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Inter Milan legend Materazzi has coaching bug after HeroISL experience

Inter Milan legend Marco Materazzi has caught the coaching bug after his time in charge with Chennaiyin.

Materazzi was player-coach of Chennaiyin in the HeroISL last year.

The 41-year-old says he would be happy to take charge of a team in the Bundesliga one day.

"Of course I'd like to," Materazzi told BILD. "The Bundesliga stands next to La Liga and the Premier League as one of the best three championships in Europe.

"In Germany, they've been planning and doing great things since the World Cup in 2006, as evidenced by the signing of [Pep] Guardiola for Bayern Munich and the World Cup victory in Brazil.

"Years ago my agent told me that I had a request from Kaiserslautern. Back then, however, I didn't want to leave Italy. Players who did that stopped being considered for the Italian national team and I didn't want that.

"Besides, I had a responsibility towards my family. My father was a Coach, and as a child I continuously had to change cities. This isn't exactly ideal for a family, though I can't deny the Bundesliga attracted me.

"After Berlin I had a lot of opportunities to join other clubs and make better money, but I stuck with Inter and we won it all. The climax was the Champions League Final against Bayern Munich in 2010.

"What I want above all else is to win, having fun or making money are not my priorities in football."

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