Ex-Italy international Antonio Cassano uncovered he acquired 14 kilos in seven months at Real Madrid. 'I was eating spoonfuls of Nutella'.
The previous Roma, Milan & Inter striker talked on 'Bobo TV' and told about his adventure in
, laying bare that he was sidelined from the Los Blancos squad after a dissent with Fabio Capello that made him gain 14 kilos.
Cassano moved to Real Madrid in January 2006, and the next summer, his previous manager at AS Roma, Capello, was employed as the new head coach at Santiago Bernabeu.
"When Capello arrived, I scored two goals in two games and I felt like the king of the world," he said. "He replaced me in the first half against Lyon, I argued with him in Jerez and then he left me out of the team."
Cassano only play four matches in his last six month at Spain's capital with the Galácticos, before he got back toSerie A
"In Madrid, immediately after arriving, I lost 12 kilos, then [Fabio] Cannavaro arrived and I got all those kilos back.
"At Real Madrid, Nutella was one of the sponsors and every month they gave us five kilos of that product.
"When I was left out of the team, I gained 14 kilos in seven months. I ate it in spoonfuls, straight from the jar, I didn't care, I didn't have anything to do."
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