ROBERTO CARLOS: ROY FORCED ME OUT OF INTER
By Dominique Antognoni
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
ROBERTO CARLOS has slammed English coach Roy Hodgson, accusing the current Udinese boss of 'not knowing much about football.'
Roberto Carlos blames former Blackburn Rovers boss Hodgson for ruining his career at Italian side Internazionale during his tenure at the club, and explains that his decision to move was inspired by his view of the coach's ability.
Speaking exclusively to planetfootball.com, the Brazilian star stated that he has no problems on a personal level with Hodgson, but that he had little respect for his coaching methods.
"Hodgson's stay at Inter destroyed me," Roberto Carlos told planetfootball. "He played me in midfield and I had to consider that there was a chance that this would ruin my career in the national side.
"It's not that I did not have a good relationship with Hodgson. It is just that Hodgson doesn't know much about football.
"When Inter lost in the Uefa Cup final against Schalke in '96, it was purely because of Hodgson.
"Fabio Capello [who signed the player for Real from Inter] was different - so different - and when I moved to Madrid I did it because of him.
"He is the most important coach I have had in my life."