Champions League hero returns to Barcelona for coaching role

Introduction to this article:
Barcelona has announced the return of former right-back Juliano Belletti to the club as a coach, working with Rafael Marquez. Belletti, who scored the winning goal in Barcelona’s 2006 Champions League triumph, will become part of Marquez’s coaching staff at Barcelona Atletic. This article discusses Belletti’s return to the club and his new role as a coach.

Belletti’s Return to Barcelona

Barcelona have announced that Juliano Belletti, the scorer of the winning goal in their 2006 Champions League victory, will be returning to the club as a coach. Belletti previously spent three years at Barcelona under Frank Rijkaard and has most recently been coaching with the under-19 side. His return to the club as a coach marks a significant development in his career and strengthens the coaching staff at Barcelona Atletic.

Belletti’s Coaching Experience

In addition to his playing career, Belletti has also taken on coaching roles, including as an assistant manager at Cruzeiro in 2021 and manager of Sao Paulo’s under-20 team last year. With his experience both on and off the pitch, Belletti brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new coaching role at Barcelona.

Belletti’s Impact on Barcelona

Belletti’s return to Barcelona is significant not only for his coaching abilities but also for his connection to the club as a former player. His winning goal in the 2006 Champions League final has made him a hero to Barcelona fans, and his return adds to the number of figures from President Joan Laporta’s first era that have come back to the club. With Xavi Hernandez as manager, Deco as Sporting Director, and Marquez as Barca Atletic manager, Barcelona continues to bring back familiar faces to contribute to the club’s success.

Ahmed Asmar

Hello, I'm Ahmed Al-Asmar, a sports writer specializing in sports news. Over the years, I have dedicated myself to studying and following various sports, gaining valuable expertise in analyzing and presenting sporting events to readers in a clear and engaging manner.
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