Jorge Luis Sampaoli Moya is an Argentine football manager. He is the current manager of Argentina national team. Sampaoli started out as a youth player and eventually switched to management due to a severe injury. Sampaoli started with an impressive managerial period at Coronel Bolognesi in 2004, and continued with brief but successful periods at O'Higgins and Emelec.
Sampaoli earned plaudits as a head coach with Universidad de Chile, winning three league titles and the Copa Sudamericana championship. This success led him to coach the Chilean men's national team in 2012, replacing Claudio Borghi. He led the Chilean national football team to their first Copa América title, after defeating Argentina in the final in the 2015 edition in Chile. He is well known for his attacking tactics, similar to those of Marcelo Bielsa according to the press and fans alike.
Date of Birth (Current Age)
Mar 13, 1960 (59)
Place of Birth
Casilda, Santa Fe, Argentina
Licenses and Qualifications
Honours and Awards
Copa América Team of the Tournament (Manager) - 2015 (Coach)
South American Coach of the Year - 2015 (Coach)