Josep "Pep" Guardiola (born in Santpedor, Barcelona, ​​Catalunya, Spain, January 18, 1971, age 40 years) is a former Spanish football player, who is now a football coach. He first plays as a midfielder. He currently trains in Barcelona. He also played for the Spanish national team and national team Catalunya.

Best Coach in the world and throughout history. Once the praise expressed by President Sandro Rosell told Barcelona's Josep Guardiola. That following the success of delivering Guardiola Barcelona win the Spanish Primera Liga-21.

Praise is very reasonable. Only in the three-year term, Guardiola is able to present nine titles for Barca. Among them three consecutive times to win the Primera Liga, Champions League, Club World Cup champion, and the Copa del Rey.

A fantastic achievement, because it achieved the first three years he became a professional coach at senior level. "He was very calm. He got a lot of pressure. We have the best coach in the world and throughout history," said Rosell, as reported by Tribalfootball.

Rosell added, many are not happy with the success Barca. "Many have tried to drop us, our opponents. So we must be strong to defend itself from various attacks," he continued.

Guardiola had a chance to add a collection of his title this season in the Champions League. They have reached the finals and will face Manchester United at Wembley, London, on May 28.

Problem collection title, Guardiola continues to pursue collection of the legendary Barca coach Johan Cuyff other. During the train Barca in 1988-1996, he was able to offer 11 titles, including four consecutive Primera Liga title in 1991-1994.

Not only full of achievements, but the football game that was exhibited at the hands of Barca's Guardiola was incredible. They demonstrate a beautiful attacking football and are very dominant in the control of the ball.

Not surprisingly, Ronald Koeman, one penggawa Barca in the era of Cruyff, Barca call now greater than when he was still playing first. In fact, Barca when it was known as The Dream Team.

Koeman become an important part, he even scored the winning goal in Barca's Champions League final 1992 at Wembley, London, to Sampdoria goalkeeper who makes Barca won 1-0. That was their first Champions League title.

"This team is better than us in all areas. Much better. We are capable of playing great football, but sometimes bad. We were not consistent, unlike this team, very consistent," said Koeman

Career Pep Guardiola


Josep Guardiola played for Barcelona B, Barcelona, ​​Brescia, Rome, Al-Experts, and the Dorados. During his club career, he played 378 times and scored 17 goals.


Josep Guardiola played for the national team U-21 Spain, Spain's main national team, and for the national team Catalunya. In the main national team of Spain, he played 47 times and scored 5 goals. He helped bring the Spanish champions at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.


In season 2007-2008, Josep Guardiola's Barcelona team train B. On May 8, 2008, Joan Laporta, president of FC Barcelona announced that Josep Guardiola will replace Frank Rijkaard as coach of Barcelona's first team. Guardiola has signed a contract on June 5, 2008.

In the early season Coaching, Barcelona managed to end the season without a title by winning three titles at once (treble), namely: La Liga, Copa del Rey and Champions League. In addition, Barcelona became the most fertile team  among the ranks of Europe's best leagues, scoring around 150 goals in all competitions.



Barcelona Fc

* La Liga (6): 1990-1991, 1991-1992, 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1997-1998, 1998-1999
* Copa del Rey (2): 1996-1997, 1997-1998
* Spanish Super Cup (4): 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996
* European Cup (1): 1991-1992
* UEFA Cup Winners Cup (1): 1996-1997
* UEFA Super Cup (2): 1992, 1997


* Olympic Gold Medal: 1992


* Bravo Award: 1992
* Team selection UEFA European Cup: 1992, 2000
* The best Spanish player at the Olympics: 1992


Barcelona B

* Tercera División: 2008

Barcelona Fc

* La Liga (3): 2009, 2010, 2011
* Copa del Rey (1): 2009
* Spanish Super Cup (2): 2009, 2010
* UEFA Champions League (2): 2009.2011
* UEFA Super Cup (1): 2009
* FIFA Club World Cup (1): 2009


* Best Club Coach IFFHS (1): 2009
* Best Coach Award Don Balon (2): 2009, 2010
* Best European Coach Onze d'Or (1): 2009
* Trophy Best Coach Miguel Muñoz (2): 2009, 2010
* World Best Manager of World Soccer Magazine (1): 2009
* Best Coach Best Team UEFA (1): 2009
* Best Coach by LFP (1): 2009
* Award Catalunya (1): 2009

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