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Name Diego Simeone
Gender Male
Ethnic Argentinian
Job Argentinian Footballer

Affiliation

Org Argentina National Team
Club as Coach Atletico Madrid

2016 08 20 Retrieve

[Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone thinks Antoine Griezmann should be among the nominees for the 2016 FIFA Ballon d’Or] If we are talking about the Ballon d’Or, I think he [Ronaldo] will win. He is the most competitive. But I don’t think that he has been the best this year. I think that Griezmann is among the best. Griezmann had a fantastic year and if he shouldn’t be one of the nominees, that would not seem fair to me at all

2016 09 09 Retrieve

[Diego Simeone believes Antoine Griezmann can be one of the best] Antoine knows he’s in a wonderful club, a club that grows up every day, a club that has given him the chance to be the player he is, and in this club he has found a coach who loves him, team-mates that have given him the chance to develop all his talent. In my opinion, he’s destined to become a Messi, a Ronaldo, one of the best players in the world

2016 09 24 Retrieve

[Diego Simeone defends Barcelona star Neymar at a news conference ahead of the two sides’ La Liga clash at the Camp Nou, which ended in a 1-1 draw] Neymar is an extraordinary player. He won the Olympic Games after being criticised in Brazil after the two first games. He has found in Barcelona the right place to express his talent. Everyone has their own style and their own way of playing. He has been criticised, even in his personal life. He enjoys himself, sings, dances… and destroys teams. They can keep criticising him, the kid responds where he must respond

2016 12 10 Retrieve

[Diego Simeone gives a not-so-subtle hint as to where his future may lie] It is normal that my son, my father, my sister, my wife would say that I will train Inter in the future, because they know someday I will lead Inter