Whenever a football team wins the players who had shown extraordinary skills and had scored goals become overnight heroes in the eyes of the crowd. But behind a win and success of the team, there are some people who play this game from the outside and maneuver the game expertly. Yes, they are the team managers, it is said that the success and performance of a team are majorly dependent on the contribution of a manager and not just the players.

The game of football has evidenced some very amazing and outstanding managers who have managed their teams very well and took the best out of their players. So let us have a look at some of the top managers of all time.

Alex Ferguson

Alex Ferguson is considered to be one of the mots successful football managers of all time as he had won 38 trophies in his career which included 13 Premier League titles, 5 FA Cups, and 2 UEFA Champions League titles. He was active for the time period of 1974 to 2013 and in between that time period he had managed some top teams such as Scotland, Manchester United, St. Mirren and East Stirlingshire.

Rinus Michels

Rinus Michels is well known as the inventor of the major football tactic i.e “Total Football”in the 1970s. In 1999, he was crowned as FIFA’s coach of the century. He has managed teams like Ajax which was considered to be an underdog in football but his high level of discipline and dedication upheld the team and brought it into the top clubs in Europe. He has also coached some very famous clubs which include Barcelona and FC Koln.

Football Managers- Unsung Heroes Behind A Team’s Success