Biography, salary and current Net Worth of Claudio Ranieri 2017, immediate past Premier League Manager of Leicester City Football Club who at some point in his illustrious career was former Coach of Napoli, Fiorentina, Atletico Madrid, Chelsea, Valencia, Juventus, Roma, Inter Milan, Monaco, Greece national team and most recently, Leicester City Football Club, to mention but a few. Claudio Ranieri is famous for handing Leicester City Football Club their first Premier League title in 132 years and qualifying them for their first Champions League participation ever all in 2015. He has gone down as their greatest manager ever.
Claudio Ranieri Early Life and Playing Career
Claudio Ranieri was born in San Saba, Rome, Italy on October 20, 1951. He is a lifelong supporter of A.S. Roma.
Ranieri’s first professional football experience came when he signed for Roma. He spent two seasons at Roma and made just six appearances. He subsequently left Roma and turned out for Siracusa on loan for one month.
Claudio Ranieri later played for Catanzaro, Catania and Palermo from 1974 through to 1986, playing mostly as a defender.
Claudio Ranieri’s Managerial Career
Claudio Ranieri’s managerial career started in 1987 where he took charge of Campania Puteolana. He made his name with Cagliari after joining in 1988 and helped to lift them from Serie C to Serie A. He has since gone on to coach some of the biggest football clubs in the world in Napoli, Atletico Madrid, Juventus and Chelsea to mention but a few. His most recent success came with Leicester City after signing for them in 2015, he helped guide them to the Premier League title in 2016. Ranieri was sacked by Leicester City Football Club in 2017 after a recent run of poor results saw them hovering just above the relegation places in the 2016/2017 Premier League season.
Claudio Ranieri’s Salary & Net Worth (2017)
Claudio Ranieri while at Leicester City earned £1.5 million which was doubled to £3 million a year after his title triumph. Sadly he did not stay long enough to enjoy his new pay rise. Claudio Ranieri has an estimated net worth of £6 million.
Personal Life and Religion
Ranieri is married to his wife Dr. Rosanna and they both have a daughter, Claudia. He speaks Italian ,Spanish and English. Ranieri is a practicing Roman Catholic.