Carlo Ancelotti has coached nine of the best goalscorers in the history of football

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Coach Carlo Ancelotti has coached some of the best strikers in the world and the Italian tactician is not likely to slow down a bit. He is regarded as one of the greatest football managers in the world due to the number of titles he has won in his managerial career.

Aside from the titles, Carlo Ancelotti has worked at the best club sides in the world including Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, Chelsea, Paris Saint Germain, and AC Milan. While at those clubs, the 62-year-old tactician worked with some of the best goalscorers in the history of the game.

Below are the nine best goalscorers that Carlo Ancelotti has worked with:

9. Hernan Crespo

Carlo Ancelotti has coached nine of the best goalscorers in the history of football

Hernan Crespo is an Argentina retired footballer who met coach Carlo Ancelotti at AC Milan in 2004 and played under the Italian coach for a season. Before Crespo retired from football, he scored 247 goals and provided 30 assists in 538 games for all the clubs he played for which made him one of the greatest goalscorers in the game.

8. Karim Benzema

Carlo Ancelotti has coached nine of the best goalscorers in the history of football

Karim Benzema is currently playing under coach Carlo Ancelotti at Real Madrid. The first time he played under Ancelotti at the club was between 2013 and 2015. The coach returned to Real Madrid in 2021 to work with the French striker again. In 750 games Benzema has played in his club career, the Frenchman has scored 388 goals and provided 185 assists.

  1. Andriy Shevchenko
Carlo Ancelotti has coached nine of the best goalscorers in the history of football

Andriy Shevchenko is a retired Ukrainian striker who met Ancelotti at AC Milan in 2008. He played under the Italian coach for a season. Shevchenko retired from football as one of the greatest goalscorers in the world with 309 goals, and 76 assists in 613 games for all the club sides he played for.

  1. Filippo Inzaghi
Carlo Ancelotti has coached nine of the best goalscorers in the history of football

Filippo Inzaghi is a retired Italian striker who played under coach Carlo Ancelotti at AC Milan between 2001 and 2009. Before Inzaghi retired from the game, he scored 288 goals and provided 61 assists in 623 games for all the clubs he played for.

  1. Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Carlo Ancelotti has coached nine of the best goalscorers in the history of football

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of the active super strikers that has played under coach Carlo Ancelotti. The 40-year-old Swedish footballer played under the Italian coach at Paris Saint Germain in 2012. So far in his football career, Zlatan has scored a total number of 492 goals and provided 203 assists in 813 games for all the clubs he has played for.

  1. Didier Drogba

Didier Drogba is a retired Ivorian striker who played under coach Ancelotti at Chelsea between 2009 and 2011. The retired forward scored 301 goals and provided 126 assists in 687 games for all the clubs he played.

  1. Ronaldo
Carlo Ancelotti has coached nine of the best goalscorers in the history of football

Ronaldo is a retired Brazilian striker who played under coach Ancelotti at AC Milan between 2007 and 2008. Ronaldo De Lima is known as one of the greatest footballers of all time and one of the greatest goalscorers to play under Ancelotti. Before he retired from football, the Brazilian football legend scored 295 goals and provided 76 assists in 452 games for all the clubs he played for.

  1. Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski is another great goalscorer who has played under coach Carlo Ancelotti. He played under the Italian coach at Bayern Munich between 2016 and 2017. So far in his club football career, Lewandowski has scored 508 goals and provided 134 assists in 674 games for the clubs he has played for.

  1. Cristiano Ronaldo
Carlo Ancelotti has coached nine of the best goalscorers in the history of football

Cristiano Ronaldo is arguably the greatest goalscorer to ever play under coach Carlo Ancelotti. The 37-year-old Portuguese football icon played under Ancelotti at Real Madrid between 2013 and 2015. So far in his club career, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner has scored 698 goals and provided 231 assists in 932 games for all the clubs he has played for.

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