Football Fan Asks Carlo Ancelotti for Chewing Gum in Hilarious Video

Football Fan Asks Carlo Ancelotti for Chewing Gum in Hilarious Video

  • Carlo Ancelotti recently received a strange request when one fan asked him for chewing gum before a game
  • Real Madrid's manager, Ancelotti, is known for chewing on gum throughout Los Blancos' games
  • Sir Alex Ferguson was also renowned for chewing gum and many have likened Ancelotti to him for doing the same

Carlo Ancelotti and chewing gum are two things that just go together.

The Italian manager is often seen in the dugout or on the sidelines, chewing away as he watches his team.

While there's no doubt that he loves his gum, one fan recently found out that the Los Blancos coach doesn't mind sharing as well.

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One fan recently found out that Carlo Ancelotti can be quite generous with his gum after he asked the manager for a few pieces. Image: Jose Breton/ @ArobaseGiovanny
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The fan shared a video, which has since done the rounds on social media, showing him asking Ancelotti for some chewing gum. The incident happened before Madrid's game against Athletic Bilbao, with the fan situated behind Madrid's dugout.

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Much to his surprise, and the surprise of those around him, Ancelotti actually gave him some of his gum.

Why does Ancelotti like gum?

As reported by Tribuna, the Madrid manager previously explained that he chews gum during games to help calm his nerves. He also admitted to eating 13 to 14 pieces of gum during each game.

Many have likened his gum chewing to that of Sir Alex Ferguson.

The former Manchester United manager was also known for chewing gum during games.

Ancelotti downplays reports of rift

Carlo Ancelotti has downplayed any rift with Brazilian attacker Rodrygo.

Many believed that the Italian manager was upset with the youngster after he was spotted giving him a talking to, during their Copa del Rey clash against Villarreal.

The Brazilian did not look happy when he was taken off, prompting Ancelotti to have a word with him, Sports Brief earlier reported.

Ancelotti fumes at media

Carlo Ancelotti has blamed too many personal errors from his team as the reason why Real Madrid lost the Spanish Super Cup final to Barcelona.

Los Blancos were battered 3-1 by Barcelona in the final on Sunday night, with the Catalans claiming their first trophy under manager Xavi Hernandes.

Ancelotti has now refuted the claims that Real Madrid were humiliated by their arch-rivals, stating that it was just another game lost, Sports Brief reported.