Juan Antonio Pizzi Torroja (born 7 June 1968) is a retired professional footballer who played as a striker, and the current manager of the Chilean national team.
He spent the bulk of his club career in Spain, mainly at Tenerife, helping to the side's consolidation in La Liga and amassing top division totals of 221 games and 92 goals over the course of eight seasons – he also played for Valencia and Barcelona.
Born in Argentina, Pizzi represented the Spanish national team for four years,appearing with it in one World Cup and one European Championship. After retiring, he embarked on a managerial career.
Date of Birth (Current Age)
Jun 07, 1968 (51)
Place of Birth
Santa Fe, Argentina
Licenses and Qualifications
N/A - AIFF/AFCA/UEFA
Honours and Awards
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup - 1996–97 (Player)
UEFA Super Cup - 1997 (Player)
La Liga - 1997-98 (Player`)
Copa del Rey - 1996-97, 1997-98 (Player)
Pichichi Trophy - 1995-96 (Player)
Campeonato Nacional (Chile) - 2010 (Coach)
Argentine League - 2013 (Coach)
La Liga: Manager of the Month Feburary - 2014 (Coach)