Diego Simeone

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Diego Pablo Simeone González (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈdjeɣo ˈpaβlo simeˈone]; Italian: [ˈdjɛːɡo simeˈoːne, ˈdjeː-]; born 28 April 1970), nicknamed El Cholo ([el ˈtʃolo]), is an Argentine professional football manager and former player who played as a midfielder; he has been the manager of Atlético Madrid since December 2011. Simeone is often considered to be a legendary figure in the history of Atlético Madrid, due to his achievements as a player and manager with them.In his club career that started in 1987, Simeone played in Argentina, Italy, and Spain for Vélez Sarsfield, Pisa, Sevilla, Atlético Madrid, Inter Milan, Lazio and Racing Club. He won a domestic double with Atlético Madrid in 1996, and the UEFA Cup with Inter in 1998, also winning another domestic double with Lazio in 2000, as well as the 1999 UEFA Super Cup and the 2000 Supercoppa Italiana. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Diego Simeone has received more than 3,402,704 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Diego Simeone is the 37th most popular coach (up from 38th in 2019), the 31st most popular biography from Argentina (up from 32nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Argentinean Coach.

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Among coaches, Diego Simeone ranks 37 out of 329. Before him are Maurizio Sarri, Ottmar Hitzfeld, Fatih Terim, Dick Advocaat, Marcelo Bielsa, and Miroslav Blažević. After him are Óscar Tabárez, Tomislav Ivić, Bernd Schuster, Vicente Feola, Matt Busby, and Manuel Pellegrini.

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Among people born in 1970, Diego Simeone ranks 5Before him are Matt Damon, Banksy, Christopher Nolan, and Melania Trump. After him are Edwin van der Sar, Rachel Weisz, Uma Thurman, Jennifer Connelly, Andre Agassi, Cafu, and River Phoenix.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Diego Simeone ranks 31 out of 900. Before him are Carlos Reutemann (1942), Marcelo Bielsa (1955), César Luis Menotti (1938), Manuel Belgrano (1770), Richard Walther Darré (1895), and Alberto Granado (1922). After him are Néstor Kirchner (1950), Daniel Passarella (1953), Luis Monti (1901), Reynaldo Bignone (1928), Ernesto Sabato (1911), and César Pelli (1926).

Among COACHES In Argentina

Among coaches born in Argentina, Diego Simeone ranks 2Before him are Marcelo Bielsa (1955). After him are Héctor Cúper (1955), Jorge Valdano (1955), Jorge Sampaoli (1960), Sergio Batista (1962), Roberto Sensini (1966), Vicente de la Mata (1918), and Leonardo Astrada (1970).

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