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List of notable or famous coaches from Argentina, with bios and photos, including the top coaches born in Argentina and even some popular coaches who immigrated to Argentina. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Argentinian coaches then this list is the perfect resource for you. These coaches are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known coach from Argentina is included when available.

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Alejandro Sabella is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 63 Alejandro Javier Sabella is an Argentine football manager and former player who was the coach of the Argentina national football team from 2011 until 2014. Born in Buenos Aires, he began his ...more

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Alejandro Verga is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 59 Alejandro Verga is an Argentine former field hockey player who competed in the 1988 Summer Olympics.

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Alfio Basile is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 74 Alfredo Basile, nicknamed Coco, is an Argentine football coach and former player. He most recently coached Racing Club de Avellaneda.

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Alfredo Di Stéfano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Dec. at 88 (1926-2014) Alfredo Stéfano Di Stéfano Laulhé was an Argentine-Spanish footballer and coach, widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. He was most associated with Real ...more

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Américo Gallego is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 62 Américo Rubén "El Tolo" Gallego is an Argentine football coach and former player, he played 73 times for the Argentina national team during his playing career.

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Angelo DiBernardo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 61 Angelo DiBernardo is a retired Argentine-American soccer player who played professionally in the North American Soccer League and Major Indoor Soccer League. He also represented the United ...more

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Carlos Bianchi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 68 Carlos Arcecio Bianchi, popularly known as El Virrey, is a prolific Argentine football forward turned manager. Although he had a bright career as a goalscorer in Argentina and France, Bianchi is ...more

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Carlos Bilardo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 79 Carlos Salvador Bilardo, MD is an Argentine former football player and manager, who is currently the General Manager of the Argentina national football team. Bilardo achieved worldwide renown as ...more

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Carlos Ischia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 61 Carlos Ischia is a former Argentine footballer. He is the current head coach of Argentina Primera Division club Racing Club de Avellaneda since 2013.

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César Luis Menotti is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 79 César Luis Menotti, known as El Flaco, is an Argentine football coach and former player who, as coach, won the 1978 FIFA World Cup for Argentina.

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Christian Díaz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 41 Christian Lionel Díaz is an Argentine retired footballer who played as a defender, and a current manager.

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Claudio Borghi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 53 Claudio Daniel Borghi Bidos, nicknamed Bichi, is an Argentine former footballer. He has been active as a player and coach mostly in Argentina and Chile.

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Daniel Garnero is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Daniel Garnero age 49 Daniel Oscar Garnero is a retired Argentine football midfielder and current coach.

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Diego Cagna is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Diego Cagna age 47 Diego Sebastián Cagna is an Argentine football coach and former player. He played as midfielder and retired in 2005.

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Diego Cocca is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Diego Cocca age 45 Diego Martín Cocca is a former Argentine footballer and the current manager of Racing Club. He played professional football for several clubs in Argentina, Spain and Mexico.

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Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 57 Diego Armando Maradona Franco is an Argentine former footballer. He has served as a manager and coach at other clubs as well as for the national team of Argentina. Many experts, football ...more

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Edgardo Bauza is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 60 Edgardo Bauza is an Argentine former footballer. Before taking up management, he played over 300 games for Rosario Central, a club he went on to manage. He also played for Independiente in ...more

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Enzo Trossero is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Enzo Trossero age 64 Enzo Héctor Trossero, nicknamed El Vikingo, is an Argentine footballer and coach, who was last the manager of Al-Ittihad in Saudi Arabia.

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Franco Davín is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 48 Franco Davín is a tennis coach and a former tennis player from Argentina. Davín won his first ATP-tour match at 15 years, 1 month against Hans Gildemeister in Buenos Aires. He ...more

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Gabriel Calderón is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Gabriel Calderón age 58 Gabriel Humberto Calderón is a former Argentine football midfielder and coach who currently manages Al-Wasl. Calderón played in several teams including Argentine Racing Club de ...more

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Gerardo Martino is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Gerardo Martino age 55 Gerardo Daniel "Tata" Martino is a former Argentine footballer who is currently the manager of Argentina. Martino played mostly for Newell's Old Boys in his native Rosario. He holds ...more

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Guillermo Rivarola is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Guillermo Rivarola age 50 Guillermo Daniel Rivarola is an Argentine former footballer and currently is the manager of Sporting Cristal. He played for many clubs in Argentina and Mexico such as River Plate, San Lorenzo, ...more

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Gustavo Alfaro is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Gustavo Alfaro age 55 Gustavo Julio Alfaro is an Argentine former footballer and currently a manager. Alfaro had a short career as a footballer, he was captain of the Atlético de Rafaela, with which he won ...more

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Gustavo Quinteros is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 53 Gustavo Domingo Quinteros Desabato is a former Argentine-Bolivian football defender and a football manager, currently in charge of Ecuador national football team.

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Héctor Cúper is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Héctor Cúper age 62 Héctor Raúl Cúper is a former Argentine footballer and current manager who manages Egyptian national football team.

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Helenio Herrera is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Dec. at 87 (1910-1997) Helenio Herrera Gavilán was an Argentine football player and manager. He is best remembered for his tremendous success with the 1960s Inter Milan team known as Grande Inter. Herrera was ...more

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Hugo Tocalli is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Hugo Tocalli age 70 Hugo Daniel Tocalli is a former Argentine football goalkeeper and coach. He played over 400 games in Argentine football and went on to coach a number of clubs and Argentina U20.

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Jorge Valdano is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 62 Jorge Alberto Francisco Valdano Castellanos is an Argentine former football player, coach, and the former General Manager of Real Madrid. He was born in Las Parejas, Santa Fe Province. Valdano ...more

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José Pékerman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
José Pékerman age 68 José Néstor Pékerman Krimen is an Argentine-Colombian football coach and an ex-football player. As a youth level coach for Argentina, he won the FIFA World Youth ...more

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Leonardo Astrada is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Leonardo Astrada age 48 Leonardo Rubén Astrada is a retired Argentine football player, who went on to become a football manager. He currently manages Cerro Porteño.

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Lucas Calabrese is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Lucas Calabrese age 31 Lucas Calabrese is an Argentine sailor. He competed in the 470 class at the 2012 Summer Olympics and won the bronze medal.

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Manuel Bilches is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Manuel Bilches age 60 Manuel Bilches, is a former Argentina football player and current manager. As head coach, he was the head coach of Belize and Curaçao. He was also head coach at Indonesian club PSM

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María Fernanda Sesto is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
María Fernanda Sesto age 41 María Fernanda Sesto is an athlete. She represented Argentina in Sailing-Women's 470 , 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Mauricio Pellegrino is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 46 Mauricio Andrés Pellegrino is an Argentine retired footballer who played as a central defender, and former manager of Estudiantes. After playing nearly one decade with Vélez ...more

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Mauricio Pochettino is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 46 Mauricio Roberto Pochettino Trossero is an Argentine former footballer who played as a central defender, and is currently head coach of Tottenham Hotspur. He spent 17 years as a professional ...more

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Miguel Ángel Russo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Miguel Ángel Russo age 61 Miguel Ángel Russo is an Argentine football coach and former player. He currently manages Vélez Sarsfield in the Argentine Primera División.

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Omar Asad is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Omar Asad age 46 Omar Andrés Asad is an Argentine football manager and former player and current coach. As a player, Asad spent all of his career in Vélez Sársfield, winning 8 titles with ...more

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Osvaldo Ardiles is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 63 Osvaldo César Ardiles, often referred to in Britain as Ossie Ardiles, is a football manager, pundit and former midfielder who won the 1978 FIFA World Cup as part of the Argentine national ...more

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Pedro Troglio is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Pedro Troglio age 52 Pedro Antonio Troglio is a retired Argentine football player and manager.

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Ramón Díaz is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Ramón Díaz age 58 Ramón Ángel Díaz is a former Argentine footballer and current manager of Paraguay national football team. He played for Club Atlético River Plate and coached it for ...more

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Raul Blanco is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Raul Blanco age 76 Raúl Blanco is an Argentine-born Australian Association football coach. Blanco was born in Buenos Aires. He is well known for coaching the Socceroos from March 1998 to June 1999. He was ...more

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Ricardo Gareca is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Ricardo Gareca age 60 Ricardo Alberto Gareca Nardi, nicknamed el Tigre and el Flaco, is an Argentine football manager and former player. During his playing career, Gareca played for four of the most important teams ...more

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Ricardo La Volpe is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 66 Ricardo Antonio La Volpe Guarchoni, is a former Argentine footballer who last coached Liga MX club Guadalajara. He is an Argentine World Cup-winning goalkeeper and the former coach of the Mexico ...more

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Roberto Néstor Sensini is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 51 Roberto Néstor Sensini is an Argentine football manager and former defender. As a player with the Argentina national team, he won both the 1991 and 1993 Copa America, also finishing in ...more

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Rubén Omar Romano is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Rubén Omar Romano age 59 Rubén Omar Romano Cachía is an Argentine-Mexican coach and former football player.

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Santiago Phelan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
Santiago Phelan age 44 Santiago Phelan is a retired Argentine rugby union footballer. His usual position was flanker. Phelan played for Argentine club Club Atlético San Isidro and represented the Argentina ...more

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Sergio Batista is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 55 Sergio Daniel "Checho" Batista is an Argentine football manager and former footballer. He played as a midfielder, and represented his national team 39 times between 1985 and 1990. He ...more