Besiktas Winger Ricardo Quaresma: The Biggest Regret Of My Life Was Signing For Inter

Quaresma looks back at failed Inter stint...
Besiktas winger Ricardo Quaresma has revealed that his move to Inter in 2008 was the biggest regret of his life.

The Portuguese moved to the Nerazzurri from Porto, but only managed 24 appearances over two seasons and was loaned to Chelsea in the middle of his stint.

"The thing that I regret the most in life is going to Inter," the 27-year-old told FCInternews.it. "At Inter, they took away my happiness and confidence within myself.

"At a certain point, they stopped calling me up, and I felt on the fringes of the side. I cried waking up and going to training."

Quaresma was also puzzled by former coach Jose Mourinho's decision to stop selecting him, as it was the tactician that convinced the Nerazzurri to purchase him.

"I still can't understand certain things that occurred with him [Mourinho]," he said. "Upon arriving in Milan, I understood that I was purchased because he wanted me.

"Then all of a sudden, I didn't play. It is true that I was not at the peak of my fitness, and when I saw myself on TV, I was unrecognisable.

"The truth is that in Italy, I went through a delicate phase in my life."


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