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With another Premier League in his record, the Catalan coach beat José Mourinho in amount of trophies. Here the best eight managers in history
Being a manager in any sport is perhaps one of the most complicated and undervalued jobs, because, in addition to having to deal with the press and the ego of each player, they must also face responsibility when a team has a low performance. Despite that, these soccer coaches have managed to overcome all obstacles and stand among the best in history. Latin American Post presents this list to you.
8) Giovanni Trapattoni
Hoy cumple 79 años Giovanni Trapattoni, toda una leyenda de los banquillos italianos.— Soy Calcio (@SoyCalcio_) 17 de marzo de 2018
Copa de Europa
Recopa de Europa
Copa de la UEFA
Y campeón de dos Copas de Europa como jugador del AC Milan. pic.twitter.com/ypVtFCskuF
The Italian coach, born in 1939, began his career as head coach in 1974, according to Transfermarkt. After that, he has taken advantage of his passage through various teams such as Bayern Munich, Bénfica, Inter Milan and Juventus FC winning a total of 23 titles. According to Goal, Juventus has been the team with which he has won more trophies, 15 in total. His record includes seven Serie A, one Bundesliga, one Champions League and four Europa League in its old format.
7) José Mourinho
Mourinho: "Como entrenador no quiero ser un buen chico, porque el buen chico después de tres meses es un títere y no termina bien." pic.twitter.com/YuLcE6o4v9— Mourinho_FC_ (@Mourinho_FC_) 15 de mayo de 2019
The controversial Portuguese coach has not only managed great clubs like Real Madrid, Chelsea or Inter Milan, but has also added titles during his career. Among them are the Spanish League, the Premier League, two Champions League, and even a Europa League, which results in 25 titles as head coach, according to T13.
6) Luis Felipe Scolari
The only South American on the list, Scolari, is matched with Stein because of his 26 titles. In his case, he has dedicated himself mainly to South American soccer and at the request of national teams, so his record includes two Copa Libertadores, one Confederations and one World Cup with the national team of his native country, Brazil, according to Goal.
5) Pep Guardiola
#OJOALDATO - Pep Guardiola acaba de superar los 25 títulos oficiales de Jose Mourinho y de Ottmar Hitzfeld e iguala a Jock Stein como TERCER entrenador más galardonado en TODA la historia del fútbol europeo, solo por detrás de Alex Ferguson (49) y Valery Lobanovsky (28). pic.twitter.com/DVSkdmVMD0— MisterChip (Alexis) (@2010MisterChip) 12 de mayo de 2019
With the Premier League he won on May and the FA Cup in which he thrashed Watford 6-0, the Spanish coach has risen in the ranking with 27 titles throughout his career. During it, according to Sport, he has won 8 of the 10 leagues in which he has participated as head coach in his three teams: Barcelona, Bayern Munich, and Manchester City. He also includes in his record two Champions League and a "six times champion" because he won 6 titles out of 6 in a season with the Catalan club in the 2009-2010 season.
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4) Ottmar Hitzfeld
Ottmar Hitzfeld: "La directiva ha fallado esta temporada en asegurar que ciertas posiciones permanezcan competitivas. Es claro que deben hacer algo en verano. En invierno verán de cerca pero no harán un gran fichaje" [AZ] pic.twitter.com/6GMIygkPZy— Bayern Latino (@BayernLat) 30 de diciembre de 2018
This retired German coach started his career in 1983 with the Swiss club Zug 94. He also led other teams such as Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich, thus achieving a total of 28 titles, including seven Bundesliga and two Champions League, as well as two Club World Cups, according to Transfermarkt.
3) Valery Lobanovski
(@Harun_____) 6 de enero de 2019
This Ukrainian coach, called the 'mathematical manager' due to his novel training model during the 70s, has a wide track record. Dynamo Kyiv was Lobanovski's main club, but he also sometimes directed the Soviet Union and teams from the Middle East, according to Fútbol Sapiens. At the end of his career, the Ukrainian coach won 30 titles.
2) Mircea Lucescu
Lucescu'yu böyle duyurdular!— Alanya Time Haber (@alanyatimehaber) 15 de mayo de 2019
Mircea Lucescu&39;nun Sir Alex Ferguson'dan sonra en çok kupa kazanan (32) hoca olduğu hatırlatarak, Beşiktaş'ı çalıştırılacağı öne sürüldü.https://t.co/pQ0ERcz1j7 pic.twitter.com/2Bj8fKoV2B
From Romania, the 73-year-old coach is one of the most successful in his work, despite being unknown in the soccer world. In his team history, there are clubs like Dinamo Bucharest, Shakhtar Donetsk, Inter Milan, among others. According to Goal, during his career, he won 32 titles, including eight Ukrainian leagues, one European Super Cup and two Europa League, according to Cero a Cero.
1) Alex Ferguson
"Si no puedes apoyar a tu equipo cuando pierde, no los apoyes tampoco cuando ganan" - Sir Alex Ferguson. pic.twitter.com/1k5pdbvREz— Mundo Fútbol Base (@mundofb) 12 de abril de 2019
This legend of world soccer showed that you do not need to manage several clubs to win many titles. With 26 years managing Manchester United, the Scottish coach won 49 titles, although some of these trophies were obtained in Scotland directing Saint Mirren and Aberdeen, adding four Scottish leagues. Already in England, he won thirteen Premier League, two Champions League and other titles that make him the most winning manager of all time, according to Univision.
LatinAmerican Post | Juan Bacallado
Translated from "Guardiola entró en la lista de los más ganadores. ¿Quién más lo acompaña? "