Mauricio Pochettino is a famous Argentine soccer manager of Chelsea. Born on 2 March 1972, Pochettino has had an illustrious career as both a soccer player and manager. As a central defender, he played for several clubs, including Espanyol and Paris Saint-Germain. He was also part of the Argentina national team that reached the quarter-finals at the 2002 World Cup. After retiring from playing soccer, Pochettino embarked on a career as a manager. His first major assignment was with Espanyol in 2009. During his tenure, he guided the club to a solid position in the Spanish La Liga and the Copa del Rey final in 2010.
Pochettino then took over as coach of Southampton in 2013 and achieved notable results, leading the newly promoted team to seventh place in the Premier League. However, it was with Tottenham Hotspur that he achieved his greatest success. During his five-year tenure, he transformed Tottenham into one of the best teams in Europe, taking them to the Champions League final in 2019. In 2021, Pochettino returned to Paris Saint-Germain as manager. In 2023 he moved to Chelsea. His tactical ability and passion for the game have earned him a prominent place in world soccer. He is known for his attacking style of play and his ability to develop young talent. Pochettino is certainly one of the most influential and respected coaches in the modern soccer scene.