‘Simeone is a friend; My departure from Inter? Ask Conte ‘

Diego Godin, player the Cagliari and ex of Atlético de Madrid, has spoken in ‘La Gazzetta dello Sport‘Of his departure from Inter de Milan, although now what worries him is trying to get salvation with his current outfit. He has also referred to Cholo Simeone.

Why Cagliari

“Pepe Herrera, six months ago, told me:‘ You must go there, it’s the place for you, they love Uruguayans. ’ I signed for two years, and if we are saved I want to respect them ”.


“We only had to win. We arrived in second place in Serie A and in the final of the Europa League. We were one step away from a historic season, the team had not played in a European final for ten years ”.

His departure from Inter

“I should ask Conte, Marotta and Ausilio. It was the coach’s decision. I had a three-year contract ”.


“I don’t like those who disrespect me. We had fun with him: he insulted me in his language, I in mine. But everything stays in the field ”.

Simeone and her son, with whom she shares a team

“I can already define Cholo as a friend. It has given and taught me a lot. I grew up with him. Giovanni has a lot of willpower and the right attitude. He is going to keep improving in his career ”.

Their nicknames

“Sceriffo (bailiff) came out at Inter, I prefer Pharaoh. A Uruguayan commentator put it for me when I scored the first goal for the national team against Egypt ”.

Her future

“For now, play. I will continue working in the world of football, I could say anywhere. I see myself in many roles ”.