Learn what has been going in Monaco this week as despite holiday fuss some other things has also been making news here.
Who would have bet against Ferrari making major changes to close the gap with Red Bull in Formula 1. So it is not so surprising that the Prancing Horse stable have decided to shake up the very top of its racing management team. Italian Mattia Binotto is out and on January 9th, 2023 there will be a new team Principal and General Manager.
What does this mean for Charles Leclerc? Well, the good news is Charles has raced successfully in the past under the direction of the new incoming Chief, Fred Vasseur.
It’s so prestigious that even Lionel Messi has not yet won it. Argentinians who are celebrating their 2022 World Cup win can at least rejoice that their 1986 World Cup captain Maradona was the first soccer ace to ever receive the Golden Foot award in Monaco on 26th August 2003. The Argentinian marks the start of the unique Champions Promenade in Monaco where he has a brass plaque featuring an imprint of his most precious natural treasure – his feet – together with his signature and his jersey number ‘10’. He was an example for many Argentinian players who came to AS Monaco, including Omar Da Fonseca, Ramon Diaz and Marcelo Gallardo.
The 20th anniversary of the Golden Foot Monaco Award, will take place on 21 December at 7 p.m. under the High Patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, who will present the prizes (awarded by category) and also award the Golden Foot Award.
The Red and Whites continued their preparation undefeated by capturing a good draw against Fiorentina this last Saturday at the Artemio-Franchi stadium (1-1). It was the day after their narrow victory obtained against Empoli and Philippe Clement completely rotated his team. Cercle Brugge defender Jesper Daland started in the middle with Benoît Badiashile, captain. While Eliesse Ben Seghir is in support of Myron Boadu.
The AS Monaco team won an incredible 18 medals, including 11 golds during the departmental indoor championships at the Miramas Stadium in Bouches-du-Rhone on the weekend of 10-11 December.
For the boys, Axel Remy flew over the 60 metre junior hurdles with a time of 8”24; in the junior 800 metre, Karim Sfaxi won in 1’58”78 while Giovanni Molino, in the same distance, won the senior title in 1’58”99 just ahead of Kilian Michaut who had a time of 2’04”13 (R1); Jamal Baaziz won the master title by completing his race in 2’03”29; in the 400 metres.