We have had several conversations about the greatest football players, goalkeepers and clubs but we never shifted our gaze to the person who manages all of them and makes their team win titles and trophies. So today in this Article, we will have a look at the world’s top football managers who are the actual heroes of the most popular teams including Read Madrid, Manchester United, Bayern Munich, etc. These teams won a lot of competitions and titles under their successful managers. In this list we have included the most successful football managers in the world right now in 2022.
1. Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola has become the most successful Football manager in the world right now. There are rare chances of any trophy being left that Pep hasn’t won till now. He ranks third in the list of winning most trophies in the world. Also he has 31 titles right now that puts him at third behind Sir Alex Ferguson and Mircea Lucescu. He is the manager of Manchester United and under him the team reached UEFA finals for the first time in history. But unfortunately, Chelsea surpassed them and they lost it. Before taking over Manchester United in 2016, he served as manager for Bayern Munich, Barcelona B teams and Barcelona.
2. Hansi Flick
Right now, Hansi Flick is the manager of Bayern Munich, which has become a very successful team in the last two years. In 2019, Hansi Flick was titled the head coach of Bayern Munich, football team. In his two years of career at Munich, the team won many titles and trophies taking it to heights. Hansi has won many trophies in the previous two years and become the second most successful Football team manager in the world. The games and competitions he has won till now includes DFB-Pokal, UEFA champions league, UEFA Super, DFL-Supercup and the FIFA Football Cup 2020.
3. Jurgen Klopp
Jurgen Klopp manages Liverpool football team and secured the title of 3rd most successful Football manager in the world. It seems that getting teams qualified for UEFA champions league is not possible without legendary football managers such as Hansi Flick and Jurgen Klopp. As soon as he took the command of Liverpool, the team qualified for UEFA champions league and became the champions of UEFA champion League 2018-2019. Liverpool also won UEFA Super in 2019 under Jurgen Klopp. Year 2019 proved lucky for Liverpool as it won the FIFA Football Cup in 2019 under Jurgen. The team also received a Massive victory in the Premier league.
4. Thomas Tuchel
The fourth most successful Football manager, Thomas Tuchel is from Germany and serves as manager in Chelsea. He has taken Chelsea to the heights in return of which he was positioned head coach of Chelsea football team in 2021. Chelsea also became winners of UEFA Champions League in the 2021 session under him. Before joining Chelsea, Thomas Tuchel acted as managers for teams including Paris Saint-Germain, Mainz 05, Borussia Dortmund and FC Augsburg II. He demonstrated his managing skills while he was playing manager for Paris Saint-Germain and Borussia Dortmund. As a result of his ability and hardwork, he was awarded the Premier league manager of the month award in March 2021.
5. Zinedine Zidane
Nobody is unaware of the success of Real Madrid. But who is behind its non stop success story? Answer is Zinedine Zidane who has become the fifth most successful Football manager in the last few years in the world. Zinedine became the manager of Real Madrid in 2016 who is one of the most successful Football clubs in the world. Shortly after he joined it, Real Madrid won several domestic competitions as well as international. It was under him when Madrid consecutively won three UEFA champions league titles and two UEFA Super Cups. It is not the end of his success story, as Real Madrid won two consecutive FIFA World Cups in 2016 and 2017. Surprisingly, he is one of the best French football players as well.
6. Antonio Conte
Antonio Conte has been managing inter Milan since 2019 when he joined in. Before taking over Inter Milan, he served as manager in football teams like Chelsea, Siena, Atalanta, Barri, Juventus, Italy and Arezo. Under Antonio Conte, Inter Milan broke the record of winning nine consecutive years by Juventus that Antonio managed once in his career. After so many years, only under Antonio, Inter Milan received victory in Serie A and became its champion in 2020-21. He has also won a lot of trophies while playing with Juventus, Chelsea and Barri. Concluding all of his success incidents, Antonio managed to become sixth most successful Football manager in the world right now.
7. Diego Simeone
The Argentine manager has been in command of Atletico Madrid since 2011. He is considered the maker of this team as he built it and the team won many trophies under him. Since 2011, Atletico Madrid has won the UEFA Super Cup, UEFA champions league, La liga, Supercopa de Espana, Copa del Ray and UEFA Europa league. He also had the opportunity to represent the Argentine National football team on the international stage in his senior years. What else could be needed to make him one of the most successful Football managers in the world right now.
8. Mauricio Pochettino
Mauricio Pochettino is currently the Manager of the Paris Saint-Germain team. One Mauricio Pochettino led Tottenham Hotspur in the UEFA Champions League. It was only under Mauricio Pochettino when Tottenham Hotspur reached the finals of UEFA champions league. But, unluckily, they got defeated by Liverpool in the finals. Even though he has become one of the most successful Football managers in the world , he still has a lot to prove for Paris Saint-Germain which is one of the most successful Football teams in the world.
9. Julian Nagelsmann
Julian Nagelsmann is the manager of Bayern Munich, one of the most successful Football teams. He was named head coach of Bayern Munich on july 1, 2021. As Bayern Munich already has been in command of Hansi Flick once, it conquered a lot of trophies that makes this competition tough for Julian. He has to prove himself as the best for Bayern Munich. His ability can be deemed by the fact that he managed team Hoeffenhem before even turning 30. There he won U19 Bundesliga and U19 Bundesliga South/South West with TSG Hoffenheim U19. Afterwards he managed Leipzig where Julian Nagelsmann victory rate was more than 50%.
10. Brendan Rodgers
Brendan Rodgers has secured the 10th place in the list of most successful Football managers in the world. He took over Leicester City in 2019 and since then he is managing the team. Under Brendan Rodgers, Leicester City conquered its first ever title of FA Cup 2020-21. It won the FA Cup season 2020-21. Before managing Leicester City, he managed teams like Liverpool, Swansea City, Celtic, Reading and Watford. The successful manager is from Northern Ireland and currently he is 48 years old.
Just because we made a list of 10 top most successful Football managers in the world, it doesn’t mean they are the only managers with such rich talent and potential. There are many football managers who have conquered the most respected trophies of highest order but their name is not mentioned in the list. Let’s take Sir Alex Ferguson. He made the record of earning most trophies. He won 48 trophies, which is more than any other manager ever won. After Alex Ferguson, Rea Lucesso is the second most trophy earning manager with 34. Other than them, Louis Van Gaal, Marcello Lippi, Arsene Wenger, etc are also one of the most successful Football managers.