After Fabio Cannavaro returned to coaching on Wednesday, Benevento announced that ex the world The cup winner took charge of the Serie B side.
Cannavaro has been out of work since leaving Chinese Super League side Guangzhou Evergrande in September last year and returned home to replace Fabio Caserta, who was sacked on Tuesday.
Benevento, who are 13th in Italy’s second tier after losing three of their opening six matches of the season, have not disclosed details of Cannavaro’s contract.
Italian media report that he has signed until June 2024 and will earn 500,000 euros ($495,738) in his first season and 1 million euros in the second.
Cannavaro has so far only managed teams in China and Saudi Arabia.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvIfMZ5D1dI” width=”942″ height=”530″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”></iframe> <p>The 49-year-old won the Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year in 2006 after starring in Italy's victory at that year's World Cup, the only defender to win both awards.</p> <p>He also won the 1999 UEFA Cup. A star-studded Parma team, as well as two consecutive Spanish league titles with Real Madrid in the years following Italy's most recent World Cup win.</p> <p>Read allLatest sports news And breaking news here