Trophies are a sign of achievements, in the world of football, having more trophies and awards determine how successful your career has been; as a player or a manager.
In this article, we will be looking at 7 prominent football managers with the highest numbers of trophies in football history.
Considered one of the most decorated managers, he played as a mid-fielder when he was younger, before he became a coach in 2000.
He has performed as a manager for Chelsea, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Inter Milan, Real Madrid, and now Roma.
He has won 25 titles, which include; 2 Champions League titles, 3 premier league, 1 EFL Cup, 1 FA cup, 2 Serie A titles, and 1 La Liga.
2. Luis Felipe Scolari
Luis Felipe Scolari is next on our list, he is a professional football manager from Brazil. It is amazing to know that Luis Felipe has been in the business as a coach for over 39 years.
He has coached the Brazilian Nation team twice, and about 20 other clubs. He is the current manager of the Brazilian club; Grêmio.
Luis has an amazing record of 26 title wins in his career.
3. Jock Stein
Jock Stein is next on our list, he was a Scottish player and football manager. In his 25 years career as a manager, he coached Leeds United, Celtic, and also the Scotland national team.
His career ended after his death in 1985, but he left behind a legacy, that remains impressive till today. He won 26 trophies.
4. Ottmar Hitzfeld
Ottmar Hitzfeld is next on our list, he is a professional footballer manager, and retired player from Germany.
Known as the General, he managed the Bundesliga club; Bayern Munich, Dortmund, and also the Switzerland National team (from 2008 -2014).
He is a 7x Bundesliga trophy winner, and 2x Champions League winner. He won 28 titles across all competitions.
5. Valeri Lobanovsky
Valeri Lobanovsky was a Ukrainian professional player and football manager. He performed for over 32 years, coached the Ukraine national team, and retired in 2001, just a year before his death.
He managed over 10 clubs and won 30 trophies.
6. Mircea Lucescu
Mircea Lucescu is a professional football manager and former player from Italy. He is currently in charge of the Ukrainian Premier League club; Dynamo Kyiv, he is recognized as one of the most decorated managers in the world.
He played as a winger during his days, retired in 1979, and immediately became a coach, it is over 40 years now. He has won over 32 titles.
7. Alex Ferguson
The last on our list is the Manchester United legend; Alex Ferguson. He is a football manager and former player from Scotland, he played as a forwarder and scored over 170 goals in time.
He became a club manager in 1974, and in 1986 he joined the Red Devils, till he retired in 2013. He was in charge of the club for over 27 years.
He won 13 Premier League titles, 5 FA Cups, and 4 Champions leagues trophies.
Alex remains the manager with the highest trophies in the world today; 49 trophies.
Source: BeSoccer and Wikipedia Records.
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