Mauricio Pochettino is a former soccer player and professional soccer coach from Argentina. Mauricio Pochettino is the manager of Premier League team Tottenham Hotspur. He represented Argentina at the 2002 FIFA World Cup.
Mauricio Roberto Pochettino Trossero, better known as Mauricio Pochettino, was born on March 2, 1972, in Murphy, Santa Fe, Argentina. From now on he is 50 years old and his ethnic background is unknown. His birth sign is Pisces and he is an Argentine citizen. Speaking of parents, he is the son of Hector Pochettino (father) and Amalia Pochettino (mother).
He also has two brothers whose names are still unknown to the public. He grew up in a farming family that worked the land for three generations. His ancestors are of Piedmontese origin. Between the ages of eight and ten he took part in soccer, volleyball and judo. As a child he was a fan of Racing Club de Avellaneda.
Speaking of his academic credentials, he attended a school specializing in agriculture, Murphy. Beyond that, there is no further information regarding his graduation.
Mauricio Pochettino’s skills were noticed by José Griffa at the age of 14 and he began his football career in 1987 with Newell’s Old Boys. He then made his debut in the First Division, which marked the beginning of his professional career as a central defender. He also moved to Spanish football club RCD Espanyol in 1994 at the age of 22 and quickly established himself as a permanent fixture in the team.
He stayed with the club for six and a half years and helped them win the Copa del Rey in 2000. In 2oo1 he was signed by Paris Saint-German Football Club (PSG). During his time he was a full member. As a result, he returned to Espanyol, where he spent more than two years.
Speaking about his international career, he made his debut in 1992 when he played for the Argentina U23 team in the CONMEBOL men’s qualifier for the Olympic Games in Paraguay. In his four-year career, he played 20 times for his country. He also took part in the 2002 FIFA World Cup where he performed on the field.
He began his role as a coach in 2009 when he made his La Liga debut at FC Espanyol. In 2009 he was named Espanyol’s third manager, a post he held until 2012. Then it was announced that he will be the next first-team manager of the Southampton Premier League club in 2013. After Osvaldo Ardiles, he was the second Argentine manager in English football.
He later became head coach at English Premier League club Southampton in 2013. As head coach, he picked up his first win against Manchester City Club, which secured the club eighth place. He was The Spurs’ tenth manager and led the team to the League Cup final. He later joined Tottenham Hotspur where he earned the title of Club Administrator after giving up his contract with the club until 2021.
awards and fortune
As a former soccer player and coach, he has yet to receive any award or recognition. Looking at his successful career as a coach, we can expect him to get some of those in the years to come.
Mauricio Pochettino has made big bucks in his professional career as a coach and former soccer player. Speaking of being net worth, it is estimated at around £12million. He also has an annual salary of $8.5 million.
This coach is a married man. Moritz married Karina Grippaldi in 1992. Also, the couple has two children who are named Sebastiano and Maurizio Pochettino. The family live a life of luxury and are the current home of Tottenham.
He was rumored to have had some links with clubs like PSG and Real Madrid after a very good performance against Real Madrid in the 2017 UEFA Champions League. But later, Mauricio denies all these rumours.
body measurement and social media
Speaking of body measurements, this is him 6 feet tall and weighs about 81 kg. In addition, Mauricio has brown eyes and black hair.
Mauricio Pochettino is quite active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. On his Instagram, there are more than 668,000 followers and on his Twitter there are more than 4,000 followers. In addition, there are more than 2,000 followers on Facebook.