Ernesto Valverde

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9, 1964
Viandar de la Vera, Spain
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9, 1964 (age 58)
Viandar de la Vera, Spain


Soccer coach and former forward who has gained massive fame as the head manager for FC Barcelona. He was previously named La Liga's Coach of the Year following the 2015-2016 campaign as Athletic Bilbao's manager, and signed to manage Barcelona in 2017. 

Before Fame

As a prolific forward, he contributed to the Barcelona squad that won the UEFA Winner's Cup in 1989. He began his coaching career as an assistant for Athletic Bilbao in 2001.


He helped lead the Greek side Olympiacos to three Greek Superleague titles in 2009, 2011, and 2012. He led Barcelona to La Liga and Copa del Rey victories in 2017-2018. 

Family Life

He was originally born and raised in the tiny town of Viandar de la Vera, Spain. 

Associated With

He has coached world renowned soccer star Lionel Messi as FC Barcelona's manager.