Former player and current manager of Manchester City in the Premier League, Josep Pep Guardiola Sala, is a product of the Spanish professional football league.
He was born on January 18th, 1971. With records for the most consecutive league wins in the Premier League, Bundesliga, and La Liga, he is regarded as one of the best managers of all time.
Guardiola was a defensive midfielder who mostly operated as a playmaker down low. He spent the majority of his professional career playing for Barcelona, where he was a member of Johan Cruyff’s Dream Team, which captured the club’s first European Cup in 1992 as well as four straight Spanish league championships from 1991 to 1994.
For the Spanish national team, he made 47 appearances, including at the UEFA Euro 2000 and the FIFA World Cup in 1994. He also represented Catalonia in friendlies.
Guardiola coached Barcelona B for a brief period after his playing career ended, and he helped them win the Tercera División. In 2008, he was selected as the first team’s head coach.
Barcelona won the triple in his first season in charge—La Liga, Copa del Rey, and UEFA Champions League.
Guardiola made history by becoming the newest manager to triumph in a significant European contest.
After guiding his squad to yet another La Liga and Champions League championship in 2011, Guardiola was given the Gold Medal by the Catalan Parliament.
Pep Guardiola Net Worth 2022 Forbes
Pep Guardiola is the wealthiest football manager in England with a yearly salary of about €27 million as manager of Manchester City. His estimated total net worth is between $40 and $60 million. Among the top 10 wealthiest football managers in the world, the Spaniard is also listed.