List of Famous Football Managers
Ralf Rangnick is a German professional football manager, sports executive, and former player who was most recently head of sport and development at Red Bull GmbH. He is considered to be one of the most influential coaches and executives in the world.
Ole Gunnar Solskjær KSO is a Norwegian professional football manager and former player who is the manager of Premier League club Manchester United.
Antonio Conte is an Italian professional football manager and former player. He is the head coach at Serie A club Inter Milan.
Xavier Hernández Creus, known as Xavi, is a Spanish professional football manager and former player who is the manager of Qatar Stars League club Al Sadd. Widely regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time, Xavi is renowned for his passing, ball retention and positioning.
Michael Carrick is an English professional football coach and former player who is currently working as a first-team coach at Manchester United. He is one of the most decorated English footballers of all time and is best known for his 12-year playing career with Manchester United, whom he also captained. Carrick was a central midfielder, but he was used as an emergency centre-back under Alex Ferguson, David Moyes and Louis van Gaal. His playing style was grounded in his passing ability.
Zinedine Yazid Zidane, popularly known as Zizou, is a French former professional football player who played as an attacking midfielder. He is the current manager of La Liga club Real Madrid and is one of the most successful managers in the world. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Zidane was an elite playmaker renowned for his elegance, vision, passing, ball control, and technique. He received many individual accolades as a player, including being named FIFA World Player of the Year in 1998, 2000 and 2003, and winning the 1998 Ballon d'Or.
Giovanni Christiaan van Bronckhorst OON, also known by his nickname Gio, is a Dutch retired footballer and currently the manager of Guangzhou R&F. Formerly a midfielder, he moved to left back later in his career.
José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix, GOIH, is a Portuguese professional football manager and former player who is the head coach of Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest managers of all time, and is one of the most decorated managers ever.
Edward John Frank Howe is an English professional football manager and former player who was most recently the manager of AFC Bournemouth. Taking charge of the club on the brink of relegation from the Football League in 2008, Howe would subsequently guide Bournemouth from the bottom of League Two to the Premier League for the first time in club history, being named Football League Manager of the Decade in 2015 following three promotions over a seven year period.
Josep "Pep" Guardiola Sala is a Spanish professional football manager and former player, who is the current manager of Premier League club Manchester City. He is considered to be one of the greatest managers of all time and holds the record for the most consecutive league games won in La Liga, the Bundesliga and the Premier League.