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An interview with the Head Coach of the Under 21 team.

A background as a player, 20 years as a coach, but Paolo Borchini has only one team in his heart: the Parma Panthers.

Date of birth:February 24, 1966
Place of birth: Parma
Career history as a player:
1981 – 1995 Parma Panthers
1984 Under 21 champion
1987 European champion
1991 promotion to B league
Career history as a coach:
1989 Offensive coordinator (Under21 semifinalist)
1991-1993 OL Coach
1996 Assistant Coach Piacenza (A2, champion)
2003 OL Coach (A2 Nfli)
2004 OL Coach (A2 Nfli, champion)
2005 Head Coach (A1 and Under21)
2006 OL Coach
2007 OL Coach (A1), Head Coach (Under21)
2008 Head Coach Arena and Under18 (OL Coach A1)
2009 Head Coach Arena and Under21

Football is … power and control
The virtues of football: a lot. The proof of the pudding is in the eating.
The vices of football: I need some time to think about that
Your virtues as a coach: I like to learn, I never get tired to get knowledge
Your vices as a coach: I have to improve my ability to motivate the team
Your virtues and vices as a coach: uhm, you should ask to people who know me
The team you would like to coach: I'm already its coach! The Panthers!
Your favourite book about football: "When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi" by David Maraniss
Your favourite film about football: "Remember the Titans" with Denzel Washington
Your favourite dish: ohh... only one? Mmmh, ok, the lasagne of my mom
Your favourite drink: Coke
The country where you would like to live: Japan
What would you do if you weren't a football coach:I think my hobby will be the model-making
Your favourite sports (excluding football): motor-sports
Your favourite NFL team … Cincinnati Bengals
If you'll win the title, you will dedicate it to....: our president, Ivano Tira

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