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5 World-Class Midfielders Who Later Became Great Managers (Photos)

The football world has witnessed different top players later becoming managers. It is everyone's belief that a player has an ability if not several abilities to manage.

However,this is sometimes debatable as some players have ruled themselves out of managing clubs. Let's look at some world's top midfielders who later became great managers.

1. Zinedine Zidane

The French manager was a great midfielder in his prime time. He has been a manager for Real Madrid in the past.

2. Pep Guardiola

The Manchester City's top manager was a midfielder in his football career. He has achieved a lot as a manager.

3. Carlo Ancelloti

The Italian manager replaced Zidane as Real Madrid's manager. He also played in the midfield during his time as a player.

4. Andrea Pirlo

Pirlo is a legendary midfielder in the Italian Serie A. Before being sacked last season,he was managing Juventus.

5. Diego Simeone

Simeone is currently managing Laliga Santander top club, Athletico Madrid. He also played for the same club as a midfielder in his football career.

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Andrea Pirlo Carlo Ancelloti Italian Pep Guardiola Real Madrid

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