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José Pekerman

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José Pekerman
Personal information
Full name José Néstor Pekerman
Date of birth (1949-09-03) 3 September 1949 (age 74)
Place of birth Villa Domínguez, Argentina
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
Argentinos Juniors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1974 Argentinos Juniors 134 (12)
1974–1977 Independiente Medellín 101 (15)
Total 235 (27)
Teams managed
1981–1982 Chacarita Juniors (youth)
1982–1992 Argentinos Juniors (youth)
1992–1994 Colo-Colo (youth)
1994–2001 Argentina U20
2004–2006 Argentina
2007–2008 Toluca
2009 Tigres UANL
2012–2018 Colombia
2021–2023 Venezuela
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

José Néstor Pekerman (born 3 September 1949) is a former Argentine football player and current manager (head coach) of Colombia national team. He played for two clubs in his career, Argentinos Juniors and Deportivo Independiente Medellin. He is of Jewish descent.