This episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast comes in two parts.
Part One (Matteo Bonetti of ESPN and Kiyan Sobhani preview the Inter game)
- How surprising is Inter’s season?
- Antonio Conte’s rigidity
- How much of a difference will Romelu Lukaku make?
- Inter’s weak links
- Achraf Hakimi vs Ferland Mendy
- Arturo Vidal vs Real Madrid
- Sandro Tonali
- And more.
Part Two (Matt Wiltse interviews John Carlin on his Real Madrid book ‘White Angels’)
- Who was David Beckham as a man?
- Real Madrid’s negotiations for Beckham with Manchester United
- Jose Angel Sanchez phone call to Florentino
- Jose Angel Sanchez personality
- Why did Florentino and Jose Angel Sanchez trust John?
- Clubs catching on to the power of a brand
- Advice to Florentino when competing with clubs with unlimited financial resources
- Florentino’s adoration for Zidane
- Why has Zidane the coach been so successful?
- Favorite Real Madrid players’ to interview
- Florentino Perez’s personality
- And more.
John Carlin’s book on the Galatico era, White Angels, is a fun look back on the Galactico era and his exposure to the team, Florentino, and the club overall was second to none:
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Hosts this week:
Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)
Matteo Bonetti (@BonettiESPN)
Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)