Pep Guardiola is a Spanish coach who was born on January 18th, 1971 in Santpedor, Spain which means that Pep is currently 51 years old.
He has over the years made use of Johan Cruyff’s tiki-taka football. He had a lot of success with his tactics, rigid approach to football, and changing the failing stories of teams.
When he was Barcelona manager for the U21, the team recorded a lot of achievements. The club sacked Frank Rijkaard and brought in Pep.
Fans doubted the club’s decision and Pep proved them wrong by becoming one of the most successful managers they ever had.
He replicated this success at Bayern Munich and is currently doing so at Manchester City, an English club that has dominated the Premier League by winning four Premier League titles in six years.
Pep Guardiola’s Daughters
The manager has two daughters. The first one is Maria Guardiola, who has grown into a woman and dated an Everton footballer, Dele Alli. But the relationship ended after Alli reportedly cheated on her.
Maria Guardiola was born in December 2000 (22 years ago). She is a popular influencer, internet personality, star kid, and social media face from Spain. Her mother is a well-known artist. She has a net worth of $45 million.
Valentina Guardiola is the second daughter who was born in 2008 and is single.
Teams Pep Guardiola Has Coached
FC Barcelona B (from 2007 to 2008).
FC Barcelona (2008 to 2012).
Fc Bayern Munich (2013 to 2016)
Manchester City F.C. (2016-Present)
Pep Guardiola’s net worth
Pep Guardiola’s estimated net worth is $120 million. He is the second highest paid manager with 1.89 million pounds per month, below Simeone, who is the richest manager in the world.
Pep won the following awards and trophies as a manager:
Two World’s Best Club Coaches (2008, 2010)
Three FIFA Club World Cups (2010, 2012, and 2014).
Two Champions Leagues with Barcelona (2009, 2011).
Four English Premier League titles (2018, 2019, 2021, and 2022).
Three German League with Bayern Munich (2014 to 2016)
Three La Liga Titles (2009 to 2011)
Three UEFA Supercups with Bayern Munich, Barcelona.
Two DFB Pokals (2014 and 2016).
One English FA Cup (2019)
Two Copa Del Rey titles (2009 and 2012).
Four Carabao Cup (2018 to 2021)
Three Spanish Supercups (2010 to 2012).
Two Community Shields (2019 to 2020)
The Top Attackers That Were Coached By Guardiola
Lionel Messi had his best career under the coach. Messi won the prestigious Ballon d’Or in three different years.
The Argentine footballer recorded a total of 91 goals in a year and helped the team win two Champions League titles. Pep has always referred to Messi as an animal because of the effort he invests in football.
Ibrahimovich: The striker was also recognized majorly after he joined Barcelona from Ajax. He is regarded by many as one of best players in the history of the game.
Alexis Sanchez: He also played under Guardiola at Barca and left the club after Pep left the club. Alexis joined Arsenal from Barcelona and currently plays for Olympic Marseille.
Other attackers that played under Guardiola at Barca are: Thierry Henry, Samuel Eto’o and the legendary Ronaldinho.
The following are Pep Guardiola’s main attackers at FC Bayern Munich:
Lewandoski, Arjen Robben, Frank Ribery, and Thomas Mueller were the stars who helped Guardiola to succeed at Bayern.
Gabriel Jesus, Raheem Sterling, and Kevin De Bryune are top players who performed exceptionally well for Manchester City. At City, Guardiola has produced a team capable of winning trophies and dominating Europe.
The only trophy that has been difficult for Pep Guardiola to acquire at City is the Champions League. Hence, has been fully backed by City’s board, who invest heavily every season to help the club win the only trophy missing from City’s trophy cabinet.
Nobody has ever coached as many attacking greats as Pep Guardiola. 😍 pic.twitter.com/2GBwoIaQ96— 90min (@90min_Football) August 8, 2022