Christian Chivu had the best part of his football career at Inter Milan in terms of success and the number of years spent. The defender signed for the Nerazzuri from fellow Italian top flight team AS Roma in a €16m deal. Christian was seriously linked to the big Spanish duo of Barcelona and Real Madrid before he left Roma to join Inter Milan in the summer of 2007. He went on to spend seven years at the San Siro before calling time on his career as a professional footballer and embracing a new life in management. Chivu is presently the Inter Milan Primavera head coach having worked his way to the position from the various youth teams.
Chivu spent seven years with the Inter Milan first team and that was the most time spent by him in the first team in comparison to his other clubs. He spent around a year at CSM Resita in his native Romania before spending around a year during his stint with Universitatea Craiova. Christian Chivu spent four years each during his time at Ajax Amsterdam in the Dutch top flight and at Italian capital club AS Roma. Continue reading “CHRISTIANCHIVU: INTER CAREER PROBED CLOSELY”→
Christian Chivu has enjoyed a rapid rise amongst the coaching staff at Inter Milan. He was part of the Inter Milan team that won an unprecedented treble at Inter Milan at the end of the 2009/10 season thereby writing his name in the history books. He was able to attain legendary status at Inter Milan as part of the treble-winning team under the self-acclaimed Special One Jose Mourinho.
Romanian manager Christian Chivu retired at Inter Milan in 2014 and some years down the line, he was named as the head coach of one of the youth teams as far as the Nerazzuri is concerned. Christian Chivuwas named the Inter Milan u-14 manager in 2018 and he was in charge of the team until 2019.Chivu was promoted to manage the Inter Milan u-17 team from the u-14 team. Continue reading “CHRISTIAN CHIVU: MANAGERIAL CAREER EXAMINED”→
Christian Chivu won nine major honours during his time as an Inter Milan player. He became an Inter Milan player on the back of his transfer from fellow Italian team AS Roma in 2007. He was part of the playing squad at Inter Milan for a period of seven years. Christian Chivu retired from football at Inter Milan in 2014.
Inter Milan gave Christian Chivu the opportunity to win a lot of trophies having won just the Coppa Italia title during his time at AS Roma, between 2003 and 2007. At Inter Milan, Chivu won three Italian Serie A titles, the 2009/10 Champions League title, the 2010 FIFA Club World Cup title, two Coppa Italia titles and two Supercoppa Italia titles. Continue reading “CHIVU: INTER MAJOR HONOURS REVEALED”→
Romanian football legend Christian Chivu has been a coach since he made the decision to call it a day with his football career at Inter Milan in 2014. He was with the Nerazzuri for seven years before his retirement. He worked with European football body UEFA as a technical observer for some time before he took up a coaching role with one of the Inter Milan youth teams in 2018.
Christian Chivu was made the Inter Milan u-14 coach having completed his coaching license in Italy in 2017. He was the u-14 coach with the Nerazzuri for the duration of one year before he was elevated to take the u-17 team. Continue reading “CHIVU COACHING CAREER REVEALED”→
Every football fan would most likely have a list of a couple of players their darling club tried but failed to sign at some point. Chelsea in particular have come close to signing a couple of great players in the past who, for one reason or another, they were not able to sign.
According to a recent report, one of the players Chelsea failed to sign is former Inter Milan and Romania defender Christian Chivu. The former Serie A defender is a legend of the game and was a defensive maestro during his playing career. He is one person any Chelsea fan would clearly have loved for the club to sign given the circumstances. Continue reading “CHELSEA ALMOST SIGNED CHIVU IN 2006”→
Christian enjoyed a relatively good career especially at club football level and he was able to retire as a legend for Inter Milan in the Italian Serie A. He started his club career at CSM Resita before he played some first team games for the club between 1997/98. Christian Chivu scored two goals in 24 games for the first team at CSM Resita in the league before he signed for FC UniversitateaCraiova for the 1998/99 season. Christian Chivu netted three times in 32 league games for the club before he left to move abroad for the first time in his career. His first club outside Romania was Ajax Amsterdam in the Dutch Eredivisie. Ex-Romanian national team player Chivu was at Ajax Amsterdam for four seasons before Italian Serie A capital club AS Roma were inspired to pay €18m for his services. AS Roma saw the quality in Christian Chivu and they were able to prise the utility defender away from the Dutch league. Christian Chivu was a versatile defender during his career as he can play as a left-back or as a left-sided centre back.
Inter Milan coach Christian Chivu was an important player for his country during his professional career. The 40-year-old represented Romania for over a decade though his generation was unable to hit the heights reached by the Gheorghe Hagi generation. Hagi was the main player for Romania as they reached the quarterfinals at the FIFA World Cup tournament in the United States of America.
Romania stunned previous World Cup finalists Argentina in the second round. Argentina were without the banned Diego Maradona and they could not cope as they lost 3-2 to the Romanians. Romania and Sweden were involved in a thrilling four-goal game in the quarterfinals. The two nations played out a 2-2 draw at the end of both regulation time and extra time before Sweden triumphed during penalty shootout. Continue reading “CHRISTIAN CHIVU: COUNTRY CAREER EXPOSED”→
Christian Chivu is undoubtedly one of the best players of Romanian football in the last two decades. Since his retirement from football at Inter Milan six years ago, Christian Chivu has opted for a career in management. Christian Chivu has been a coach at Inter Milan since he called time on his football career. He has since coaches three youth teams at Inter Milan. ChristianChivu was the coach for the u-14 team at Inter Milan from 2018 to 2019. He was then promoted to the Inter u-17 team from 2019 to 2020.Christian Chivu is now the u-18 team coach at Inter Milan having assumed the role last year. Christian Chivu has impressed a great deal as an Inter Milan coach.
Chivu, 40, enjoyed a fantastic playing careerand he’s on course to achieve a similar status as far as his coaching career but it’s still early doors. He has managed for just two years at Inter Milan. The Nerazzurioffered him the chance to start his career as a coach and he’s taking it both hands as things stand. Continue reading “CHRISTIAN CHIVU: LEAGUE STATS REVEALED”→