Top 5 most successful football managers in the world
Managing a football team is one of the difficult things to do because it requires a great standard of talent and full knowledge of the game.
Managers are expected to have the ability to interact with each player individually, know when they need motivation or chastisement. Also, if a team fails in a particular match or competition, the full fault is laid on the manager because a manager is expected to have the ability to make tactical changes and substitutions when necessary in a match.
In this article, we will be discussing the 5 most successful football managers in the world.
5. Jock Stein (26 Titles)
The legend and hero of Scotland, Jock Stein won 26 trophies during the time of his career and this earned him a name among the most successful Coaches with the most trophies in football. Jock Stein started his career as a manager in the year 1957 with the Celtic club and it was the start of a legacy. After a short successful spells at Dunfermline and Hibernian, Jock Stein joined his final club, Celtic in 1965.
In total Jock Stein was able to achieve a lot in more than a thousand matches, with a 63.58 win percentage, and he had a total of 26 trophies, Jock Stein is among the top ten football managers with the most trophies.
4. Pep Guardiola (27 Titles)
Lovers of football all around the world and people who have been watching football for a while will testify and can not deny that Pep Guardiola is regarded as one of the most successful football managers of all time. During his playing time, he was an important member of Johan Cruyff’s Barcelona Dream Team. When he became a coach, he upgraded his philosophy of the game into a new system of football and he added 27 major titles to his name.
Pep Guardiola has generally managed and coached three teams with 700 games with a total win percentage of 72.53. Truly he is among the coaches with the most trophies in the world.
3. Valeriy Lobanovskyi (29 Titles)
Valeriy Lobanovskyi is a Ukrainian manager who through his entire career as a coach won 29 trophies. The Ukrainian started his career in the year 1968 with Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk. But the first major success he achieved came in 1974 at his lifelong club, Dynamo Kyiv where he was able to win both the league and Soviet Cup.
Valeriy Lobanovskyi is well known for being one of the inventors and the major football-playing style known as “Total Football” in the 1970s. He was also among the first set of coaches who implemented and use the false 9 positions, now used by the likes of Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp in modern-day football settings.
2. Mircea Lucescu (32 Titles)
Mircea Lucescu ranks the second position best among the football coaches with the most trophies and success record. Lucescu started his 14-year playing career in the year 1963 with Dinamo București
During his e manager, the great Romanian coach had immediate success with the Romanian national team where he was able to lead his homeland to their first-ever appearance at the UEFA European Championship finals.
1. Sir Alex Ferguson (48 Titles)
Sir Alex Ferguson is the first and the most respected football manager with the most trophies won. He is also one of the coaches with the most won trophies in Europe. Sir Alex Ferguson started his career in 1974 and then, he was appointed as the manager of East Stirlingshire at the age of 32. He later joined Aberdeen in the late ’70s, Ferguson’s side dominated the Scottish football league, as he guided the team in winning a total of ten titles in five years.
In total Sir Alex Ferguson was able to bag an incredible 37 titles managing Manchester united. He managed and five teams with over 2100 games, recording a win percentage of 58.9 and 48 trophies during his era. Sir Alex Ferguson as recorded is one of the coaches with most EPL trophies. Ferguson is undoubtedly at the top of the list of soccer coaches with the most trophies in the history of football.