Sergio Cueto

Diego Simeone

Atlético Madrid, 2011–

“My personality as a manager is down to the essence of my family, and of being Argentinian. There are also shades of when I was a footballer in Italy and Spain”

If Diego Simeone was inexperienced as a manager at the highest level when he was recruited by Atlético Madrid in 2011, he had previously proven himself among the finest defensive midfielders in the world during his time spent representing Atlético, Inter Milan, Lazio and Argentina. His natural drive and the understanding of football honed in La Liga and Serie A instead ultimately ensured that that inexperience mattered little.

Simeone not only provided Atlético with overdue stability, he succeeded in inspiring them to a Liga title when competing with Barcelona and Real Madrid had long been considered beyond them, and took them to two Champions League finals. Speaking exclusively to The Coaches’ Voice, Simeone revisits that very journey.

Diego Simeone

Diego Simeone

El Cholo

Diego Simeone has established himself as one of the world’s leading managers at Atlético Madrid. Here "El Cholo" revisits his first steps into coaching
Diego Simeone

Achieving the impossible

Diego Simeone revisits how Atlético Madrid overcame Barcelona and Real Madrid to win an unlikely Spanish Liga title in 2014
Diego Simeone

Messi is the best in the world

Atlético Madrid manager and fellow Argentinian Diego Simeone exclusively discusses the influence of his compatriot Lionel Messi