Adriano Leite Ribeiro, nicknamed Imperatore by the Inter faithful never really fulfilled his potential at Inter or anywhere as Javier Zanetti, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and many others have commented on recently, mainly due to personal problems. FcInternews caught up with the Brazilian striker to see how he’s doing today and much more in an exclusive interview.
First of all how are you doing? What are you occupying yourself with these days?
“I am doing very well thank you. I have my activities in Brazil, business.”
Do you still follow the Serie A? Do you support Inter?
“Yeah for sure. To this day when I hear the chant the Curva dedicated to me I am filled with emotion.”
How do you remember your time at Inter?
“I have a lot of beautiful memories. The fans, my team-mates, I don’t know what to say there are so many memories.”
You are still the player that has scored the most goals in the Champions League for Inter. Do you regret leaving Inter just before the treble was won?
“I had a great time at Inter and I’m proud of it.”
Many argue that you could have won the Ballon d’Or. Zlatan Ibrahimovic said that you are the best player that he has ever played with. What went wrong?
“I want to onyl say that Ibra is a great. It was wonderful to play with him. I want to take this occasion to thank him for his beautiful words that he has said about me. Zlatan is always in my prayers and i also want to thank everyone who follows me. God is with you all.”