Saudi Arabian national football team appoints Roberto Mancini as head coach
Saudi National Team announces Italian coach's arrival with video on official account
By Selcuk Bugra Gokalp
ANKARA (AA) — The Saudi Arabian Football Federation on Sunday appointed Roberto Mancini as head coach of the national team.
The Italian coach's arrival was announced with a video on the Saudi National Team's official account on X, formerly Twitter.
"A born winner, a history maker, a legend of the game. 'Buongiorno' coach! Welcome to Saudi Arabia," said the post.
For his part, the 58-year-old said: "I made a history in Europe. Now it's time to make a history with the Saudi."
Besides bagging three Italian Serie A titles with Inter Milan, one English Premier League title and one FA Cup with Manchester City, Mancini also led Italy to a EURO 2020 title.
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