Gio Simeone: ‘My father is thinking about Leipzig all day’

Obsessed (in a good sense of the word) with Leipzig. So is Diego Simeonecoach Atlético de Madrid, preparing the meeting on August 13 in Lisbon against the German team, the quarterfinals of the Champions League, which this time will be played in a single game and in the same venue, the Portuguese capital.

That the Argentine coach is preparing the clash conscientiously can be verified in each training session of the mattress team, although it is something that does not vary regardless of the rival and the competition. That ‘plays every game like it’s the last’, you know.

But it is also that his oldest son recognizes it, Giovanni Simeone, forward of the Cagliari. “Every time I call him he tells me about the Champions League. All day thinking that the Leipzig He plays well, the players he has … ”, confessed the Argentine striker in Olé.