The Spanish striker David Villa said Simeoni is different from the rest and admitted playing under Simeoni is “one of the most important things” that happened in his career.
“Simeone is different. I’m glad to have met him, because I learned a lot,” The 33-year said in an interview he gave in New York, where he play for Major League Soccer club New York City FC
In addition, the former Barcelona player admitted that playing under Simeone was one of the most important things that happened to him in his career.
Villa barely played one season (2013–2014) with Atletico Madrid under Simeoni, where he won the League and reached the final of the Champions League beofore leaving for New York City FC