Mauricio Roberto Pochettino, born 2 March 1972) is a retired Argentine professional footballer who played as a centre-back, and is the current manager of Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur.
He spent 17 years as a professional player, ten of which were in La Liga with Espanyol where he scored 13 goals in 275 games. He also played in France for two clubs, Paris Saint-Germain and Bordeaux, having started his career with Newell's Old Boys; an Argentine international for three years, he represented the country at the 2002 World Cup and the 1999 Copa América.
Pochettino began his managerial career at Espanyol in January 2009, remaining in the post for nearly four years. He then managed in the Premier League, with Southampton and Tottenham.
Tottenham, London, United Kingdom
Date of Birth (Current Age)
Mar 02, 1972 (47)
Place of Birth
Murphy, Santa Fe Province, Argentina
Licenses and Qualifications
N/A - AIFF/AFCA/UEFA
Honours and Awards
Argentine Primera División - 1990–91 (Player)
Copa del Rey - 1999–2000, 2005–06 (Player)
Premier League Manager of the Month - October 2013, September 2015, February 2016 (Coach)