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On Of The Greatest Managers Of All Time Is Celebrating His 51st Birthday Today.

Today marks the 51st birthday of the legendary former Barcelona defender Pep Guardiola.

He played 384 matches for the Catalians giants Fc Barcelona, 12 Goals, 47 Assists, 1× UEFA Champions League title for the club, 6× LaLiga titles, 4× Spanish Super Cups, 2× Copa Del Rey and 2× UEFA Super Cup respectively.

By the time he became manager of Barcelona, he won several titles for the club including:

2× UEFA Champions League

3× LaLiga titles

2× Copa Del Rey titles

3× Spanish Super Cup titles

2× FIFA Club World Cup titles

2× UEFA Super Cup titles

Most trophies as for Barcelona as a manager.

1st manager to win the Trebel with a Spanish Side team

1st Barcelona manager to win 4 consecutive El Classicos

Don Balón Award: 2009, 2010

Miguel Muñoz Trophy: 2009/2010

Onze d'Or Coach of the Year: 2009, 2011, 2012

World Soccer Magazine World Manager of the Year: 2009/2011

IFFHS World's Best Club Coach: 2009/2011

European Coach of the Year—Alf Ramsey Award: 2011

European Coach of the Season: 2008–09

UEFA Team of the Year Best Coach: 2008–09, 2010–11

La Liga Coach of the Year: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

FIFA World Coach of the Year: 2011

Gold Medal Royal Order of Sports Merit: 2010

Catalan of the Year Award: 2009

League Managers Association (LMA) Hall of Fame.

Aslo, at the time he was the Bayern Munich manager since 2013-16, he won another trophies for club.

Bundesliga: 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16

DFB-Pokal: 2013–14, 2015–16

UEFA Super Cup: 2013

FIFA Club World Cup: 2013

World Soccer Magazine 5th Greatest Manager of All Time: 2013

Globe Soccer Awards Coach Career Award: 2013

Pep Guardiola became the Head Coach of the English side in 2016 where he won major trophies including:

Premier League: 2017–18, 2018–19, 2020–21

FA Cup: 2018–19

EFL Cup: 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20, 2020–21

FA Community Shield: 2018, 2019

UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2020–21.

Pep Guardiola had a special honours including:

ESPN 18th Greatest Manager of All Time: 2013

France Football 5th Greatest Manager of All Time: 2019

Premier League Manager of the Season: 2017–18, 2018–19,2020–21

LMA Manager of the Year: 2017–18,2020–21

Globe Soccer Awards Coach of the Century: 2020.

He is one of the greatest managers of all time, today he is celebrating his 51st birthday.

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