Gerardo Daniel "Tata" Martino (born 20 November 1962) is a former Argentine footballer who is currently the manager of the Argentine national team.
Martino played mostly for Newell's Old Boys in his native Rosario. He holds the record of appearances with the team playing a total of 505 matches in all official competitions. He was also selected in a fan's poll as Newell's best player throughout the club's history.
Martino was chosen to replace Tito Vilanova as manager of FC Barcelona at the start of the 2013–14 season, but announced his resignation on 17 May 2014, though his side finished runner-up in both the Copa del Rey and La Liga that season. In 2015, he led Argentina to the Copa América Final, only to be defeated by hosts Chile on penalties.
Date of Birth (Current Age)
Nov 20, 1962 (54)
Place of Birth
Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
Licenses and Qualifications
N/A - AIFF/AFCA/UEFA
Honours and Awards
Paraguayan Primera Division - 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006 (Coach)
Supercopa de España - 2013 (Coach)
South American Coach of the Year - 2007 (Coach)