Francesco Calzona Son And Wife?

by kiran Tue Apr 16 2024 Updated On Tue Apr 16 2024
Francesco Calzona Son And Wife?

Francesco Calzona is an Italian Football Coach and former player. 

Currently, he is managing the Slovakia national team and the Serie A club Napoli

As a player he started his career in 1986 and played three matches in the Serie B division with Arezzo and a single Coppa Italia match

He hung his boot as a player in 1987.

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Early Career of Calzona

After retiring from his playing career, Calzona started his coaching career and a coffee business in the 1990s.

He became in charge of the Tuscan amateur level for the sixth-tier club Togoleto during the 1999-2000 season. 

He then resigned from the position and handed the club's responsibility to Maurizio Sarri

In 2008, he took over the role of assistant manager of Perugia for a year. He then became the assistant manager of Alessandria and Sorrento from 2010 to 2011

He was assistant manager of Empoli for three years, from 2012 to 2015, where he became the main assistant of Maurizio Sarri, the head coach of Empoli at the time. 

He was also the assistant manager of Napoli from 2015 to 2018 and Cagliari from 2020 to 2021

In 2021, he joined Napoli as a technical coach. 

On August 30, 2022, he was hired as the head coach of the Slovak national football team.

On February 19, 2024, he was appointed as the head coach of Napoli


Francesco Calzona was born on October 24, 1968. He is 55 years old.

Net worth

His net worth has not been revealed yet.

Calzona’s Incredible Climb: From Coffee Seller to Euro 2024

Calzona has been the head coach of the Slovak national team since 2022. He revealed how he got the position of head coach of the national team. 

He said Marek Hamsik called him asking if he was interested in an interview with the federation. 

Marek then arranged a meeting where they talked and got to know each other, and then they offered Calzona the contract. 

Calzona led Slovakia to qualify for the UEFA Euro 2024 after a 4-2 win against Iceland

His journey from coffee seller to becoming the coach of Slovakia to Euro 2024 is inspiring. 

He gushed about the qualifying and said that he is very happy and mostly happy for the Slovak people and the federation. 

He added that there was a chemistry of unity between all the components, staff, federation, and players, which caused them to overturn the predictions that didn't see them as favorites. 

While talking about his team, he said that he faced challenges bringing together 25-30 players from at least 11 or 12 different leagues with different mentalities and roles. 

He also added that getting everyone to think along the same lines in a short time was really difficult.

Calzona wants to avoid playing against his native country.

During an interview, he said that he wants to avoid his native country, Italy, at least until the knockout stage, and he also doesn't want to be in the same group as Italy

He added that Italy is a strong opponent and led by one of the best coaches in the world. 

He would prefer to play against them in the elimination stage as it would mean they have achieved another success. 

Calzona’s Wife and children

There is not any information about Calzona’s wife. But he has a beautiful son named Kubino

He posted a few pictures of them two in different places on Instagram. 

In a video post from September 2023 with his son, he mentioned that without him, there is no joy in life. 

On November 21, 2023, he posted an adorable photo with his son with the caption,

Kubino sends two messages, to those who are with us and to those who are against us

Francesco Calzona with his son Kubino
Francesco Calzona with his son Kubino. Source: Instagram 
Francesco Calzona with his son
Francesco Calzona with his son. Source: Instagram

Slovakia to Nepoli team, Calzona’s surprising Shift

After Walter Mazzarri's dismissal, Francesco Calzona, who had just guided Slovakia to Euro 2024, took over Napoli's interim manager role until the end of the season. 

He takes a challenging task to revive Napoli’s luck in Series A, just before facing Barcelona in the Champions league.

Napoli's Future Amid Coaching Rumors

Calzona’s decision regarding being with Napoli might be influenced by whether the team qualifies for the Champions League

Even though it is still a mystery whether he will stay with Napoli or not.

Reshaping the Destiny of Napoli

Calzona wants to reshape the team by restoring its identity by making the team return to its traditional style of playing. 

It shows that Calzona brings a blend of determination and vision to his new role.

Half-time Talk of Calzona led to the stunning comeback of Napoli

Calzona’s halftime talk turned out magic in Napoli, resulting in a thrilling comeback against Monza

His strategic catch-up with the team burned fire, which led to three goals in an intense, very short six-minute time. 

He said that during halftime, they talked, discussed the problems, and tried to resolve them. 

He added that his players got the message, and it was not just that day, but it had been like this for a long time.

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