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The Scaloni that nobody knew: a 2006 MTV video went viral to the beat of the fervor for the Scaloneta


They are images from about 15 years ago, when the DT of the National Team played in the Premier League. He appears speaking in English and showing the privacy of his home.

Hi, I'm Lionel Scaloni.

Welcome to my crib.

The door opens and the current coach of the Argentine National Team shows his house.

But be careful: the location is not Buenos Aires or his native Pujato.

It's England.


Because the images belong to a super retro Scaloni, from about 15 years ago, when he played for West Ham in the English Premier.

In fact, his presentation was made in English.

The video is from 2006 when the then soccer player went through an


program that showed the houses of players from all over the world to see how they lived and what they did in their free time.

It almost went unnoticed for more than a decade, but now it went viral to the beat of the fervor for La Scaloneta.

In the recording, about six minutes long and uploaded to the YouTube channel

MTV Cribs

, the winner of

The Best

FIFA award as the best coach in the world showed the corners of his home

in London

at that time and told what he liked to do when football allowed it.

"Hello. This is my kitchen. I like to cook," he greeted the TV camera with basic English in a large kitchen with a bar in the middle.

When showing her refrigerator, she said that she liked "noodles and chicken", while she said that every morning she drank mate.

"It's delicious," said the young Scaloni player dressed in a black shirt, jeans and a belt.

Without a hint of shyness, the now world champion coach was encouraged to appear reclining on a divan in the living room, where he said he liked to "relax", watch television and take "naps".

Scaloni leaning back in his chair.

Scaloni also opened the doors of his closet and showed part of his wardrobe, such as a La Martina polo shirt and a leather jacket with the Argentine flag on the back.

He also talked about his musical tastes and

among his CD's there was one by the quartet player Rodrigo


The house also had a terrace with a wide view of one of the corners of London, where Scaloni enjoyed an outdoor jacuzzi and a sauna, to counteract the cold of England.

Scaloni arrived in the Premier League at the age of 27, after a great time at Deportivo La Coruña (Spain), where he became a benchmark and captain.

There he spent a large part of his stay in Europe (1998-2005).

His time at West Ham was short-lived: just 13 games.

He then returned to Spain to wear the Racing de Santander shirt.

Lazio, Mallorca and Atalanta - he retired in 2015 - were his last clubs.

At that time, he was 37 years old.

Today, at 44, he returned the Argentine National Team to its glorious era, after giving it the third world star.

an emotional night

Other times.

Today, Scaloni enjoys being the best coach in the world.

Photo: AFP

This Thursday, Scaloni was one of the protagonists of the champions' party at the Monumental, which served for more than 80,000 Argentines to enjoy the joy of the world championship on the surface.


I wish we could play in all the provinces

of the country to thank them for life", released the DT after the celebrations and the 2-0 victory against Panama.

"It's incredible to be able to give them (the footballers) the chance to celebrate at home.

I don't know when it can be repeated, hopefully in four years

," said the coach, who was emotional before the start of the game, when the public gathered. he was more fervent.

"I have no words of gratitude for people. We have to enjoy the achievement and see people happy, very united... it's all very nice," he distinguished.

Despite the fact that it was a friendly, without the pressure of points, much less a World Cup, he also underlined his dedication to his goal: “I liked the attitude that that's not why they stopped scoring.

They played how they know how.

After the awards were handed out and after the words of the Argentine captain, it was Scaloni's turn, who took the microphone and harangued the public with one of those that everyone knows: "Hand in hand, by Leo Messi, we go every turn to give".

When he was going to start speaking, the stadium began another little song:

"La Scaloneta, the whore who gave birth to him"

and the coach broke down in tears.

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