Capello plans to relax after quitting England job
Fabio Capello plans to relax rather than return to coaching in
Italy after blaming a ”misunderstanding” for his exit from
The Italian quit on Wednesday after being overruled by his
employees at the English Football Association, who decided to strip
John Terry of the captaincy due to his pending racism trial.
”I haven’t run away. I left because there was a
misunderstanding,” Capello told Italy’s Mediaset television in
Lugano, Switzerland on Friday. ”I was very happy there, but there
are times when you just decide to leave.”
Capello had planned to leave the England job when the European
Championship end in July and had insisted he would not be seeking
another coaching role after that.
The 65-year-old Capello’s view does not appear to have changed,
despite Inter Milan being touted as a possible destination this
week for the former Roma, Juventus and AC Milan coach.
Asked if he would coach again in his home country, Capello
responded: ”Not in Italy, Absolutely not. For now, I want to
The Italian TV reporter asked Capello what Britain’s Queen
Elizabeth II thought about his resignation after four years in
charge of England.
”The Queen is above it all,” he said.