The Most Famous Football Coach: Recognizing a Legend

Choose the football coach you think is the most famous!

Author: Gregor Krambs
Updated on Apr 14, 2024 08:11
Welcome to StrawPoll's ultimate showdown of legendary football masterminds! We've assembled an elite roster of the most renowned and iconic football coaches of all time, each with their unique tactics, strategies, and trophy cabinets. It's time for you to step up and make your voice heard in our thrilling ranking of "Who is the most famous football coach?" Will it be the enigmatic Sir Alex Ferguson, the revolutionary Pep Guardiola, or the charismatic José Mourinho? Or perhaps you have a wildcard in mind who's ready to take the crown? Dive in, vote for your favorite, or suggest a missing option to make this the most epic battle of football coaching titans ever! The fate of our leaderboard lies in your hands – join the excitement and cast your vote now!

Who Is the Most Famous Football Coach?

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    Sir Alex Ferguson

    Sir Alex Ferguson
    He is considered one of the greatest football managers of all time, having won numerous titles and awards during his time at Manchester United. He led the team to 13 Premier League titles, five FA Cups, and two UEFA Champions League titles.
    Sir Alex Ferguson is a legendary Scottish football coach who is widely regarded as one of the most successful coaches of all time. He is best known for his 26-year tenure as the manager of Manchester United, one of the most celebrated football clubs in the world.
    • Total Trophies: 49
    • Premier League Titles: 13
    • UEFA Champions League Titles: 2
    • FA Cup Titles: 5
    • League Cup Titles: 4
    Sir Alex Ferguson in other rankings
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    He is a Spanish football coach who has won numerous titles and awards during his time at Barcelona, Bayern Munich, and Manchester City. He has won eight league titles, two UEFA Champions League titles, and numerous other domestic and international trophies.
    Pep Guardiola in other rankings
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    Jose Mourinho
    Steindy (talk) 21:38, 28 November 2009 (UTC) · CC BY-SA 3.0
    He is a Portuguese football coach who has won numerous titles and awards during his time at Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid, and Manchester United. He has won eight league titles, two UEFA Champions League titles, and numerous other domestic and international trophies.
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    He is an Italian football coach who has won numerous titles and awards during his time at AC Milan, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid, and Bayern Munich. He has won three UEFA Champions League titles, two league titles in England, and numerous other domestic and international trophies.
    Carlo Ancelotti in other rankings
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    He is a former French football player turned coach who has won numerous titles and awards during his time at Real Madrid. He has won three consecutive UEFA Champions League titles and two La Liga titles.
    Zinedine Zidane in other rankings
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    He is a German football coach who has won numerous titles and awards during his time at Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool. He has won two Bundesliga titles, one Premier League title, and one UEFA Champions League title.
    Jurgen Klopp in other rankings
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    Arsene Wenger
    Gaius Cornelius · CC BY-SA 4.0
    He is a French football coach who is best known for his time at Arsenal, where he won three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups. He is also known for his innovative tactics and player development.
    Arsene Wenger in other rankings
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    He is a former Spanish football player turned coach who led the Spanish national team to victory in the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the 2012 UEFA European Championship. He also led Real Madrid to two UEFA Champions League titles and two La Liga titles.
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    He is an Italian football coach who has won numerous titles and awards during his time at Juventus, the Italian national team, and Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande. He led Juventus to five Serie A titles and the Italian national team to victory in the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
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    He is an Italian football coach who has won numerous titles and awards during his time at AC Milan, Real Madrid, and the Russian national team. He has won nine league titles in Italy and Spain and led Real Madrid to the UEFA Champions League title in 1994.

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Ranking factors for famous football coach

  1. Winning percentage
    A coach's ability to produce successful teams and win championships is a significant factor in their fame.
  2. Impact on the game
    Coaches who have had a significant impact on the way the game is played, or who have contributed to the development of new strategies or tactics will be more famous.
  3. Longevity
    Coaches who have been a part of the game for a long time and have consistently performed at a high level throughout their careers may be considered more famous.
  4. Media presence
    Coaches who are more visible in the media, whether through their personality, style, or public statements, may have higher levels of fame.
  5. Off-field contributions
    Coaches who have made significant contributions to the sport outside of their coaching duties, such as through charity work or advocacy, may also factor into their level of fame.

About this ranking

This is a community-based ranking of the most famous football coach. We do our best to provide fair voting, but it is not intended to be exhaustive. So if you notice something or Coach is missing, feel free to help improve the ranking!

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  • 192 votes
  • 10 ranked items

Voting Rules

A participant may cast an up or down vote for each Coach once every 24 hours. The rank of each Coach is then calculated from the weighted sum of all up and down votes.

More information on most famous football coach

Football is undoubtedly one of the most popular sports in the world, with millions of fans tuning in to watch their favorite teams and players in action. Behind every successful team, however, is a great coach who provides guidance, strategy, and motivation to their players. In the world of football, there have been countless legendary coaches who have left their mark on the sport, but who is the most famous of them all? From Vince Lombardi to Sir Alex Ferguson, we'll take a closer look at some of the most iconic football coaches in history and explore what made them stand out from the rest.

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