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Meet The Only 7 Individuals Who Have Won The UCL As A Player And Coach.

1. Zinédine Zidane 


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Zinédine Zidane became only the seventh man to win the European Champions League as a player and as a coach. He earned his spot in this history book after he led Real Madrid to UEFA Champions League glory in the 2015/2016 season. 

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Zinédine Zidane after his Champions League triumphant in the 2015/2016 season, went on to win the UCL with Real Madrid 3 straight years as the head coach.


2. Pep Guardiola


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The sixth name on this list is Guardiola, he is a champion as a player and coach with Barcelona.

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Pep Guardiola won two Champions League titles in charge of Barcelona in that successful span. Both times Manchester United was the victim of that fantastic team. 


3. Miguel Muñoz


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Miguel Muñoz as a player who the UCL with Real Madrid in 1956, 1957, and 1958, and as a coach, he won the UCL also with Real Madrid in 1960 and 1966.

Miguel Muñoz was the head coach by the time real Madrid won the UCL 5 years in a row and was still in charge when they added a sixth six title in the competition years later. He was the captain of the Madrid team that won the first two editions of the European Cup. 


4. Giovanni Trapattoni


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Giovanni Trapattoni as a player won the UCL with AC Milan in 1963 and 1969, and as a coach, he won it with Juventus in 1985


5. Johan Cruyff


Johan Cruyff as a player won the UCL with Ajax in 1971, 1972, and 1973, and as a coach, he won it with Barcelona in 1992.

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6. Carlo Ancelotti


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Carlo Ancelotti as a player won the title with AC Milan in 1989 and 1990, and as a coach, also won it with AC Milan in 2003 and 2007; Real Madrid in 2014. 

7. Frank Rijkaard

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Frank Rijkaard as a player won the UCL with AC Milan in 1989 and 1990 and Ajax in 1995. He went on to win the title as a coach with Barcelona in 2006.

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