29 Jan I gained 14kg in seven months after consuming Nutella
Former Actual Madrid and Italy star Antonio Cassano has revealed he gained 14 kilograms in seven months whereas on the Bernabeu as a result of he ate Nutella “straight from the jar.”
Italian model Nutella, a sweetened hazelnut cocoa unfold, sponsored the Spanish giants on the time when the then 23-year-old Cassano moved to Madrid from Roma in January 2006.
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“After I arrived at Actual Madrid, I misplaced 12 kilos instantly,” Cassano mentioned in a dialog with former Italy teammates together with Christian Vieri and Fabio Cannavaro.
“Then I gained them again. Nutella was one of many membership sponsors and every month they’d give us 5 kilograms of the product.”
Thought of probably the most promising forwards of his time, Cassano did not shine at Madrid below his former Roma coach Fabio Capello and left after 19 months to hitch Sampdoria.
“When Capello arrived [summer of 2006], I scored two targets in two video games and I felt like I used to be the king of the world,” Cassano added.
“He changed me within the first half in opposition to Lyon, I had an argument with him in Jerez and he withdrew me from the team. In seven months, I gained 14 kilos, I ate Nutella straight from the jar and I could not care about something. I used to be disgusting.”
Cassano, 38, had weight issues all through his profession and admitted his lavish life-style in Madrid broken his enjoying prospects.
“My largest mistake was the year-and-a-half at Actual Madrid, as a result of I did every thing and extra to destroy it,” he mentioned. “That is an enormous remorse.”
Cassano joined Sampdoria on a everlasting foundation following his mortgage spell and would go on to play for Inter Milan, Parma, and Verona earlier than retiring in 2018.