Author Archives: David Amoyal

What a Trip into Milan’s Past Tells Us About the Club’s Future



I grew up in Padova, a city close to Venice and a 3 hour drive to Milano. Despite fact about 240 kilometers separate the two cities, there are strong ties between Padova and Milan the football club. Recently El Shaarawy joined the rossoneri after becoming one of Italy’s best prospects at Padova, and before becoming a world class midfielder at Milan, Albertini, also played for Padova. But the ties between Milan and Padova start in the 1960s-  the first coach to win a Champions League for Milan (back when it was called Coppa dei Campioni), Nereo Rocco, also arrived from Padova. I recently went back to Padova on vacation and had many Milan related experiences I wanted to share with you. I do believe these stories offer great insight on what is currently wrong at Milan, and more importantly, what needs to happen for the club to return to glory…

Read More