Real Madrid legend, Luis Figo, has predicted which team he believes will be victorious in the upcoming 2022-23 Champions League final between Manchester City and Inter Milan. The former Portuguese international is backing his former club, Inter Milan, to take the ultimate prize at the Istanbul final on June 10th, in what would be their fourth title in the competition.
During his time at Inter Milan, Figo lifted an impressive total of seven titles, including one scudetto per season. Therefore, his confidence in Inter Milan’s ability to claim the top spot in the upcoming final is well-founded.
Figo, who is currently attending the Champions League event in Istanbul, revealed that he is close friends with a few people at Manchester City. Despite this, the former football superstar is rooting for Inter Milan to take home the trophy.
When asked about his prediction for the upcoming final, Figo stated, according to Noticias Ao Minuto: “I have a lot of friends at City, and everyone thinks City are the favorites to win. I think it’s going to be an intense, emotional, and competitive game. I played for Inter, so I’ll be rooting for them. I hope they can win.”
The tone of the event in Istanbul was one of excitement and anticipation, with fans from around the world eagerly awaiting the final. The Champions League is one of the most prestigious football competitions in the world, and the final will undoubtedly be a highlight of the sporting calendar.
Inter Milan is looking to return to its glory days under its newly appointed manager, Simone Inzaghi. With Figo’s support, they will be pushing to claim their fourth title in the competition. However, Manchester City is a strong contender and has been showing excellent form this season, creating an intense battle between the two clubs.
While Figo’s prediction may not be a guarantee, it has certainly generated intrigue and excitement among football fans worldwide. Many fans will be looking forward to watching the match and seeing who will ultimately claim the coveted Champions League trophy.