May 28, 2023

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CF Montreal | Ignacio Piatti: “I miss Montreal”

CF Montreal |  Ignacio Piatti: "I miss Montreal"

Wednesday evening was a beautiful and rare visit to the Claude-Robillard Center. Former star player Ignacio Piatti trod, in his velvet crampons, the Impact’s former home lawn.

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Jean-Francois Teotonio

Jean-Francois Teotonio

And rest assured, Montreal fans: Piatti hasn’t lost any of the French he learned during his six years in the Quebec metropolis.

“It’s like my home here,” Piatti remarked with a smile, after a friendly clash between the club’s former players and members of the media.

There are many emotions. It feels good to visit friends and meet everyone. I always feel good here.

Ignacio Piatti

Speaking of friends: there’s a certain Mauro Biello on the pitch. The man who coached the good “Nacho” from 2015 to 2017. How about exchanging the ball with a former star player without giving instructions?

“Same tactics as when I was coach: give the ball to Nacho!”, he said, smiling.

It’s good. It was a pleasure to play with him and watch him on the pitch. […] Because he is a special player for this club.

Mauro Biello, Piatti’s former head coach

Piatti played in Montreal from 2014 to 2020. He is one of the architects of the success of Impact…

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