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Famous Coaches from Argentina

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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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This historic coaches from Argentina list can help answer the questions "Who are some Argentinian coaches of note?" and "Who are the most famous coaches from Argentina?" These prominent coaches of Argentina may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Argentinian coaches.

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Alejandro Sabella is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Coaches from Argentina
age 64
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 75
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 63
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 62
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 69
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 62
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 80
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 42
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 54
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 48
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 46
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 58
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 61
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 65
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 49
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 59
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 56
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 51
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 56
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 54
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 63
Héctor Raúl Cúper is a former Argentine footballer and current manager who manages Egyptian national football team.