Diego Simeone

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Diego Pablo Simeone González (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈdjeɣo ˈpaβlo simeˈone]; Italian: [ˈdjɛːɡo simeˈoːne, ˈdjeː-]; born 28 December 1968), nicknamed El Cholo ([el ˈtʃolo]), is an Argentine professional football manager and former player who played as a defender; he has been the manager of Atlético Madrid since December 2011.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. Simeone was capped over 100 times for the Argentina national team and represented the country at the 1994, 1998, and 2002 FIFA World Cups, and in four editions of the Copa América, winning the tournament in 1991 and 1993. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Diego Simeone has received more than 4,722,466 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Diego Simeone is the 35th most popular coach (up from 37th in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Argentina (up from 31st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Coach.

Diego Simeone is most famous for being the manager of Atlético Madrid. He is also a former Argentine footballer who played as a midfielder.

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Among coaches, Diego Simeone ranks 35 out of 328Before him are Ernst Happel, Fatih Terim, Ottmar Hitzfeld, Marcelo Bielsa, Óscar Tabárez, and Dušan Ivković. After him are Michael Laudrup, Manuel Pellegrini, Miroslav Blažević, Bernd Schuster, Maurizio Sarri, and Sven-Göran Eriksson.

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Among people born in 1970, Diego Simeone ranks 3Before him are Matt Damon and Christopher Nolan. After him are Rachel Weisz, Jennifer Connelly, Cafu, Banksy, Edwin van der Sar, Luis Enrique, Aleksandar Vučić, Gianni Infantino, and Andre Agassi.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Diego Simeone ranks 27 out of 1,019Before him are Mario Kempes (1954), Carlos Reutemann (1942), Gabriel Batistuta (1969), Marcelo Bielsa (1955), Guillermo Stábile (1905), and Helenio Herrera (1910). After him are Richard Walther Darré (1895), César Luis Menotti (1938), Néstor Kirchner (1950), Daniel Passarella (1953), Lucio Fontana (1899), and Héctor Cúper (1955).

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 Sampaoli (1960), Jorge Valdano (1955), Sergio Batista (1962), Roberto Sensini (1966), Vicente de la Mata (1918), and Leonardo Astrada (1970).

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