Antonio Cassano revealed how he gained 14 kilograms of weight whereas at Actual Madrid due to the membership’s sponsorship with Nutella.
Cassano had a vibrant life on and off the pitch plying his commerce at among the prime golf equipment round Europe, together with Roma, Madrid, AC Milan and Inter Milan.
He spent two seasons between 2006 and 2008 within the Spanish capital however made simply 29 appearances, scoring a mere 4 targets.
Cassano struggled together with his weight throughout his time at Madrid and the membership fined him for each gram he was above his taking part in weight.
The ahead has now revealed why he struggled a lot to remain in form.
Talking to Christian Vieri on Twitch, he stated: “At Actual Madrid I barely made it, I managed to lose about 12 kilos.
“Then [Fabio] Cannavaro arrived and I gained them once more.
“Nutella was one of many sponsors of the membership and every month they gave us 5 kilos of product.
“When [Fabio] Capello arrived I scored two targets in two video games and I felt just like the king of the world.
“After that he changed me in opposition to Lyon, I argued with him in Jerez and took me out of the crew.
“In seven months I gained 14 kilos. I ate Nutella straight from the bottle and I didn’t care. I used to be ashamed.”
On the peak of his powers Cassano was probably the most extremely regarded gamers in Europe, nevertheless it was off-the-field antics that introduced concerning the greatest headlines.
His 2010 autobiography Dico Tutto (I’ll Inform You Every little thing) offers you a deep perception into the maverick character he’s, with one significantly crass anecdote from his time in Madrid, the place he lived in a resort, completely summing up his playboy life-style.
“I made buddies with one of many waiters,” Cassano wrote in his autobiography. “His job was to deliver me three or 4 croissants after I had intercourse.”
“He would deliver the croissants to the steps, I’d deliver the woman and we might make a commerce: he took the woman; I stuffed myself with croissants. Intercourse plus meals – the right evening!”
The countless events, poor consuming habits – which noticed him earn the nickname ‘El Gordito’ – and lack of self-discipline noticed his spell on the Bernabeu descend into chaos.