Mauricio Pochettino

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Mauricio Pochettino
Mauricio Pochettino 2016 (cropped).jpg
Pochettino as manager of Tottenham Hotspur in 2016
Personal information
Full name Mauricio Roberto Pochettino Trossero[1]
Date of birth (1972-03-02) 2 March 1972 (age 49)[2]
Place of birth Murphy, Argentina
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[2]
Position(s) Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Paris Saint-Germain (head coach)
Youth career
CR Unión y Cultura
1986–1989 Newell's Old Boys
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1994 Newell's Old Boys 153 (8)
1994–2001 Espanyol 216 (11)
2001–2003 Paris Saint-Germain 70 (4)
2003–2004 Bordeaux 11 (1)
2004Espanyol (loan) 21 (1)
2004–2006 Espanyol 38 (1)
Total 509 (26)
National team
1991 Argentina U20 3 (0)
1992 Argentina U23 4 (0)
1999–2002 Argentina 20 (2)
Teams managed
2009–2012 Espanyol
2013–2014 Southampton
2014–2019 Tottenham Hotspur
2021– Paris Saint-Germain
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Mauricio Roberto Pochettino Trossero (Spanish pronunciation: [mawˈɾisjo potʃeˈtino]; born 2 March 1972) is a retired Argentine football player and current manager of French club Paris Saint-Germain F.C.

In 2019, Pochettino led Tottenham Hotspur to the UEFA Champions League Final after beating AFC Ajax in the semi-final for the first time in the team's history.[3] Tottenham later lost to Liverpool 1-0 in the final.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition[4][5][6]
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Newell's Old Boys 1988–89 Primera División 4 0 4 0
1989–90 Primera División 30 0 30 0
1990–91 Primera División 34 4 34 4
1991–92 Primera División 28 3 28 3
1992–93 Primera División 32 1 32 1
1993–94 Primera División 25 0 25 0
Total 153 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 153 8
Espanyol 1994–95 La Liga 34 0 1 0 35 0
1995–96 La Liga 39 3 9 0 48 3
1996–97 La Liga 37 3 6 0 4 0 47 3
1997–98 La Liga 35 2 0 0 35 2
1998–99 La Liga 26 0 3 1 29 1
1999–2000 La Liga 29 1 7 0 36 1
2000–01 La Liga 16 2 2 0 6 0 24 2
Total 216 11 28 1 0 0 10 0 254 12
Paris Saint-Germain 2000–01 Division 1 7 1 1 0 8 1
2001–02 Division 1 28 1 2 0 2 0 10 0 42 1
2002–03 Ligue 1 35 2 0 0 5 1 5 1 45 4
Total 70 4 3 0 7 1 15 1 95 6
Bordeaux 2003–04 Ligue 1 11 1 1 0 0 0 4 0 16 1
Espanyol 2003–04 La Liga 21 1 0 0 21 1
2004–05 La Liga 27 1 0 0 27 1
2005–06 La Liga 11 0 2 0 3 1 16 1
Total 59 2 2 0 0 0 3 1 64 3
Career total 509 26 34 1 7 1 32 2 582 30

International[change | change source]

Appearances and goals by national team and year[7]
National team Year Apps Goals
Argentina 1999 6 1
2000 2 0
2001 6 1
2002 6 0
Total 20 2

International goals[change | change source]

Argentina score listed first, score column indicates score after each Pochettino goal.[7]
International goals by date, venue, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 17 November 1999 Estadio La Cartuja, Seville, Spain 6  Spain 2–0 2–0 Friendly
2 7 October 2001 Estadio Defensores del Chaco, Asunción, Paraguay 12  Paraguay 1–1 2–2 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification


Managerial record[change | change source]

As of 9 May 2021[8]
Managerial record by team and tenure
Team From To Record
P W D L Win %
Espanyol 20 January 2009 26 November 2012 161 53 38 70 032.92
Southampton 18 January 2013 27 May 2014 60 23 18 19 038.33
Tottenham Hotspur 27 May 2014 19 November 2019 293 159 62 72 054.27
Paris Saint-Germain 2 January 2021 Present 30 20 3 7 066.67
Total 544 255 121 168 046.88


Honours[change | change source]

Player[change | change source]

Newell's Old Boys

Espanyol

Paris Saint-Germain

Manager[change | change source]

Tottenham Hotspur

Paris Saint-Germain

Individual

Bibliography[change | change source]

  • Balague, Guillem (2017). Brave New World: Inside Pochettino's Spurs. W&N. ISBN 978-1409157717.

Other websites[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Acta del Partido celebrado el 13 de mayo de 2012, en Barcelona" [Minutes of the Match held on 13 May 2012, in Barcelona] (in Spanish). Royal Spanish Football Federation. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Pochettino: Mauricio Roberto Pochettino Trossero: Manager". BDFutbol. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  3. "Ajax 2-3 Tottenham: Lucas Moura scores dramatic winner". BBC Sport. 8 May 2019. Retrieved 11 June 2020.
  4. "Mauricio Pochettino". Footballdatabase. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  5. "Pochettino: Mauricio Roberto Pochettino Trossero: Player". BDFutbol. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  6. "Mauricio Roberto Pochettino" (in Spanish). BDFA. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Pochettino, Mauricio". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  8. "Mauricio Pochettino career sheet". footballdatabase. footballdatabase. Retrieved 26 January 2021.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Hytner, David (5 February 2016). "Mauricio Pochettino excited by his mix of young and old at Tottenham". The Guardian. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  10. McNulty, Phil (1 June 2019). "Tottenham Hotspur 0–2 Liverpool". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2 June 2019.
  11. "Paris St-Germain: Mauricio Pochettino wins first trophy of managerial career". BBC Sport. 13 January 2021. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  12. "Manager profile: Mauricio Pochettino". Premier League. Retrieved 19 September 2018.