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Inter Milan hero Zamorano pays tribute to Simoni

Inter Milan hero Ivan Zamorano has paid tribute to former coach Gigi Simoni.

Zamorano played for Simoni, who passed away recently.

“He built a family, that Inter squad in '97/98 made a dream come true by winning that incredible UEFA Cup," the former Chile international said.

“He wasn't just a great coach, but also a great man and it wasn't easy to do that with a team containing so many champions, but we all fought together to achieve our aims.

“We have a wonderful memory of him; he did everything he could to build that family. Personally, Simoni made me play well in the most important matches of that UEFA Cup run and it was so rewarding for me to have a coach like him, because he always encouraged me."

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