banca Monte dei Paschi dei Paschi de Siena in Tuscany, where his father was born and raised. Maurizio traveled around Europe working as a banker in London, Zurich, and Luxembourg as well. Maurizio failed trials as a central defender at Torino and Fiorentina and played only amateur football for Figline. Montevarchi tried to sign Sarri at the age of 19, but the deal eventually collapsed due to high compensation demanded by Figline. Later, Sarri refused to move to Pontedera and retired with Figline struggling with injuries. Sarri started working in the bank in the morning and trained and played matches in the afternoon and evening. Sarri left his banking career after taking the responsibility of Team Tegoleto so that he could devote himself to the club for a better coaching career in 1999 at the age of 40. His nationality is Italian and his ethnicity is White. His religion is Christian. As of 2019, he celebrated his 60th birthday. His other early life information will be added soon. 

Body Measurements of Maurizio Sarri

Being at the age of 60, Sarri still looks very handsome with a charming smile on his lips attracting a lot of people towards him. He has an average height of 180 cm or 5 ft with a balanced weight of 165 lb or 75 Kg. His other body measurements will be added soon. Overall, he has got a very healthy body. 

Managerial Career of Maurizio Sarri

  • Maurizio began his coaching career in 1990 for U.S.D Stia in Seconda Categoria and as a manager in 1925. 
  • Later, he managed U.S Faellese and succeeded the club to promote. 
  • He also managed U.S.D Cavriglia and U.S Antella and succeeding to promote both clubs to Eccellenza. 
  • He was named manager of fellow league team A.C Valdema in 1998.
  • In the year 1999, he took over Tegoleto in the same division leaving his other job as a banker.
  • He signed for Sansovino in Eccellenza in 2000 and helped the club to promote to Serie D in his first season. 
  • In the year 2003, Serie C2 side Sangiovannese signed Sarri following his success with Sansovino. 
  • The club under Sarri promoted to Serie C1 in his first campaign.
  • He managed Serie B side Pescara in 2005 but only succeeded to avoid relegation and resigned from the club in 2006. 
  • He was appointed as a manager for second division side Arezzo the same year replacing Antonio Conte. 
  • Conte regained his position at the club in 2007 when Sarri was relieved from his managerial duties.
  • He then joined Avellino in the second tier on 18th July 2007 but for a brief period of a month due to severe altercations with the club's board. 
  • In December the same year, he joined Hellas Verona and was sacked again for winning only a point during his six matches in charge.
  • Manager of Perugia for 5 months in 2008, manager of Grosseto in 2010 for 3 and a half months, manager of Alessandria for a year until June of next year, manager of Sorrento for 5 months, Sarri joined Empoli in 2012 and promoted the club to Seria A.
  • He finally signed for home club Napoli after leaving Empoli on 11th June 2015 and led the club to conclude the first half of 2015-16 season in 1st place and runner-up at the end of his first season.
  • Napoli under Sarri was titled Winter Champions for the first time in 26 years. 
  • The following season, Napoli finished 3rd in Seria A and Sarri received Enzo Bearzot Award when he was voted the league's Coach of the Year. 
  • Carlo Ancelotti replaced Sarri's reign at Napoli on 23rd May 2018.
  • He was signed by Chelsea on 14th July 2018. 
  • He replaced Antonio Conte and finally got a chance to manage an English club. 
  • He became the first head coach or manager to remain undefeated throughout his first 12 Premier League fixtures, until 24th November, where they lost 3-1 to Tottenham Hotspur.
  • During the 2019 EFL Cup Final against cup holders Manchester City, with the match at 0-0 and a penalty shootout imminent, he called for goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga to be substituted off for Willy Caballero; formerly of City, and whose penalty saves won them the 2016 League Cup final.
  • On 29th May, he won his first major trophy as a manager after Chelsea beat Arsenal 4-1 in the 2019 UEFA Europa League Final in Baku.
  • At the end of the 2018-19 season, Chelsea announces that Sarri was departing to become manager of Juventus.
  • On 16th June 2019, Juventus announced the signing of Sarri on a three-year contract.
  • In August 2019 he was treated for pneumonia.

Marital Status, Wife, Children

Maurizio is a married person. He was married to Marina Sarri. The couple is also blessed with a child named Nicole Sarri. As of today, the couple is living a happy life without any disturbances. 

Net Worth of Maurizio Sarri

Maurizio Sarri is a very successful football player. He earned a salary of €3 Million per annum. His net worth of 2019 is under review.