Alejandro Javier Sabella is an Argentine football manager and former player. Born in Buenos Aires, he began his playing career with River Plate in his home country before moving to England in 1978 to play for Sheffield United. Known as "Alex" while in England, Sabella then had a spell with another English side, Leeds United, before returning to South America and representing Estudiantes, Grêmio, Ferro Carril Oeste and becoming the Atlético Nacional coach in Colombia Irapuato.
About Alejandro Sabella
Former soccer player best known as the manager of the Argentine team which finished as runners-up at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. As a player, he is remembered for his time with teams like River Plate and Sheffield United.
He was a law student at the University of Buenos Aires.
He managed Estudiantes to the Apertura title in 2010.
He was born into a wealthy family from Buenos Aires.
He managed Golden Ball winner Lionel Messi in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
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