“Fearing Ronaldo is a card game with the followers”
Since 1976, with the arrival of Giovanni Trapattoni on the bench, in 2020, and the final race to win Juventus license plate Maurizio Sarri: Salvatore Giglio he spent his entire life behind the digicam lens to inform the Bianconeri with out ever taking pictures. From Platinum to Del Pieroto Roberto Baggio to Cristiano Ronaldo, stars or meteors have all handed by means of its gentle. “But soccer and other people have modified, all the previous rules are gone» Laconic feedback.
However, Villar Perosa’s custom has remained…
“Fortunately, although it is a completely different factor now. In the previous in Villar Perosa the gamers performed playing cards and walked with the followers, it isn’t like now they cannot get shut. People additionally got here from outdoors the space, they pitched tents outdoors the camp and spent their holidays there, it was a widespread place, there weren’t many filters. And Juventus stayed at Villar for a very long time: there they held their summer time preparations, the first pleasant matches of the season and, once they performed at dwelling, they returned.“.
As a former Juventus witness, was there a Villar Perosa custom that you just significantly keep in mind?
“There could also be so many tales, a newspaper web page will not be sufficient. Well, in the night there was a custom of roasted chestnuts: it began with Trapattoni, we ate it after dinner. And since Juve gained the subsequent day, we continued like this all eve“.
But did you eat even out of season?
“Sure sufficient, Villar’s lodge supervisor discovered us“.
One of Villar Perosa’s legends was Avvocato’s helicopter…
“If you do not come, the get together will not begin. If Villar was outdoors, he arrived on the garden close to the pitch, if he was already on the town, he waited for the staff in the villa to greet the coach and gamers, then acquired out of his automobile. When there have been no VIP judges, the lawyer sat on the chair or on the bench to the aspect, normally with his son Edoardo. He seemed and requested, at all times desirous to find out about everybody. If the custom of Villar Perosa nonetheless exists, we will thank Giovanni Agnelli“.
What do you imply?
“The lawyer cared a lot about the pleasant matches between the first staff and Primavera that in his final will he wrote that he would play recurrently so long as a member of the Agnelli household was at Juve. Some officers wished to get rid of the summer time program, however the homeowners opposed it“.
Do you keep in mind the final time you have been a lawyer in Villar Perosa?
“Yes, it was the summer time of 2002. It was the final time for Agnelli and Giampiero Boniperti. They arrived collectively smiling and I cheered them up with a image. This lawyer died in January 2003 and Boniperti not wished to come back alone“.
Is there a image taken in Villar Perosa that you just actually like?
“Yes, there is a stunning one from Scirea with Platini inside the community, I included it in my presentation and everybody was impressed by it as a result of it explains a lot, in the opinion of those two consultants there is the whole lot.“.
Do you keep in mind your first shot at Villar?
“Where. Two years earlier than I turned the official photographer of Juventus I had a store in Orbassano and sooner or later I went to Villar with all the gear to see if I might take footage of the gamers. I met Pietro Anastasi on the area, instantly he shot, I thanked him and he replied “I’ve to thanks”. Just a few years later, Giglio’s image turned the prize of the staff that gained the game in training: they hung it in the storage room and laughed at their defeated buddies. We had enjoyable like that, so there was no web or social media“.
Speaking of jokes, are you able to inform us a few…
“The most memorable is the Moroccan one: simply after throwing an ice cream cone from the lodge window and hitting the boss’s spouse in the décolleté … the court docket virtually bare and 4 cans of Coca Cola. Trapattoni scolded him, however he was not afraid: on the highway from the lodge there was a cake store and it was his common place. And he answered the technician that it was not him however his two“.
Another certainty for Villar Perosa is the area assault…
“The game would not attain 90 (laughs). I keep in mind the first 12 months of Cristiano Ronaldo: both he was not warned about the attacking ritual or he was ready for it in the final 5 minutes. I noticed by means of the glass the worry in his eyes, virtually worry. This assault is additionally a downside for us artists: followers trample on the whole lot and everybody. When we see that individuals are about to enter the backyard, we cover“.