FUT Model Legend Player Card: Alessandro Nesta（Part Three）Posted on 2018/08/10 by admin
National team career
In January 1994, Nesta was selected for the U17 national team in Italy. In 1995, Nesta was called into the U21 national team in Italy by Cesar Maldini. From May 1996 to June 1st, Nesta helped the Italian U21 national team to win the European U21 Youth Football Championship as the main central defender and became the best defender of the event. On June 11th, Nesta was selected for the Italian national team for the first time, and joined the team to participate in the European Cup held in England. During the entire tournament, Nesta did not get a chance to play. On October 5th, the Italian team defeated Moldova 3-1 in the World Cup qualifiers. Nesta started the game and completed the national team's debut.
On November 11, 1997, Nesta helped Italy to beat Russia 1-0 in the second round of the World Cup qualifiers, thus qualifying for the 1998 World Cup in France with a total score of 2-1 in two rounds. In June 1998, Nesta followed the Italian national team to the French World Cup. On June 11th, the Italian team made a 2-2 draw against Chile in the first group match. Nesta started the game and completed the World Cup debut. On June 23, the Italian team defeated the Austrian team in the third group stage to qualify for the knockout. Nesta ended the World Cup tour in the 4th minute of the game due to a strain on the right knee ligament. In June 2000, Nesta represented the Italian national team in the European Cup six times, helping the Italian national team to win the European Cup runner-up and was selected for the best team in the European Cup. In June 2002, Nesta followed the Italian national team to the World Cup in Korea and Japan.
On June 8, Italy lost to Croatia 1 to 2 in the second group match. Nesta was injured in the 24th minute of the game. On June 13th, the Italian team played against Mexico in the final match of the group stage. Nesta took the injury and finally helped the Italian team to draw a 1-1 draw to the knockout. On June 18th, the Italian team was eliminated in the eighth round of the host by the South Korean team, and Nesta was absent due to injury. In June 2004, Nesta represented the Italian national team in the European Cup in Portugal. In the entire event, Nesta played in the three games of the Italian team, but the Italian team was eliminated after the end of the group stage. In June 2006, Nesta followed the Italian national team to the World Cup in Germany.
On June 22nd, Italy defeated the Czech team in the final round of the group stage 2-0. Nesta ended the World Cup early in the 17th minute due to the recurrence of the groin. On July 6, Nesta won the World Cup with the Italian national team in Berlin. On October 11th, Italy defeated Georgia 3-1 in the European Cup qualifier. Nesta started the game and completed the final match of his national team career. On August 2, 2007, Nesta officially announced his withdrawal from the Italian national team.
In February 2014, Nesta joined the U.S. League of Professionals' Montreal Impact Club coaching team as a video analyst. In August 2015, Nesta became the head coach of the North American Football League Miami Football Club. On April 3, 2016, Nesta completed his first coaching career in the first round of the North American Football Spring League in Miami's 1-1 draw against the Fort Lauderdale forward. On May 29th, Miami beat the Edmonton Oilers 1-0 in the 9th round of the North American Football Spring League. Nesta ushered in the first victory in his coaching career. From April to June 2016, Nesta led Miami in the North American Football Spring League with a record of 1 win, 4 draws and 5 losses, ranking 10th in the standings. From July to October 2016, Nesta led Miami to a 9 wins, 6 draws and 7 losses in the North American Football Fall League, helping Miami win the 4th place in the North American Football Fall League. In the 2016 season, Nesta led Miami to a 10 wins, 10 draws and 12 losses in the North American Football League.
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