What do you do now?
“I am Vice President of ZP Sport Podbrezova. A small team of my country. I do not complain about how things go. Too bad for the defeat in the last round of the championship against Ruzomberok. With a different result we could have played in Europe”.
What memories do you have of his Italian experience?
“Many years have passed. I have to look forward. I no longer think about what has happened. I have also played in other leagues. We say it is the past …”.
But do you think it is right to judge what happened “only” on May 5th? For that one mistake?
“Those who work make mistakes. In life anything can happen worse. We must look forward and think positive.”
But with a few different referee’s decision, such as the penalty not awarded to Ronaldo against Chievo in the penultimate day, the story would probably have been different …
“We did not have to concede a goal to Verona in the last minute. And we should not lose home against Atalanta. I do not want to judge other factors. We should have won. Football is this. it is possible that a less noble team have the better of the big teams. the important thing is to accept defeat, look ahead and know how to get up. For me it is a closed chapter. I am a fan of Inter and i am happy that in the years following the Nerazzurri have won everything there was to win. ”
Do you still follow the matches of the Serie A?
“Of course, but not only those of the Nerazzurri. For work I see several of the top division races.”
It has any idea of why Inter have played a league short of expectations?
“Not living in Italy I can not know where they are going wrong, and what were the possible mistakes. But that’s football. The Leicester last year performed a miracle. This year in Europe there are many teams despite the conditions seasonal faced difficulties as the Nerazzurri. ”
Do you still talk to anyone at Inter?
“I saw Toldo and Zanetti few years ago when I was in Milan for business. And I met Di Biagio when the Italian Under-21 international has faced Slovakia.”
There is some talent in his country that would recommend some Italian team?
“There have been, especially in the youth representative. I could tell Filip Lesniak, class of ’96, who has just made his debut in the Premier League with Tottenham. Or Pavol Safranko, a striker from the great nose for goal.
What do you think of his compatriot Škriniar that is doing so well with Sampdoria?
“He is young and seems to think of himself. If it went on like this, he would have all it takes to end up in a top club. It depends mostly on him. If he focused 100% on football, he do it for sure.”
From the judgments on the players to that of a coach: Spalletti. Soon it may sit on the bench of the Beloved …
“He’s a good coach. With great experience, also gained abroad. A person good at his job.”