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Brazilian football legend Kaka has named the best manager he worked with during his playing career as he snubbed the usually controversial Jose Mourinho. In a chat with Sky Sports, Kaka picked current Everton boss Carlo Ancelottiahead of the Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho as he revealed that he learnt more when he was playing under Carlo Ancelotti at AC Milan.

Kaka won his one and only Ballon d'Or Award while Carlo Ancelotti was his manager. The Brazilian midfielder won the Ballon d'Or Award in 2007.

Kaka played under Carlo Ancelotti at AC Milan in the Italian Serie A for six years between 2003 and 2009. He won a lot of title with Carlo Ancelotti at the club. The retired Brazilian international midfielder was a key player for the Rossoneri before he made the big move to Spain. Real Madrid paid a lot of money to sign him from AC Milan in 2009. At Real Madrid, Chilean tactician Manuel Pellegrini spent one year at the club before he was sacked in 2010. Jose Mourinho was named as the replacement for Manuel Pellegrini shortly after the Chilean tactician was dismissed from his job. Kaka played under Jose Mourinho for three years before he left the club. Kaka didn't really hit top form at Real Madrid and that was mainly because of the injury problems he had while at the club.
On the impact of the managers whom he played under before hanging up his boots. Kaka told Sky Sports that he learnt from every coach that he worked with during his playing career before adding that Carlo Ancelotti was different. According to him, Carlo Ancelotti was the best manager for him as he brought the best out of him as a player. This explains why he enjoyed the best period of his career at Milan.