|Antonio Conte Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||July 31, 1969|
Antonio Conte is an Italian professional football manager and former player who has served as the head coach of the Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur. He played for the Italy national team and was a participant in the 1994 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2000. In 2006, he began his managerial career and eventually joined Tottenham Hotspur in November 2021.
Professional soccer manager, former professional player
- Father – Cosimino Conte
- Mother – Ada Briamo
- Siblings – Daniele Conte (Brother)
Antonio Conte has been represented by his brother Daniele Conte. (via DailyMail)
8 – Juventus, Italy National Team
15, 7 – Italy National Team
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Antonio Conte has dated –
- Elisabetta Muscarello (1998-Present) – Antonio Conte met his wife Elisabetta Muscarello, whom Conte has nicknamed Betta, in 1998 while he was turning out for Serie A club, Leece. Conte has often expressed his gratitude to his wife for helping him succeed in life. However, they didn’t get married for about 15 years. They tied the knot in June 2013. Together, they are parents of a daughter, Vittoria, who has been named after the Italian derivative of victory. He once said, “I have a great woman by my side, one who always tries to understand me. As for my daughter, she is the other woman in my life. She is beginning to understand that her dad gets nervous when he does not win [a match].”
Race / Ethnicity
Antonio Conte is of Italian descent.
- Blue eyes
- Aggressive demeanor
Best Known For
- Being one of the best defensive midfielders of his generation
- Having won numerous titles and cups with the Italian club Juventus FC in the capacity of the player as well as the manager
- Having led the Italian national team to the quarterfinals of UEFA Euro 2016
First Soccer Match
On November 17, 1991, he made his professional appearance for Juventus in a derby match against Torino.
On May 27, 1994, he made his debut for the Italian national team in a friendly win against Finland.
First Match Managed
On July 15, 2011, he made his debut as Juventus manager in a friendly match against Rappresentativa Valsusa. Juventus went on to score 12 goals in the match.
On August 15, 2016, Conte proceeded over Chelsea’s first premier league match against West Ham United in a 2-1 home win.
His first managerial fixture for the Italian national team was a friendly match against the Netherlands on September 4, 2014. Italy won the fixture by 2-0.
- Tactical knowledge
- Defensive organization
- Counter-attacking ability
- Instills discipline
- Man management
Lack of success in the UEFA Champions League
First TV Show
In 2015, Antonio first appeared in 2 episodes of the sports series Sfide as himself.
Antonio Conte makes sure that he is fit enough to handle the demands of being a modern manager. After arriving at Chelsea’s training ground, he runs for around 30 minutes. He changes the speed and rhythm of his running to make it more challenging. In case, he has some time left after training sessions, he heads to the club gym for a short workout.
As per his diet, he tries to keep his carbohydrate consumption to a minimum level. But, he does occasionally gorge on his wife’s special spaghetti recipe. Overall, he tries to eat a lot of protein, vegetables, and fruits.
Antonio Conte Favorite Things
- Sweets – Ambrosoli al Miele lozenges
Source – Daily Mail
Antonio Conte Facts
- During his time as a player with Italian giants Juventus, he managed to win 5 Italian league titles, an Italian Cup, UEFA Champions League, and a UEFA Super Cup.
- As a player, he managed to finish as runner-up at the UEFA European Championship (2000) and FIFA World Cup (1994) with the Italian national team.
- For leading Juventus to 3 consecutive Italian league titles, he got honored with three consecutive Serie A coach of the year awards in 2012, 2013, and 2014.
- For his tremendous contributions to Italian soccer as a player, he was honored with Cavaliere Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana, which essentially is a 5th-class knight.
- At the end of the 2012-2013 season, his Juventus team created history by becoming the first Italian top-flight team to finish the league unbeaten since the league was expanded to include 20 teams.
- At the end of the 2013-2014 season, Conte’s Juventus side created history by becoming the first Italian side to finish the season with 102 points.
- In January 2017, he made a record by becoming the first manager in the history of the premier league to win 3 consecutive Manager of the Month awards (October, November, and December).