Esteban Cambiasso (40 years old) came to Real Madrid as a bet for the future and a media signing. Previously, the player had excelled in the Argentinos Juniors and at the age of 14 he was playing the South American Sub 17. After shine in the lower ranks of the Argentine team, more specifically in the Mundialito de Toulón Sub 21, Real Madrid knocked on his door.
The young promise that did not dazzle in Madrid
“Until a few days ago I only saw them on television and now I shared everything with them: training sessions, lunches, dinners, talks.” This is how Cambiasso described his first preseason with the white club. Unfortunately, its beginnings were not so virtuous as expected for their young age. Due to the lack of minutes and continuity, Cambiasso returned to Argentina in the hands of Independiente. Thanks to this, The young man debuted for the first time as a professional in the highest category of albiceleste football in 1998.
Three years later and after solidify like a diamond in the rough, the “Cuchu” landed on the River plate. From this stage wearing the red stripe highlights the league championship winning the Clausura 2002. Later, Real Madrid decided to give him a new chance, but this time in the first team. In this irruption, the midfielder had a hard time getting a place in an eleven merengue full of galacticos. However, conquered a league, two Spanish Super Cups, an intercontinental Y a european super cup.
Inter, the team of his life
Then, in 2004, He ended up at Inter Milan, after not renewing with Real Madrid. Since then, the name of Esteban Cambiasso has been synonymous with legend in the neroazzurro club. Eleven titles and an exemplary commitment to the Italians make the Argentine a myth of Inter Milan. In addition, his records are remarkable, because he played more than 400 games, scored more than 50 goals Y lifted a Champions League in the 2009/2010 season.
Last years as a footballer
After touching the sky in Milan, Cambiasso went to the United Kingdom to play for Leicester City in 2014. However, he left English discipline after a season (a year later the team led by Ranieri would achieve a historic league title). Finally, the Argentine midfielder concluded his career as a professional footballer at Olympiakos in 2017. Before his retirement, Cambiasso won two Greek Super League championships.
Coaching career and current life
After hanging up the boots, began to prepare his future as a coach. At 36 years old, obtained the title of UEFA coach that allowed him to change the grass for the bench. After that, Cambiasso He was part of the coaching staff of the Colombian national team directed by José Néstor Pékerman, a key figure for the Argentine in the lower categories of the national team, as second coach.
Today, the “Cuchu” is collaborator in the Sky chain of Italy, where he talks about Serie A and the Champions League. In addition, in a video call made through the social network Instagram, the former Real Madrid and Inter player He acknowledged that he would like to direct the group neroazzurro.