Criscito: “Thiago Motta è super, ha una mentalità speciale”

Domenico Criscito, ex player and now coach of Genoa U14, has spoken about Thiago Motta to La Gazzetta dello Sport.

Mimmo Criscito is currently coaching the Under 14 team at Genoa. In an interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport, he talked about Thiago Motta, who is currently the coach of Bologna.

Criscito reminisced about their time together as players at Genoa. He mentioned that he was still young at 21 years old when Thiago Motta joined the team with a knee problem. Despite this, Criscito already knew about Motta’s impressive career, having played for Barcelona for many years. He acknowledged the privilege of having a champion like Motta on the team.

Criscito praised Motta’s coaching abilities, attributing them to his time at Barcelona. He emphasized that growing up in a prestigious club like Barcelona instills a unique mentality that stays with you for the rest of your career. Criscito highlighted Motta’s winning mindset and noted that it was this extra gear that led to his success as a player and now as a coach.

It is clear that Criscito holds Motta in high regard, recognizing his exceptional qualities as a player and now as a coach. Their shared history at Genoa has provided Criscito with valuable insights into Motta’s character and success in the world of football.