Ernesto Valverde Tejedor is a Spanish former footballer who played as a forward, and a current manager. Over ten seasons, he amassed La Liga totals of 264 games and 68 goals, adding 55 matches and nine goals in Segunda División. He played for six teams in a 14-year professional career, including Espanyol, Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao. Valverde later went on to have an extensive spell as a manager, including being in charge of all three clubs. He won the double with Olympiacos in 2008–09 and 2011–12, and Barcelona in 2017–18.
About Ernesto Valverde
Soccer coach and former forward who has gained massive fame as the head manager for FC Barcelona. He was previously named La Liga's Coach of the Year following the 2015-2016 campaign as Athletic Bilbao's manager, and signed to manage Barcelona in 2017.
As a prolific forward, he contributed to the Barcelona squad that won the UEFA Winner's Cup in 1989. He began his coaching career as an assistant for Athletic Bilbao in 2001.
He helped lead the Greek side Olympiacos to three Greek Superleague titles in 2009, 2011, and 2012. He led Barcelona to La Liga and Copa del Rey victories in 2017-2018.
He was originally born and raised in the tiny town of Viandar de la Vera, Spain.
He has coached world renowned soccer star Lionel Messi as FC Barcelona's manager.
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