The Divino Codina: Now and Zen
If you are per chance wondering what the Divine Ponytail is upto nowadays – he is studying to be a coach in Florence. Right now he is undergoing basic training which will finish August 6th under a course organized by AICA, the players union.
As with Baggio, his demeanour and humility had everyone talking and taking autographs of the legend. In the world of instant retribution and Nigel De Jong like tactics, Baggio’s Zen spirit seems a world apart and much needed.
The former Ballon D’Or winner might make a very good coach – ask Phil Jackson who used Buddhist principles to bring the Chicago Bulls and the Lakers so much success.