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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