Claudio Ranieri is an Italian football manager, born in 1951 and played for Roma, Catanzaro, Catania and Palermo. He began his managerial career at Vigor Lamezia, then guided F.C. Pozzuoli.
Between 1988 and 1991 Ranieri was the manager of Cagliari. During that period he led the team from Serie C1 to Serie A. After that he guided Cagliari and Napoli. He helped Fiorentina, where he was the manager between 1993 and 1997, to promote to Serie A and win the Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italiana. In 1997 Claudio Ranieri moved to Spain and was at the helm of Valencia and then Atlético Madrid. He helped Valencia to win Copa del Rey in 1999 and UEFA Intertoto Cup in 1998.
Between 2000 and 2004 he guided Chelsea, then had a season at Valencia and they won UEFA Super Cup in 2004. Since 2007 Ranieri stayed in Italy and managed Parma, Juventus, Roma and Internazionale. In May 2012 he was appointed the manager of AS Monaco and saw the team make it to Ligue 1 in his first season and reach the Champions League in the second.
In 2014 Ranieri parted ways with Monaco and took charge of the Greece national team.
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