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Books & Magazines October, 19 2010

“Carlo Ancelotti: The Beautiful Games of an Ordinary Genius” Book

Though we are 2/3rds Arsenal here, the top brass bleeds blue. In his honor, we celebrate the achievement of Carlo Ancelotti today.

For the first time in English, Ancelotti’s autobiography, Carlo Ancelotti: The Beautiful Games of an Ordinary GeniusCarlo Ancelotti: The Beautiful Games of an Ordinary Genius Book, released yesterday. The book offers candid insight on the difference between the Italian and English games. Ancelotti’s playing days at Parma, Roma and Milan are well covered, as are his recent managerial triumphs. Friend, and former teammate, Paolo Maldini offers the forward.

All of Ancelotti’s royalties from the book go to the Fondazione Stefano Borgonovo, a charitable foundation dedicated to finding a cure for Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Carlo Ancelotti: The Beautiful Games of an Ordinary GeniusCarlo Ancelotti: The Beautiful Games of an Ordinary Genius Book, by Carlo Ancelotti with Alessandro Aliciato, Rizzoli New York, 2010.

Available from AmazonCarlo Ancelotti: The Beautiful Games of an Ordinary Genius Book.

A selection of images from the book come after the jump.

RCS Quotidiani, from Carlo Ancelotti: The Beautiful Games of an Ordinary Genius, Rizzoli New York, 2010

Courtesy Carlo Ancelotti, from Carlo Ancelotti: The Beautiful Games of an Ordinary Genius, Rizzoli New York, 2010

Courtesy Carlo Ancelotti, from Carlo Ancelotti: The Beautiful Games of an Ordinary Genius, Rizzoli New York, 2010

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