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List of notable or famous coaches from uruguay, with bios and photos, including the top coaches born in uruguay and even some popular coaches who immigrated to uruguay. If you're trying to find out the names of famous uruguay 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 uruguay is included when available.

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Diego Aguirre is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Coaches from Uruguay
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Diego Aguirre


Diego Vicente Aguirre Camblor is a Uruguayn former footballer, known in his playing career for scoring the winner in the 120th minute of the 1987 Copa Libertadores final. He is currently the manager of Brazilian club Internacional. ...more

Age: 52

Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay


Fernando Caetano Clavijo Cedrés is a retired American soccer defender and former head coach of the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer. He played three seasons in the American Soccer League, two in the North American Soccer League and ten in the Major Indoor Soccer League. He earned 61 caps with the United States men's national soccer team and 8 with the U.S. National Futsal Team. He later coached both indoor and outdoor teams as well as at the national team level with Nigeria and Haiti. He is a member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame and is a 2014 inductee into the Indoor Soccer Hall of Fame. ...more

Age: 62

Birthplace: Maldonado, Uruguay

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Gus Poyet is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Coaches from Uruguay
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Gustavo Augusto "Gus" Poyet Domínguez is a Uruguayan former footballer and manager. Poyet played as a midfielder and began his career with short spells at Grenoble and River Plate. He then spent seven years at Real Zaragoza, with whom he won the Copa del Rey and the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup. In 1997, Poyet moved to Chelsea on a free transfer and helped the club win the FA Cup and the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup. In 2001 he moved to Tottenham Hotspur, where he saw out the remainder of his career. He was also part of the Uruguay side which won the 1995 Copa América. After his playing career ended, Poyet moved into coaching. He served as assistant manager to Dennis Wise at Swindon Town and Leeds United, ...more

Age: 50

Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay

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Jorge Fossati


Jorge Daniel Fossati Lurachi is a former Uruguayan footballer and coach who currently manages Peñarol. He was played as a goalkeeper, mainly in Peñarol. While playing at Peñarol, he helped the club win five league titles. He also had spells in Argentina with Independiente and Rosario Central, in Chile with Green Cross Temuco and with Brazilian team Coritiba. He played for Mandiyú de Corrientes, of Argentina in 1987 and in 1988, and respectively played for Brazilian clubs Avaí in 1989, and Coritiba in 1990. ...more

Age: 65

Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay